A new privy for Adirondack Cove

Nick Patch Museum

On the shore of Adirondack Cove in the Split Rock Wilderness, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum , KROKA Expeditions, Lake Champlain Waldorf School, and Basin Harbor have collaborated on a project that will help in creating a cleaner Lake Champlain. They teamed up to replace an existing, not so functional outhouse with a new and improved, environmentally sound composting toilet. Lake …

Rabble in Arms, August 17 & 18, 2019

Kris Jarrett Museum

Join us for the 2019 Rabble in Arms and explore history in person! Maritime historians, underwater archaeologists, metal arts experts, and 18th century living historians come together on Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s campus this August for a weekend full of interactive history. Events and activities include: Open fire cooking Cannon and musket demonstrations Blacksmithing demonstrations Conservation Lab artifacts on display …

Spring Wave: Saturday May 18, 2019

Kris Jarrett Museum

This past Saturday, high school groups from around New England gathered at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Ferrisburgh, Vermont to compete in the annual Spring Wave rowing race. The Spring Wave brings more than 150 youth racers together to compete, encompassing 25 crews. Teams participating included North Haven, ME; Station Maine, ME; Sound School, CT; New York Harbor School, …

Vacation Archaeology Camp in Review

Sophie Stuart Museum

During the local schools’ April vacation week, we facilitated an archaeology-themed camp to introduce this diverse science to local students.  Each day of the camp focused on a theme which is critical to the practice of archaeology.  The first day of our camp coincided with Earth Day, so the morning discussions centered around environmental problems in Lake Champlain as well …

Lake Adventure Camp Spotlight: Wooden Boat Building

Kris Jarrett Museum

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

Kris Jarrett Museum

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

Kris Jarrett Museum

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

Kris Jarrett Museum

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

Kris Jarrett Museum

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

Kris Jarrett Museum

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 …