LCMM to host USCG Captains and Masters license courses

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This November, LCMM will be hosting US Coast Guard certified Captains and Masters license courses on campus. The courses will be lead by Boatwise LLC. Boatwise’s USCG “6 PAK” OUPV (license to operate an uninspected passenger vessel) course will run over two long weekends in November, the 1st-4th & the 8th-11th (Thurs-Sun). In addition, the opportunity for upgrade to a Masters …

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FUSION: ‘Winter Stories’

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This month we wrapped up another great FUSION session at Vergennes Union Elementary School. Our topic was ‘Winter Stories’. Each day the group gathered to read a story, book or poem and discuss the content. Then, we ventured out into the chilly temperatures to do an activity based on what we read. We tracked footprints in the snow after reading …

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FUSION: Life Through Lenses

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We’ve just finished up another great Fusion program with Vergennes Elementary School. For the past eight weeks we’ve been joining two small groups of students on Mondays and Wednesdays to take a closer look at various parts of the natural world. Our theme was “Life through Lenses” and our goal was to explore the world on a deeper level than …

AmeriCorps Member Erin King Joins LCMM

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Hello, my name is Erin King and I am one of this year’s AmeriCorps members at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. I am from a small town in Missouri right on the Missouri River. I had a pretty amazing introduction to the natural world through family trips and excursions into my home state’s many parks and waterways. From an early …

Hoehl Family Foundation Gift Supports Educational Programs at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and Research Institute

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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum & Research Institute (LCMM) has received $600,000 from the Hoehl Family Foundation.  With this generous gift, LCMM has created the Robert & Cynthia Hoehl Memorial ‘Education for All’ Fund.  “The Hoehl Family Foundation Board is thrilled to make this significant gift to honor the legacy and long-standing traditions of LCMM, while supporting the strategic and exciting …

Come Get Rocking with Heavy Metal Mania

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Are you ready to bang it out with some heavy metal? Are you sure you are ready and know how to? Whatever your skill with heavy metal is, come hang out with our awesome Heavy Metal instructors, Samantha and Richard, and get further into the banging and bending. In this exciting week-long metal adventure, you will get to play with …

Beginner’s Boating Skills

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Calling all boaters! Calling all boaters! Calling all boaters! Are you prepared for sailing through a gale? Are you comfortable with docking between other boats? Do you know what the navigation markers mean? What do you do in a man-overboard situation? Do you know how to safely get in and out of a canoe? Are you prepared for all occasions …

Career Day at Knowlton Academy Elementary School

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On March 10th LCMM Underwater Archaeologist Jennifer Craig  was invited to Career Day at Knowlton Academy Elementary School. Approximately 70 students aged 11-13 attended this event. The Principal Renalee Gore provided the students with 30 different career options by inviting professionals from various walks of life. The intention was for students to appreciate the education and perseverance that goes into …

Welcome Matt Harrison!

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My name is Matt Harrison, and I am one of three new AmeriCorps member serving at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum this year. I’ve been on the move since my graduation from Carleton College, developing new skills and learning a lot about the world. I studied history in school, but have since been in and out of the environmental education field and the National …