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CBMM’s educational programs and resources inspire and educate current and future stewards of the Bay, and are designed to bring the heritage, ecology, and culture of the Chesapeake Bay alive through experiential learning.

Explore the Chesapeake Bay’s legacy through specialized tours, hands-on programs, on-the-water experiences, and corresponding curriculum units.

School Programs
Rising Tide After-School Boatbuilding Program
Youth & Family Programs
Adult Programs
Boatyard Programs
Academy for Lifelong Learning
Maritime Model Guild & Sailing Club

Donations to the Annual Fund generously support the education, restoration, and exhibition programs of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.


Campus Scavenger Hunt
Hooper Strait Lighthouse Scavenger Hunt
Oyster Can Scavenger Hunt
Pre-School Scavenger Hunt

Explore our collection in CBMM’s #ChesapeakeTreasure video series.

Read CBMM’s Education Blog – Beautiful Swimmers, where we inspire stewardship through the Chesapeake Bay’s history, future, and culture.