(ST MICHAELS, MD – November 17, 2017) The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering four sessions of its Family Boatshop program this winter. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed.
Held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays beginning January 20, and continuing February 17, March 10, and May 12, CBMM invites families to join shipwrights in the boatshop for a woodworking project. Projects vary from steam-bending wood to making cutting boards or helping to build a wooden boat.
The program is limited to children 10 years of age and older, who must be accompanied by an adult. The cost includes one youth and one adult and is $45 per session for CBMM members, or $55 per session for non-members. Registration for additional children is $20 per child. Scholarships are available for participants in the Talbot Mentors program, with registrations made by contacting CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn at email@example.com or 410-745-4980.
Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a world-class maritime museum dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and people of the entire Chesapeake Bay, with the values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship guiding its mission. Serving more than 80,000 guests each year, CBMM’s campus includes a floating fleet of historic boats and 12 exhibition buildings, situated in a park-like, waterfront setting along the Miles River and St Michaels harbor.
From now through October 2018, museum guests can see the log-hull restoration of the 1889 log-hull bugeye, Edna E. Lockwood, with more information at ednalockwood.org. For more information about CBMM, visit cbmm.org.
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is hosting several sessions of its Family Boatshop program beginning on Saturday, January 20. The program is limited to children 10 years of age and older, who must be accompanied by an adult, with the cost including one youth and one adult.