School Year Camp: Dinos of the Deep

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Dive into the world of ancient maritime creatures. Learn about food webs, and prey and predators. Finish the lesson with a shark hunt! Drop off begins at 9 a.m. and children must be picked up by 5:30 p.m. Cost is $30 per day. Pack a...

$27 – $30

Third Tuesday: Cape Fear River Lock and Dams: Past, Present, and Future

Southport Community Building 223 E. Bay Street, Southport

Join Dana Matics to look at the locks and dams along the Cape Fear River. Hear about how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has adapted during the 106 years the locks have been in service assisting shipping between Fayetteville and Wilmington up to the...

School Year Camp: Turtl-ey Awesome

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

It is turtl-ey awesome that you want to learn all about turtles! Take a trip to Bald Head Island Conservancy to learn just what we can do to help our beach friends. Drop off begins at 9 a.m. and children must be picked up by...

$27 – $30

School Year Camp: Fishy Friends

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Grouper, shrimp, tuna, and tilefish are just a few of the species of fish caught in our waters. Spend the day learning all about the aquatic creatures who call this area home, and how they can be caught! Drop off begins at 9 a.m. and...

$27 – $30

School Year Camp: Aqua Heroes

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Just doing their jobs, helping others, and creating safety where they can. Learn about some of the amazing community helpers that you can see on the waters. Drop off begins at 9 a.m. and children must be picked up by 5:30 p.m. Cost is $30...

$27 – $30

Homeschool Friday: Lucrative Longleaf Pines

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

These trees have been dotting North Carolina and the Southeastern United States for centuries. Learn their ecosystems, their role in colonial port towns, and how we can help them today. Homeschool programs are offered the last Friday of every month. Classes are geared for First...

Get Tickets $6.30 – $7 10 tickets left

Sensory Saturday: Cast Off

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Join the Museum for a calm start to your Saturday morning. The Sensory Saturday program is offered the first Saturday of each month and includes dimmed lights, no audio turned on, and a special activity or craft. It is geared for families and/or individuals with sensory...

Free

Salty Dog Saturday: Sushi Rolling

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Join the Maritime Museum for a short lecture on various seafoods of the area and get to test your hands at rolling your own sushi! Participants will be sent home with tips on how to make beautiful sushi. Classes are held at the museum and...

$22.50 – $25

Third Tuesday: A Night with History on Frying Pan Tower

Southport Community Building 223 E. Bay Street, Southport

Join local historian and educator Hunter Ingram in recounting his journey out to Frying Pan Light Tower in September 2020. Gain firsthand knowledge of the current state of this Texas Tower while learning its historic roots as part of the U.S. Coast Guard and how...

Homeschool Friday: Boats Boats Boats

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

One look at the Cape Fear River and you know there are so many different kinds of vessels that it is overwhelming. Learn a few key ways to tell vessels apart and how the shape of them gives you information about where they can be...

Get Tickets $6.30 – $7 10 tickets left

Sensory Saturday: Sensational Sharks

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Join the Museum for a calm start to your Saturday morning. The Sensory Saturday program is offered the first Saturday of each month and includes dimmed lights, no audio turned on, and a special activity or craft. It is geared for families and/or individuals with sensory...

Free

Salty Dog Saturday: Grouper Sandwiches

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Join the Maritime Museum for a short lecture on grouper while enjoying sandwiches. Participants will be sent home with tips on how to make the perfect grouper and a recipe card! Classes are held at the museum and are BYOB. Classes are strictly 21 years...

$22.50 – $25