The Sultana Education Foundation’s Summer Programs are overseen by an experienced professional staff. The schooner SULTANA is a USCG certified passenger carrying vessel, operated by a licensed Captain and USCG approved crew. The Foundation’s paddling programs are overseen by an American Canoe Association certified instructor. All staff are Red Cross certified in CPR and First Aid and all programs have at least one certified Life Guard and Wilderness First Responder/USCG approved Medical Officer. All of the Foundation’s Summer Program are certified by the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.