Lake Adventure Camp Spotlight: Basic Boating Certification

Kris Jarrett Museum Leave a Comment

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

Kris Jarrett Museum Leave a Comment

Reports To: Store & Admissions ManagerEmployment Dates: May 1- November 1, 2019Status: Part Time, Temporary, 3 days per week 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, walks of …

Job Opening: Museum Operations Assistant

Kris Jarrett Museum Leave a Comment

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 …

Job Opening: Bookkeeping Assistant

Kris Jarrett Museum Leave a Comment

Reports To: Financial Business ManagerEmployment Dates: May 1- October 1, 2019, 1 day per weekStatus: Part Time, Temporary, Non-Exempt Job Purpose The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum seeks a seasonal Bookkeeping Assistant one day per week (M-F, day negotiable and flexible) to assist the finance office bookkeeping tasks. Duties and Responsibilities Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Credit Card reconciliations Obtaining proper documentation …

Winter Adventure Camp, 2019

Kris Jarrett Museum Leave a Comment

Five campers recently spent five days on and around our Basin Harbor campus and in The Roost, a early 20th century summer camp cabin from Camp Marbury. The Roost has now been incorporated into LCMM’s campus and is where we can make a nice cozy fire to enjoy our lunch, hot chocolate, s’mores, and even sugar on snow (a traditional …

LCMM Educator/Summer Camp Leader (Americorps 910hrs)

lcmm Careers & Other Opportunities

Position Title: LCMM Educator/Summer Camp Leader Position Term: 910 hours between Feb. 15-Oct. 31, 2019 How To Apply: Apply by sending resume, including references to: info@lcmm.org Notes: This position is an AmeriCorps position. Successful applicants will be referred to appropriate AmeriCorps website for enrollment information. At minimum the individual must meet All AmeriCorps requirements, All Vermont Youth Development Corps requirements and …

LCMM Educator/Summer Camp Leader (Americorps 680hrs)

lcmm Careers & Other Opportunities

Position Title: LCMM Educator/Summer Camp Leader Position Term: 680 hours between May 1-Oct. 31, 2019 How To Apply: Apply by sending resume, including references to: info@lcmm.org Notes: This position is an AmeriCorps position. Successful applicants will be referred to appropriate AmeriCorps website for enrollment information. At minimum the individual must meet All AmeriCorps requirements, All Vermont Youth Development Corps requirements and …

“What do you do with her in the winter?”

Kris Jarrett Philadelphia II

Happy New Year! With January on Lake Champlain comes cold weather and ice. Many visitors ask while aboard our replica vessels, “What do you do with her in the winter?”  The answer is often a surprise: they stay in the water. Removing large, heavily constructed wooden boats like Philadelphia II or Lois McClure from the water is a major undertaking. …

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 …

Image of books on navigation and charts for Rhode Island

Congrats to the new Captains!

lcmm General

This past Sunday at LCMM, seven new captains tested and passed their coast guard exams to received “Certificates of Seamanship” granted by BoatWise LLC! After a course consisting of 80 class hours over three weekend in November, these students have earned either OUPV and 100 Ton Masters licenses. Our great instructor Rick, from BoatWise, braved Vermont weather on multiple occasions …