Waving from one of the gigs

Expedition Champlain 2019: Travel Journal

lcmm Camps Workshops and Expeditions, Champlain Longboats, Education

This past month, our teen overnight group, Expedition Champlain, set off from the museum with nine participants and three trip leaders Haley Ferrer, Mandy Smith and Laura Caldwell for an eight-day journey. The group rowed two of the museum’s 32′ pilot gigs, exploring remote sections of Lake Champlain, dodging challenging weather and ultimately reaching the Canadian border.

Charting a New Adventure: Expedition Champlain 2019

lcmm Camps Workshops and Expeditions, Champlain Longboats

By Charlie Beyer Last Saturday we waved goodbye to our teen overnight rowing trip, Expedition Champlain, as they left the docks here at the museum headed for the Canadian border. The nine participants and three staff spent the morning in a final rush (the morning before leaving is always hectic, no matter how prepared you are) to pack everyone’s stuff …

The metal may have been hot, but the shop was not. Until now.

Kris Jarrett Camps Workshops and Expeditions

LCMM’s sheet metal and bronze casting workshop has gotten an upgrade! The home of our foundry and sheet metal working space will no longer be a summer only facility. LCMM Facilities Manager Chris Hale has been hard at work this fall adding insulation, new walls, and a propane furnace to the shop. These upgrades will permit Bronze Casting Workshops to …

Winter Adventure Camp 2018

Kris Jarrett Camps Workshops and Expeditions

Feature Image: Winter Adventure Campers in 2018 looking back at their counterparts in the Roost, Camp Marbury, 1926 (historic image courtesy Vermont Historical Society) What a week of Winter Adventures we had! Despite the lack of snow cover for a Vermont February, we spent plenty of time outside exploring the frozen landscape, its plants, animals, weather, and even life under …