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Shipboard Life

Massachusetts: Newbury & North Shore

Program to Go at your site


All hands on deck for an adventure in maritime history! Explore what sailors and passengers ate on their voyage, how they passed their time, and what they traded. Determine absolute locations ( latitude and longitude) of world cities using old maps and charts, make ship's biscuit, tie knots, and try your hand at scrimshaw.

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Weekdays, year-round

2 hours
Grades 2 - 8
Maximum Group Size: 30 students

  • $7 per student


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Type of Program:
Field Trips, Programs to Go, Summer Programs, After School, Scouts

Related Topics:
Colonial Life, Story & Crafts

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Telephone:(978) 462-2634

Shipboard Life