Friday, August 16, 2019

Disney Cruise Lines inspires future generations of seafarers at LJM Maritime Academy’s


NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As part of its dedication to inspiring future maritime professionals, Disney Cruise Line sponsored this year’s summer camp program at the LJM Maritime Academy in Nassau. More than 40 students, ranging in ages from 12 to 16 years old, were given the chance to learn more about the local and global maritime industry and gain a better understanding of its career opportunities.

During the two-week camp, students explored various aspects of maritime-oriented jobs and learned how traditional STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects apply to the various roles available in the field. The program also builds hands-on skills required for seamanship by including lessons in boat handicraft, navigation, outdoor skills and first aid.  Read more >>