Donations to the Annual Fund generously support the education, restoration, and exhibition programs of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.
For more information about adult programs, contact Volunteer & Education Coordinator, Allison Speight, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-745-4941.
The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) is a unique opportunity to enhance your life through learning both within and outside classroom environments. An academic cooperative run by members who volunteer their time and talents, ALL offers courses, group discussions, presentations, field trips, and social events conceived and conducted by members. Courses are held on the CBMM campus and at nearby locations.FIND OUT MORE
The Museum’s volunteer Model Guild supports the curatorial needs of the Museum with exhibit models and building kits for the Museum Store. In addition, the Guild offers classes for building scratch models, and the Maritime Model Boat Expo featuring “live” steamboat models, skipjacks with working sails, speedboats, tugs, and other radio-controlled miniatures.FIND OUT MORE
Individuals and families with children over age 12 are welcome to participate in our Boater’s Safety certification program and learn the basics needed to operate a vessel on Maryland waterways. MD boaters born after July 1, 1972 are required to have a Certificate of Boating Safety Education. Graduates of our two-day Department of Natural Resources-approved course are awarded a certificate that is good for life.LEARN MORE
Looking for a program for your civic organization or special interest group? The Speaker’s Bureau at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is composed of experienced professionals who can bring the stories of the Chesapeake’s history, culture, and environment to life at your venue or event. Presentations are approximately 60 minutes long. Presenters supply laptop and projector unless these items are already available at presentation site.FIND OUT MORE
Want to learn how to sail for the first time? Interested in improving some rusty sailing skills? Private sailing lessons are now available at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Offered by the hour or for the day, our instructors will teach you the basics or help to advance your sailing technique. Vessels will be provided by CBMM’s boat rental program, with both small wooden and fiberglass craft available. Families with children over the age of 8 are encouraged to attend.
Cost: private lessons are available for $50 per hour, or $250 for a full-day lesson from 10 AM- 4 PM. Advanced registration of 5 days required. Private lessons have a maximum of up to 4 participants per session.
For more information or to reserve a private lesson, contact Allison Speight at email@example.com or 410-745-4941.
The Museum’s internship program is an integral part of its educational activities. Internships provide students with the opportunity to gain training in their specific area of expertise as well as an overview of Museum practices and policies. Individuals currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program are invited to apply.FIND OUT MORE