USA Today features TopSail Youth Program

TopSail featured in USA Today

Tall ship adventure frees kids from their smartphones LOS ANGELES — In an age when parents and educators are tasked with finding ways of breaking kids free from their digital lives, a program here entices them to put down their smartphones long enough to pull ropes, unfurl sails, feel the gentle rocking of a tall…

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TopSail Sheet E-Newsletter, Spring 2016

Click here to read our TopSail Sheet e-Newsletter, Spring 2016 Published quarterly, The TopSail Sheet is chock-full of news about Los Angeles Maritime Institute, TopSail Youth Program and community happenings!

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Student Ocean Scientist Program Los Angeles

Student Ocean Scientist Program

          For immediate release Educational collaboration focused on teaching middle school children how to carry out scientific investigations of the Los Angeles Harbor and coastal waters. AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles, Reef Check and Los Angeles Maritime Institute Announce “Student Ocean Scientist” Program to Engage Youth in Ocean-Based Learning (Los Angeles,…

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LAMI Featured in Life-Styled

Life-Styled Magazine liked our Sweetheart Sail so much, that it was listed as a “romantic rendezvous” in the February 2016 issue. by Stacy Garcia Click Here to Read the Whole Issue

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Wilmington Middle School student

Meet Sarah Rodriguez

Click here to read Sarah’s story Sarah attends Wilmington Middle School and participated in our pilot TopSail S.T.E.A.M. Program in spring 2015 through a grant from Harbor Community Benefit Foundation.  She is now a member of our Volunteer Youth Crew and an inspiration to students of all ages!

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Youth Boat Building Shop

Starting in January 2016, Los Angeles Maritime Institute will begin teaching boat building to students from Port of Los Angeles High School as part of a Maritime Vocational Education collaboration. One of our goals is to bring the Swift of Ipswich back to San Pedro to finish her restoration (as part of the boat building…

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Support youth programs at sea.

2015 Annual Appeal Campaign

Educate. Inspire. Empower. Support Adventure Education at Sea aboard L.A.’s Official Tall Ships! Click here to download PDF of 2015 Appeal Letter. Donate to TopSail Youth Programs Donate to the LAMI Boat Shop (matching grant) Donate to the Swift’s restoration – bring her back to San Pedro and Wilmington!

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