Academy Blog

Recent Highlights at the Mercy Ships Academy

The school years are busy onboard a Mercy Ship, and our blog is an excellent way to stay up to date with all the recent highlights at the Academy.

Follow along here to read exciting Academy stories and news as they unfold. Feel free to share with family, friends, and supporters back home!

Persistence

Persistence

Persistence is the quality that allows someone to continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult or opposed by other people.

Twin Spirit

Twin Spirit

How does an academy build school spirit when there are no intramural nor intermural sports available, no homecoming, no dances? Find out here!

Survival!

Survival!

The Africa Mercy has a swimming pool on its top deck which the whole crew enjoys. However, one day it was put to an extraordinary use.

Gran Canaria Football

Gran Canaria Football

Sometimes when we come into Gran Canaria for the ship’s refit, the Academy is still in session. Gran Canaria. This is a volcanic island, part of the Grand Canary Islands. It is about 100 km west of Morocco, though it belongs to Spain. The Spanish came in the late...