In Ocean Discovery’s “Sustainable Ecosystem” business model, core programs in three focused areas (community, student, and leaders) work collectively to provide the consistent energy needed for young people to grow from “seed to tree.” Programs are highly integrated so that young people feel their holistic impact, like the warmth of the sun rather than each ray individually. This exposure ensures that each seedling has the opportunity to reach their potential.
We integrate education, scientific research, and environmental stewardship experiences through our “Model”:
Our programs are designed using a shared education foundation that defines how to engage our audience, what content is essential, and how to generate the spark that makes our young people want to learn.
To reach our entire school-shed, Ocean Discovery Institute offers these three opportunities for participation: