Education

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.

2021 SUMMER MARITIME INFORMATION!

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

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

CLICK HERE to Register your camper today!

 

 

Limit 20 Campers per session.

 

OUT OF THE BLUE

Something unplanned and unexpected comes "out of the blue." A vessel proceeding under clear skies can be caught in a dangerous "white squall," a sudden, almost invisible wind that can capsize it with its hatches and companionways open.