Inner-City Kids Get Chance to Sample Block Island

Photo courtesy Block Island Maritime Institute

Block Island Times: The Block Island Maritime Institute this summer is bringing high school students from 5 city schools to the island to participate in some of the things that make this one of the last great places on earth. Three of the groups are here for a week, and 2 are on island for a day. The sizes of groups range from 15 to 20 students plus a couple of teachers. The students are generally sophomores and juniors.

In addition, BIMI is working with the Block Island Lions Club and the Narragansett Lions Clubto bring some 30 blind children to the island later this month.

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