Project Oriented Study

STEM, Humanities, Recreational & Social Activities


Collegial Environment

Two weeks of residence on the MMA Campus



Interactive activities that support personal growth and leadership development

A dynamic summer learning experience delivered by Massachusetts Maritime Academy and Cape Cod Collaborative designed for rising 8th and 9th grade students from Cape Cod Collaborative member and Affiliate districts.

The Program

An exciting 2-week summer college-like residential experience developed by the Cape Cod Collaborative with the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, emphasizing leadership and development, and project-oriented instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) areas, and the Humanities for high-achieving 7th and 8th grade students across Cape Cod.


The Experience

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus comes alive with energy and camaraderie as 210 students participate in classes, activities, and daily life together. Students meet new friends and build important life skills. They also collaborate as a tightly knit team through projects and friendly competition, sharing every moment outside their core classes.

Testimonials from


" My personal experience of cold water survival was amazing. The suits we wore are used on real ships in the winter. I would 100% do it again."
Jedeya , ASLP 2023
" My POD went on a field trip to Plymouth Airport. Our project there was to make a toolbox out of aluminum. The trip will always be one I will remember because of the skills it taught us and because of the fun we had.
Isaac , ASLP 2023
“My expectations were surpassed because of all the amazing people I met and all of the fun activities ... ”
Isaac , ASLP 2023
“ I attended ASLP in 2015 and it was a great opportunity to learn what MMA had to offer. I also did a lot of fun activities and made new friends ”
Abigail Pope, Regimental Commander 2023 , MMA. , ASLP 2015

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