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: Lake Adventure Camp with Snorkeling

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This camp combines the best of our lake ecology, maritime heritage and adventure skills, including snorkeling! We will be on the go each day with time for swimming, playing games and having fun on the water. Grades: entering 5-7 Day camp: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Price: $325 Register now. Camps fill quickly!

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 …

Lake Adventure Camp Spotlight: One And Only Fish Camp

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In this week-long adventure with our fishy friends you will learn about cool fish adaptations and anatomy. You’ll also learn to snorkel, make fishing rods, use seine nets, and cast a fly rod. This will be the highlight of your summer with underwater cameras, a Remotely Operated Vehicle and great new friends! Grades: entering 2-4 Day camp: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm …

Lake Adventure Camp Spotlight: Basic Boating Certification

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Basic Boating Certification is all about giving you the skills to handle the helm! This week-long course is an exciting sampler, featuring rowing, paddling, sailing, and handling small engines. Explore everything from leaving the dock to handling a worst-case scenario. You can even receive a VT Boater’s Card to certify your knowledge. Get out on the lake this summer! Grades: entering …

Job Opening: Museum Admissions Assistant

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Reports To: Store & Admissions ManagerEmployment Dates: May 1- Mid-October, 2019Status: Part Time, Temporary, 3 days per week (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) Job Purpose LCMM seeks a bright, responsible and friendly admissions assistant. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable or willing to learn Lake Champlain history and will be able to convey their knowledge and enthusiasm to visitors of all ages, …

Job Opening: Museum Operations Assistant

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Reports To: Museum Operations ManagerEmployment Dates: May 1- November 1, 2019, 36 hours per weekStatus: Part Time, Temporary, Non-Exempt Job Purpose The Museum Operations Assistant will work with the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum team to ensure the safe, efficient, high quality operation of our Basin Harbor campus. This position will share the responsibilities of daily site management, interpretation and engagement …