Maritime Academies


Welcome to Maritime Academies!

Join us for GulfQuest's Summer Maritime Academies! All children ages 7-12 are eligible. The week-long Academies will feature different maritime themes each day. Academy activities will be taught in our exhibit space & in the museum's classrooms. The curriculum for our Academy has strong STEAM components, complemented by art, Social Sciences, and fun! During Academies cadets will get the chance to explore GulfQuest exhibits related to the Academy's themes. Our Academies are led by credentialed and experienced GulfQuest Educators in a safe and secure learning environment. A snack will be provided daily; campers will need to bring their own lunch.


GulfQuest will offer an experiential S.T.E.A.M. based summer camp in 2021: 



Journeys of the Gulf

This Camp focuses on the journeys that have been made on and to the Gulf of Mexico throughout history.  Students will study aspects of maritime exploration and history and the challenges of navigating the waters of the Gulf.  Role-based team adventures will bring historic journeys and experiences to life.

Dates: July 19-23, 2021


Price: Members - $150 per child

          Non-Members - $180 per child


Age: 8-12


CLICK HERE to Register your camper today!



Limit 20 Campers per session.



A "loose cannon" acts or speaks recklessly. In times past, cannons were mounted on wheeled carriages secured with sturdy ropes. If the ropes failed when the gun was fired, it rolled across the deck, threatening sailors and damaging the ship.