Lake Adventure Camp Spotlight: Wooden Boat Building

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August 5 – August 9,  2019 Each camper will build their own 15’ wooden flat bottom canoe and learn to use it safely. We’ll learn about the sciences and skills that go into boat-building, and have a great time doing it! These one-of-a-kind boats are yours to keep! This camp has only 6 spaces available! Grades: entering 8-12 Day camp: 9:30 am …

New Adult Courses in Archaeology, History, Ecology, and Education at LCMM

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For information contact: Elizabeth Lee, Education Director, LCMM 802 475-2022 ext. 102 or elizabethl@lcmm.org New Adult Courses in Archaeology, History, Ecology, and Education at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Get beyond the classroom – this summer Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) takes learning out on the lake, partners with Abenaki artists, and digs into the archives with new …

Professional Development: Phoenix Burning: Case Study of a Lake Champlain Shipwreck

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Instructor: Chris Sabick – 802-475-2022 x110 Locations: LCMM campus and Lake Champlain Dates: Course: July 1-3, 2019 Credit: 1 Credit through Castleton University (optional) Tuition: $600 ($775 with 1 credit) Maximum Enrollment: 10 Course DescriptionLake Champlain was a once a hot bed of experimentation for the development of steamboat technology, and the remains of some of those experiments still lie …

Professional Development: Presenting Abenaki Culture in the Classroom

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Course Name: Presenting Abenaki Culture in the Classroom Instructors: Vera Longtoe Sheehan, Executive Director, Vermont Abenaki Artists Association Melody Walker Brook, Adjunct Professor, Northern Virginia Community College Course Contact: Eloise Beil – 802-475-2022 x107 Locations: LCMM campus Dates: August 8-10, 2019 Credit: 1 Credit through Castleton University (optional) Tuition: $375 ($550 with 1 credit) Maximum Enrollment: 48 Registration is now …

Professional Development: Learning from the Lake

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Course Name: Learning from the Lake: Using Primary Sources at LCMM to Teach Key Proficiencies. Instructors: Dr. Harry Yeo Chaucer, Castleton University professor Course Contact: Matthew Witten – 802-475-2022 x106 Locations: LCMM campus, Lake Champlain and Dead Creek Dates:Course: June 24-27, 2019 Presentations: Aug. 19, 2019 (Date may be changed to accommodate participants) Credit: 3 Credits through Castleton University (optional) …

AmeriCorps Member Sophie Stuart Joins LCMM

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My name is Sophie Stuart and I am one of the AmeriCorps members for the 2019 season here at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.  I was born and raised in Portland, Oregon and was completely immersed from a very young age in the wild, and wet, beauty of the Pacific Northwest.  I spent as much time as I could outside …

Lake Adventure Camp Spotlight: The Original Lake Adventure Camp

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This camp combines the best of our lake ecology, maritime heritage and adventure skills–for kids who love to be outdoors. We will be on the go each day and include time for swimming, playing games and having fun on the water. This camp does not include snorkeling. If you’re looking for snorkeling see Week 7. Grades: entering 2-4 Day camp: 9:30 am – 3:30 …

Lake Adventure Camp Spotlight: 18th Century Adventure

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Sailors and soldiers! Spend a week in the 18th Century learning all the skills of life in the army and navy of the Colonies. Explore real artifacts from the time period in the Conservation Lab, learn to march, row, sew, navigate the land and the water, work with knots and rope, and explore copper, bronze, pewter, and iron in the metal …

Committing to World Water Day 2019

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Today is World Water Day, a global observance of the importance of freshwater. Not only is access to water a human right, it is also essential to our work at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. Whether it’s getting on the water and learning from the lake or getting in the water and discovering our history through Lake Champlain’s shipwrecks, clean water allows us …