Join us for GulfQuest's Maritime Academies! All rising 1st-6th graders are eligible! Academy activities related to each theme will be taught in the museum's classrooms. The curriculum for each Academy has strong STEM components, mixed in with art, music, and fun! During Academies cadets will also visit and experience GulfQuest exhibits related to the Academy's theme each day, and hear from special guest speakers. Our Academies are led by GulfQuest Educators in a safe and secure learning environment. A snack will be provided daily; campers will need to bring a lunch.
GREASE THE SKIDS
We "grease the skids" to get something accomplished. When a new ship is ready to launch from inclined shipways, grease is used to overcome weight and inertia. On greased skids, a large vessel will slide easily into the water.