• May12

    Saturday, May 12, 2018, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm,

    Registration : $99

    Fundamentals of coastal navigation from the perspective that the student has no current knowledge of navigation techniques.  This 8-hour curriculum includes 2 to 3 hours hands-on chart work using skills taught. 

    Maritime Gloucester has once again partnered with Boatwise to offer a series of Captain's Courses and Safe Boating Basics and Navigation Classes. All courses and classes will take place in Maritime Gloucester's Sarah Fraser Robbins Classroom. Descriptions, dates and tuition are listed below.  Register with Boatwise at (800) 698-7373.

     
  • Jun25
    Boat Building 2018

    Monday, June 25, 2018, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, through Friday, June 29, 2018

    Registration : Cost: $460 non-members; $400 for MG Family Members.

    Audience: Ages 11-15

    Working together to build one boat, students will use woodworking tools,  measuring, cutting, screwing and glueing while learning concepts of boat design, (stability, speed, displacement, etc).

    In addition, students will explore other topics of marine science and maritime heritage in our museum, aquarium and  waterfront site.

    A popular course last year, a second session could be offered if there is enough interest.

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  • Jul09
    Coastal Explorers - Sailing & Science

    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!

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  • 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 12-15

    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