We're excited to offer a special program this summer aboard the schooner Adventuress. Girls at the Helm is a 6-day 5-night "summer camp at sea" voyage designed for girls in grades 6 to 8. What better way to explore Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands than from the decks of a historic tall ship? With guidance from the experienced crew, participants will hoist the sails to the rhythm of a sea chantey, take the helm and steer a course, share meals, enjoy evenings of music and laughter, stand anchor watch under the stars, and learn firsthand about the marine biology and natural history of Puget Sound. Details: The trip is for girls only, grades 6 to 8. Cost is $650 and includes all meals (which are vegetarian) and comfortable but cozy living quarters aboard the ship (which is 133' long). The trip departs from the Center for Wooden Boats in Seattle's South Lake Union on July 6th and returns to Bellingham on July 11th. Nights are spent anchored out. Register at http://www.soundexp.org/ or give us a call at 360-379-0438.