Maritime at Home

While you can’t come to us, let us come to you — virtually!

Get social!

Join us via our social channels Tuesday through Saturday and dive into the fun.

                          

Weekly schedule

TUESDAY: 5 p.m. Live Learning on Facebook

WEDNESDAY: 3 p.m. Story Time with Captain Meanie on YouTube

THURSDAY: 10 a.m. Trivia Thursday on Facebook

FRIDAY: 11 a.m. Craft Time with Captain Meanie on Facebook

SATURDAY: 3 p.m. Story Time with Captain Meanie on YouTube

SUNDAY: 10 a.m. Sunday Stretch on Instagram

Videos

Crafts and activities
Educational: kids
Educational: adults

Educational bundles

The North Carolina Maritime Museum has recently adapted its popular programs to help families who have had to add classwork to their daily routine.

The museum is offering educational packets for children ages 4 and up. The lesson plans incorporate worksheets, an activity, and a surprise gift designed for one of four different age groups: 4 to 6; 7 to 12; 13 to 17; and 18 and up. Each bundle, which is sent via mail, is $15 and All proceeds support the museum. Featured topics are PiratesHurricanesWorking on the WaterU.S. Coast GuardNative Americans, the Civil War, Colonial North Carolina, Women’s History and ECO Warriors.

For information or to order, email katy.menne@ncdcr.gov.

Summer in a Seabag

Enjoy summer camp from wherever you are!

“Summer in a Seabag” features the same quality and themes as our traditional summer camps simply moved to the comfort of your port.

Programs are offered for Little Mariners (ages 4 to 6), First Mates (ages 7 to 12), and Quartermasters (ages 13 to 17). Topics include shipwrecks, whales, U.S. Coast Guard, hurricanes, Southport’s history, and more. Seabags come complete with crafts and activities with supplies provided, lesson plans, worksheets, and access to exclusive online content.

Click on the images below for information on the available programs.

For information or to order, email Education Curator Katy Menne.

Little Mariners (ages 4 to 6)
  • $7/child + tax*
  • 1-hour program
  • AVAILABLE LIVE OR ANY TIME AFTER 
  • What you get: lesson plan, worksheet, coloring page, craft/activity (with supplies), exclusive video content
First Mates (ages 7 to 12)
  • $40/child + tax*
  • 4 days, 3-hours daily –> all adjusted to this length and cost
  • AVAILABLE LIVE OR ANY TIME AFTER 
  • What you get: lesson plan, workbook, craft/activities (with supplies), exclusive video content, virtual trips, digital hangouts
Quartermasters (ages 13 to 17)
  • $10/child + tax*
  • 2-hour program –> all adjusted to this length and cost
  • AVAILABLE LIVE OR ANY TIME AFTER
  • What you get: Lesson plan, worksheets, exclusive video content, digital activities/breakout rooms, virtual field trips