Marine Science and Maritime Heritage

Summer Programs

Maritime Gloucester is excited to offer the following Week-Long programs for Summer 2018.  

Week-Long Programs - Click the title for more information.

Boatbuilding 2018 (ages 11-15); 

Coastal Explorers - Sailing & Science (ages 8-11); 

Coastal Explorers - Voyagers (ages 12-15)  

 

 

Drop-In Programs:  Details to come!

 

If you have any questions or interested in other potential opportunities to learn about Marine Science and Maritime Heritage, please email Amanda Madeira (amadeira@maritimegloucester.org). 

 

  • Jul10
    Coastal Explorers – Sailing & Science (session 1)

    Monday, July 10, 2017, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, through Friday, July 14, 2017

    Registration : $450 Non-Member / $400 MG Family Members

    Audience: Ages 8-11

    Climb aboard and set a course for fun and exploration! Throughout the week students learn to sail a traditional Gloucester fishing schooner while participating in exciting hands-on marine science and maritime heritage explorations along the North Shore. Each day, students will board the Schooner Ardelle and sail off to a different destination. Whether it’s to climb the lighthouse on Thacher Island and learn about its nesting seabirds, navigate to Dry Salvages to see seals up close, explore an island with tide pools and a shipwreck, or learn about colonial times at Fort Sewall in Marblehead, fun and good times will be had with every day a new adventure. Perhaps we’ll catch lobsters and fish for Maritime Gloucester’s Aquarium or even see a whale!

    Registration
     
  • Jul17
    Harbor Discovery

    Monday, July 17, 2017, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, through Friday, July 21, 2017

    Register : Cost $285 non-members; $250 for MG Family Members

    Audience: Gloucester Students Ages 8-11

    For kids who enjoyed our school year “Ocean Explorers” program, this program is for you. Come and have fun on the Maritime Gloucester working waterfront. Program includes: aquarium activities, scavenger hunts, hauling lobster traps, conducting research, building stuff, waterfront visits, and getting on the water, piers and floats at Maritime Gloucester.  Available only to Gloucester students in grades 3rd through 5th.

    Scholarships are available for students in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grades in Gloucester schools who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. Pay only $50 for the program. Click here to download the scholarship application.

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  • May03

    Thursday, May 3, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm,

    Audience: Families & General Audience

    Bring your family by on June 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 to kick off the new season! 

    Check back here or on Facebook for details.

     
  • Jul09
    Coastal Explorers - Sailing & Science - SOLD OUT

    Monday, July 9, 2018, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, through Friday, July 13, 2018

    Registration : $460 Non-members / $400 MG Family Members

    Audience: Ages 8-11

    Climb aboard and set a course for fun & exploration!

    Through this week-long program students will learn to sail a traditional Gloucester fishing schooner while participating in exciting hands-on marine science and maritime heritage explorations at Maritime Gloucester & along the coast of the North Shore.

    Students will spend their first two days on shore exploring topics in marine science and maritime heritage in MG’s labs, aquarium and in the field.

    Over the next three days we will sail off to a different coastal destination aboard Schooner Ardelle. Whether it’s to climb the lighthouse on Thacher's Island and learn about its nesting seabirds, navigate to Dry Salvages to see seals up close, or explore an island with tide pools and a shipwreck, fun and good times will be had with every day a new adventure!

    Registration
     
  • Jul30
    Coastal Explorers – Voyagers

    Monday, July 30, 2018, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, through Friday, August 3, 2018

    Registration : $460 Non-Member / $400 MG Family Members

    Audience: Ages 8-15

    Haul the sails, cast off the lines and head out on an adventure of a lifetime! 

    Through this week-long program students will learn to sail a traditional Gloucester fishing schooner while participating in exciting hands-on marine science and maritime heritage explorations at Maritime Gloucester & along the coast of the North Shore.   

    Students will spend their first two days on shore exploring topics in marine science and maritime heritage in MG’s labs, aquarium and in the field.

    Over the next three days we will sail off to a different coastal destination aboard Schooner Ardelle. Whether it’s to climb the lighthouse on Thacher's Island and learn about its nesting seabirds, navigate to Dry Salvages to see seals up close, or explore an island with tide pools and a shipwreck, fun and good times will be had with every day a new adventure!

    Registration