Empowering youth to become curious ambassadors for the environment through the arts.

#becomecurious

 

Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids (OPAK) is a youth education organization aimed at teaching kids about the environment they live in while simultaneously providing a skillset of advocacy through the arts.

 

OPAK Curriculum Director Melanie Colby teaching the importance of advocacy in science to a group of Girl Scouts (October 2016).

OPAK Curriculum Director Melanie Colby teaching the importance of advocacy in science to a group of Girl Scouts (October 2016).

Featured Program:

This summer OPAK is running a 4 week marine science, arts and advocacy program in Harwich, MA for 10-12 year olds. Each week will highlight a unique marine theme like estuaries or marine megafauna. The program will have weekly field trips and guest lectures from scientists and community activists. Prices vary by week (limited scholarships available).

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Take care of the ocean...
Help animals survive
and we should provide
A healthy planet so kids can thrive.
— OPAK Thacher Montessori Students, Dec. 2016

Photos by Jeffrey Morgan