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Maine Ocean School Foundation – keeping wind behind the sails of the Maine Ocean School

We are a 501(c)(3) organization that supports the Maine Ocean School, a free public  magnet high school located in Searsport, Maine. Our mission is to enhance, expand, and enrich students' educational experiences through private donations, gifts, and grants.

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About the Maine Ocean School

Maine Ocean School Summer 2018The Maine Ocean School is a public magnet high school for marine science, technology, transportation, and engineering.

Their mission:

"To provide a theme-based high school education focused on Maine’s maritime connection, with an emphasis on leadership, work ethic, and the transferable skills associated with careers involving the ocean." Learn more here.

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Every day is a new adventure at Maine Ocean School!

Today students celebrated the holiday with a class breakfast 🥞 and painting Ocean Breezes with/as Bob Ross ((Bobrossclasses)) 🎨
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Every day is a new adventure at Maine Ocean School! 

Today students celebrated the holiday with a class breakfast 🥞 and painting Ocean Breezes with/as Bob Ross ((Bobrossclasses)) 🎨

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Maine Ocean School - you are on my list of "things for which I'm grateful" this year!! Thank you for launching this amazing school.

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THE FOUNDATION

Maine Ocean School Foundation’s Mission

Maine Ocean School Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization established to support, enhance, expand, and enrich students’ educational experiences through private donations, gifts, and grants. Maine Ocean School Foundation helps to carry out the mission and vision of Maine Ocean School by raising private funds to support programs beyond the core school budget.

Our Board of Directors is a group of dedicated volunteers working hard to raise monies needed to support and assist the Maine Ocean School as it grows.

Our History and Purpose

The Maine Ocean School Foundation was created to raise supplemental funds through grants, gifts from organizations and individuals, and larger corporations to support Maine’s second public magnet school, Maine Ocean School.

As a magnet school, Maine Ocean School receives some funding from the state annually. Those funds alone do not cover the total cost of maintaining the school’s innovative curricula. Because the Maine Ocean School is a public magnet school that accepts students from throughout the state, school funding that is typically covered by resident taxpayer dollars is not available. The Foundation has taken up the challenge of raising funds to provide for activities, equipment, staff training and development, and innovative technology and curricula.

In the near future, the Foundation will be launching a capitol campaign for the purpose of establishing a permanent campus including on site housing.


Maine Ocean School Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established to support, enhance, expand, and enrich students’ educational experiences through private donations, gifts, and grants. Maine Ocean School Foundation helps to carry out the mission and vision of Maine Ocean School by raising private funds to support programs beyond the core school budget.

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UPDATES

Maine Ocean School Foundation Captains’ Dinner

This year we’re honoring Captain Wayne Hamilton with presentation of our first Annual Maine Ocean School Maritime Leadership Award. Guest speaker will be Jon Nass, Chief Executive Officer, Maine Port Authority.  The Annual Captains’ Dinner is our major fundraising event of the summer season. We rely on your  support as the Foundation works to assist …

2nd. Annual Maine Ocean School Foundation Captain’s Dinner

The 2nd. Annual Captain’s Dinner,  will be held August 10, 2019 at the Samoset Resort , 220 Warrenton St.  Rockport Maine. Join us in honoring Mr. Wayne Hamilton with the Maine Ocean School Foundation Maritime Leadership Award Watch for invitations in the mail. for more information contact as at Maineoceanschoolfoundation.org/info