Paid programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Maritime Museum in Beaufort.

Fish and Fishing

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

Children entering third and fourth grades will learn about coastal fish and fishing methods. Cane poles, bait, and tackle are provided for dock fishing; seine nets will also be used along a tidal flat. Students will catch and identify marine life in nearshore waters and...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 -1 tickets left

Sailor’s Life

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 1 and 2 and their fearless captain will work together to learn how sailors lived aboard a ship while sailing the seas. The crew will set the rules of the ship and go on a worthy treasure hunt through the museum! Advance registration is...

Get Tickets $90.00 4 tickets left

Seashore Life I

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 1 and 2 will investigate coastal marine life of the tidal flats, salt marshes, and sounds on local islands during this two-day class. The field-based classes include ferry ride, barrier island hiking, and animal identification. Course runs from 9 a.m. to noon...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 2 tickets left

Model Boats

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 3 and 4 will build a model boat at the museum’s Watercraft Center. They will use museum exhibits and field trips to learn about work boats and boats used for charter fishing and commercial fishing. Cost is $90 per child, and class...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 4 tickets left

Seashore Life I

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 1 and 2 will investigate coastal marine life of the tidal flats, salt marshes, and sounds on local islands during this two-day class. The field-based classes include ferry ride, barrier island hiking, and animal identification. Course runs from 9 a.m. to noon...

Seashore Life II

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 5 and 6 will investigate estuarine habitats, plants, and animals through field and lab studies. This three-day course includes a field trip to the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve, water quality testing, plankton identification, and many more activities. Course runs from...

Fish and Fishing

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

Children entering third and fourth grades will learn about coastal fish and fishing methods. Cane poles, bait, and tackle are provided for dock fishing; seine nets will also be used along a tidal flat. Students will catch and identify marine life in nearshore waters and...

Get Tickets $90.00 3 tickets left

Sailor’s Life

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 1 and 2 and their fearless captain will work together to learn how sailors lived aboard a ship while sailing the seas. The crew will set the rules of the ship and go on a worthy treasure hunt through the museum! Advance registration is...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00

Model Boats

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 3 and 4 will build a model boat at the museum’s Watercraft Center. They will use museum exhibits and field trips to learn about work boats and boats used for charter fishing and commercial fishing. Cost is $90 per child, and class...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 4 tickets left

Coastal Adventures

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 7 through 10 will learn more in depth the importance of estuaries and coastal processes in this three-day camp that includes a field trip to the Rachel Carson Reserve, plankton observing, squid dissections, bird watching, and many more hands-on scientific experiments. Class...

Get Tickets $108.00 – $120.00 2 tickets left

Sailor’s Life

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 1 and 2 and their fearless captain will work together to learn how sailors lived aboard a ship while sailing the seas. The crew will set the rules of the ship and go on a worthy treasure hunt through the museum! Advance registration is...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00

Seashore Life II

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Students entering grades 5 and 6 will investigate estuarine habitats, plants, and animals through field and lab studies. This three-day course includes a field trip to the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve, water quality testing, plankton identification, and many more activities. Course runs from...

Get Tickets $108.00 – $120.00

Registration and Refund Policy:

Registration costs, less a 10% fee, are refunded when the museum receives cancellation notice at least 48 hours before the start of a program. There is no refund within 48 hours of the start of a program, and tickets cannot be transferred to a later program date within that 48 hour timeframe. Due to material costs and supply, Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center Courses require a 2-week notification for cancellations; only the course fee is refunded if cancellation occurs prior to 2 weeks. The Museum reserves the right to cancel any program that does not meet the minimum participant requirement up to one week before the program is scheduled. In the event of cancellation due to low enrollment, participants who have submitted a fee will receive a full refund. If a program is canceled due to inclement weather and unable to be rescheduled for another date, the participants will receive a full refund.