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Programs and Activities for Young People

Maritime Apprentice Program

Maritime Apprentice Program: The Hull Lifesaving Museum's Maritime Apprenticeship Program (MAP) is a Career Exploration program offering intensive, year-round training for young men and women in the custody of the Department of Youth Services. MAP operates out of the Museum's Seaport Boatshop in downtown Boston's Marine Industrial Park. MAP creates viable, entry-level employees for the vibrant Marine Trades industry in the Port of Boston. Caseworkers are invited to inquire about program openings. Seaport Boatshop: 617-443-1900 or [email protected]. The Seaport Boatshop is located at 22 Drydock Avenue, Boston, MA 02210. Details on the Maritime Apprentice Program.

For Kids on the South Shore

South Shore Youth Rowing: The outer Harbor is our playground in this year-round after school program serving middle and high school aged students on the South Shore. Participants come to Windmill Point, Hull twice a week to embark on voyages of discovery, every day choosing a different island or shoreline to explore, a different boat to row, a new way to know their friends.
Spring 08 Program Information

Summer Adventure Program: The Summer Adventure Program offers six weeks of discovery and exploration for children ages 5-9.  Summer Adventure meets Tuesday-Thursday from 9:30-12, with a different theme each week.  Registration for Pond Yacht Racers is $75 members, $90 nonmembers (due to a higher materials cost). Registration for all other weeks is $50 members, $60 non-members (scholarships and sibling discounts available).  For information about summer 2008, please contact Victoria Stevens at 781-925-5433 or email [email protected].
Summer '06 Registration Form (PDF)
Emergency Contact Form (PD F)

For Kids in Boston

Home Waters: Combining on-the-water adventure and athletics with homework support, SAT and college prep, tutoring, and recreation, Home Waters is an after school program (2:00-6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday) serving several hundred Boston kids, ages 10-21, every year. Home Waters runs year-round out of the museum’s urban sites in South Boston and is open to any young person in Boston free of charge. Young people are welcome to drop-in or may contact us at 781-925-5433 or [email protected].

For Teachers and Program Leaders on the South Shore and in Boston:
We’re All in the Same Boat: Learn to row in Boston Harbor! “Same Boat” is a summer-long project focused on offering camps and programs throughout the city a fun, upbeat, different way to learn all about teamwork and personal development. This program serves boys and girls, ages 9-15, and is suitable for mainstream children as well as those with emotional, cognitive, and limited physical impairments. Groups come to the program twice a week for two hour rowing sessions, receiving complete skills and safety training. By advance reservation only. Program directors or caseworkers, please contact us at 781-925-5433 or [email protected].

Harbor Discoveries: Discover the wonders of Boston Harbor and the fun of learning through adventure in this school-based initiative. Taking place in the classroom and on the Harbor and Islands, the Harbor Discoveries multi-disciplinary curriculum (focusing on Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts) connects to the State and city frameworks while igniting students’ excitement about learning. Explore by foot, ferry, or rowing boat, depending on your learning goals and voyage destination. Teachers, please contact us at 781-925-5433 or [email protected].
Click here to learn more about our Harbor Discoveries curriculum options.

Custom-Designed Programs: In addition to our pre-designed curricula, we frequently custom design on-the-water and other experiential education programs to suit the goals of schools or programs. please contact us at 781-925-5433 or [email protected] to discuss your ideas.

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