Early Release: Anacortes: Fall

The Anacortes Early Release Enrichment program is presented in partnership between the Anacortes School District and Western Washington University's Shannon Point Marine Center.  Students will experience hands-on science and art activities at Island View Elementary and Western Washington University's Shannon Point Marine Center.

Youth program participants and staff must abide by all University regulations and program rules.

At a Glance

Grades 1-5

October 3-6, 2017

Noon-4 p.m.



What lies beneath? An exploration of marine life and ecosystems in the Salish Sea

Through various activities we will investigate a different habitat, learn about the marine organisms associated with the habitat, and ultimately discover the interconnectedness of the Salish Sea. 

Instructor: Cristina Villalobos and Francesca Tuazon 

Students are asked to bring:

  • A rain jacket
  • A healthy snack and water bottle
  • A curious mind
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Location Details

Island View Elementary
2501 J Ave., Anacortes

Children are able to ride the school bus from their elementary school to Island View Elementary School please have them bring a permission slip to ride the bus.  Children will be able to eat their lunch before the program. The last day of the program will be held at the Shannon Point Marine Center the children will be taken to Shannon Point by bus from Island View Elementary.

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Cancellation Policy

All classes and programs are self-sustaining and subject to minimum enrollments. Cancellations must be made seven days in advance of the session and must be submitted in writing through youth@wwu.edu. Refunds are available to those who have cancelled in the appropriate time frame, less a $25 handling fee.

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