Job Opening – Executive Director

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This position has been filled. Do you love Lake Champlain and its historical lore? Are you an experienced leader and mentor with knowledge of the nonprofit world? Then we have the job for you! The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is looking for an enthusiastic, environmentally aware, history curious, education minded, people person to become our Executive Director. LCMM is a …

Service Opportunity – LCMM Educator AmeriCorps

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Position Description: Educator for year-round education programs. AC members teach and mentor students, lead school groups, create curricula and lead maritime adventure camps. Service may include teaching after-school programs, communicating with local partners, outreach to schools, or research of ecology, history and archaeology content. Type of AmeriCorps State Position: Full time Minimum Hrs: 1710 Hours Time frame: 9/15/18-9/14-19 Preferred Qualifications: …

Blackburn Race 2018

Lisa Percival Champlain Longboats

On Saturday, July 21st, the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s Community Rowing program entered in the lengthy and notorious race, The Blackburn Challenge for the first time. Held yearly in Gloucester, MA, this 20-plus mile race circumnavigates Cape Ann. Rowers Mike Crane, Lisa Percival, Gretchen Richer, Tim Cowan, Andrew Rainville, and Mary Hennessy attended regular LCMM Community Rowing practices and were ably …

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From Lyons to Fairport, NY!

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Crewman Connor doshan reports they had a few long days of transit before arriving in Fairport, NY. They switched the tug to the starboard side of the Lois (had been on the Port or left side) before beginning our journey so we could easily dock on the left side of the canal in Fairport. They traveled through five locks on …

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 …

Lois McClure in Amsterdam, NY

The Hottest Show in Town

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When you travel with the GlassBarge, you’re definitely traveling with the hottest show in town. The furnaces blast away at 2,100 degrees with molten glass, ready to be gathered on the end of a blowpipe and turned into amazing pieces of art. As you travel up the Erie Canal the glass blowers, also known as gaffers, are performing to sold …

Job Opening: Director of Development

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FILLED Position Summary: Direct and Manage all development efforts in direct support of the Museum. Status: Full-time Salary Range: $45,000 to $60,000 Duties & Responsibilities: Annual Fundraising: Identify and cultivate new major donors. Continue and improve the process to steward existing donors. Connect Executive Director (ED) with potential key donors and arrange/accompany on calls. Help create the Annual Report. Compile …

Diver at shipwreck site.

Leave Only Bubbles, Take Only Pictures

Chris Sabick Underwater Archaeology

Even before the arrival of Samuel de Champlain in 1609, indigenous people used Lake Champlain as a trade corridor, for fishing and as a meeting place for gatherings and festivities. This region also holds deep roots that go back to the colonial wars, the first ship in the US Navy and the early foundations of our Country. The lake has been an important military asset …