Boat in a Day class

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort

Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling in this course, held in the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The boat is 12’ long, 32” wide, and weighs about 40 lbs. Each...

$540 – $600

Summer Science School: Seashore Life II

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort

Students entering grades 5 and 6 will investigate estuarine habitats, plants, and animals through field and lab studies. This three-day course, held from 9 a.m. to noon each day, includes a field trip to the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve, water quality testing, using microscopes...

$60
Recurring

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort

Explore the art of boat building from start to finish during a two-day, hands-on course at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The course, which will be held June 26 and 27, begins with the design and lofting of boats and...

$153 – $170

Kayak the Salt Marsh

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort

Join an associate curator for basic kayak instruction and safety lessons on shore followed by a relaxing paddle through a salt marsh. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must know how to swim; some kayak experience is recommended. Cost is $30 ($20...

$20 – $30

Preschool Storytime & Crafts

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort

Students entering preschool are invited to join us for a free program that includes a story, estuarine critter observation and a related craft. Advance registration is required. To register, call 252-504-7740.

Free

Drive-in movie: Vanishing Sail

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort

The last wooden sailboat builder of a small island in the West Indies dreams of saving the tradition of boat building, which was introduced to the area centuries earlier. Join us Aug. 12 at Gallants Channel for a free drive-in showing of the award-winning film, which...

Free

By Hook or By Crook

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join Associate Education Curator Christine Brin for a program that focuses on the lives of the 18th-century female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read. Explore these women’s lives, as well as the culture within which they grew up, to better understand not just these two...

Free

Boat in a Day class

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort

Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling in this course, held in the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The boat is 12’ long, 32” wide, and weighs about 40 lbs. Each...

$540 – $600

Summer Science School: Pirates

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort

Students entering grades 1 and 2 are invited to work with their fearless captain to learn how pirates like Blackbeard lived, dressed, ate and worked. The pirate crew will work together to set the rules of the ship, learn some battle skills with their wooden...

$65

Boat in a Day class

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort

Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling in this course, held in the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The boat is 12’ long, 32” wide, and weighs about 40 lbs. Each...

$540 – $600
Recurring

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort

Explore the art of boat building from start to finish during a two-day, hands-on course at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The course, which will be held June 26 and 27, begins with the design and lofting of boats and...

$153 – $170
Recurring

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort

Explore the art of boat building from start to finish during a two-day, hands-on course at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The course, which will be held June 26 and 27, begins with the design and lofting of boats and...

$153 – $170