Schoolship Blog

Keeping Curious on our Inland Seas

Working and teaching aboard a traditionally rigged tall ship have its perks. My office has incredible views from all angles and the students are never bored. What is particularly rewarding...

The Foghorn – A Lake Superior Experience

From time to time, ISEA will share Great Lakes experiences from guest bloggers. In this blog, Bill Betts shares his adventure at the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula. Email marketing@schoolship.org...

Reflections as an Intern

Ten weeks have flown by, meaning my time as the ISEA Marketing and Communications Intern has come to an end. After every ISEA program, the lead instructor asks if anyone...

Six Days on the Water

Six days on the water. That’s 144 hours or 8,640 minutes.   If we are only on duty eight hours of the day, what do we do to fill the rest...

Life on a Schooner

On our six-day transit from Detroit to Houghton, fifteen volunteers and staff members were aboard the schooner Inland Seas. For these sailors, this voyage is not an opportunity to just...

Relationships Across the Great Lakes Basin

Since Inland Seas’ founding in 1989, we have had the opportunity to connect over 130,000 people with the Great Lakes. While a large portion of those participants engaged with us...

Crossing the Great Lakes

July is here and for Inland Seas that means our schooner has set sail for the next 46 days. The ship will sail through Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, and for...

Science Behind the Sails

While Inland Seas Education Association is not a research institution, but an educational institution as the name suggests, every one of our programs involves some level of data collection. And,...

A Special Place for Families

With summer in full swing, Inland Seas has been switching gears from Schoolship programs to public sails. While these programs have a similar focus of hands-on education and encouraging stewardship,...

Another Generation of Great Lakes Education

In the past few years, Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) has been working diligently to prepare our organization for the next decades of Great Lakes education. With past plans complete...

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