First Mates 4-day Camp: Pirate Crew

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

June 14-17 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. daily Learn about those scurvy dogs who sailed the waters of the Atlantic coast and beyond! From Stede Bonnet to Ching Shih, campers will learn about life at sea, why sailors to turn to piracy, and what perks...

$54 – $60

Little Mariners: First Mariners

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

Native tribespeople are not that different from you and me! Let us compare their lives to our own to practice our matching skills and learn about the first people who lived in this area. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of...

$6.3 – $7

First Mates 4-day Camp: Mess Mates

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

June 28 - July 1 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. daily Ships can have some of the best and worst food around. Travel the seas through your stomach this week by learning and tasting some traditional recipes. Be extra cautious—some may make you squeamish! Cost...

$54 – $60

Little Mariners: Red, White, and Blue Whale

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

Learn about one of our biggest aquatic friends during this class that includes a singalong, craft, and story time. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program. Cost is $7. Youth ages 4 to 6 are welcome to attend. All...

$6.3 – $7

First Mate 4-day Camp: Salty Sea Life

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

July 12 - 15 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. daily Learn about the sea life local to the Lower Cape Fear and how they have helped the region economically. Students will take a trip to the N.C. Aquarium at Ft. Fisher, as well as walk...

$54 – $60

Third Tuesday: Creation and Impact of SS John D Gill, 1942

Southport Community Building 223 E. Bay Street, Southport

Submarine warfare during World War II came quite close to the North Carolina coast. While the southern border of Operation Drumbeat is in the Outer Banks, the Lower Cape Fear saw its share of action. Join Curator of Education Katy Menne for in an in-depth...

Free

Little Mariners: Duck Dash

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

Sort, color, and race your favorite ducks then listen to a great story about five little ducks! Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program. Cost is $7. Youth ages 4 to 6 are welcome to attend. All programs are...

$6.3 – $7

First Mate 4-day Camp: Colonial Days

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

July 26 - 29 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. daily Coming back after a long hiatus, hop into our time traveling vessel to Colonial Days! Learn how port town residents lived everyday life, as well as what there was to see and do; and then...

$54.00 – $60.00

Little Mariners: Maritime Art

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

Create maritime-inspired art with the educator, dance around to get some wiggles out, and listen to a story. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program. Cost is $7. Youth ages 4 to 6 are welcome to attend. All programs...

$6.30 – $7

Sensory Saturday: Summer Wreath

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: Crab Nachos

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

Join the Maritime Museum for a short lecture on blue crabs while enjoying the prepared meal. Participants will be sent home with tips on how to make this at home and a recipe card! Classes are held at the museum and are BYOB. Classes are...

$22.50 – $25

First Mate 4-day Camp: Maritime Mayhem

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

August 9 - 12 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily From a raft of tree trunks to the modern military ships, maritime culture has adapted to meet the current lives of those working and living on the waters. Spend all week learning about life aboard...

$108.00 – $120.00