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!

Lifeboat Field Trip

Lifeboat Field Trip

If “A perk of going to school on a hospital ship is the fantastic, once-in-a-lifetime type field-trips we get to take! This past week is a perfect example! The teachers were batting around field-trip ideas a few weeks ago and our 4th/5th grade teacher, Miss Emilie,...

Student Life Program

Student Life Program

The idea of our Student Life Program started in 2009 when I was having a conversation with a parent about how surprised she was that her teenager did not know how to use a can opener. Our Mercy Ships kids have amazing opportunities to see the world and experience...

Create a Little Joy

Create a Little Joy

Over the past few weeks during our library sessions, the elementary children have been enjoying the book 'Scribble Stones'. It is a creative art project that hopes to spread a little happiness through art! It tells the story of one little stone who thinks he will...

Easter on a Mercy Ship

Easter on a Mercy Ship

Easter has always been a special time in Mercy Ships and especially when you are serving on our ships.  Our first ship was called the Anastasis which is Greek for “resurrection” and as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ many events are planned on our...