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Seafarin Saturday

 

Seafarin' Saturday is a chance for children and parents to participate in nautical activities and experience adventures of distant shores. From making pirate battle rattles to sailor valentines, children are sure to dive into fun! Seafarin' Saturdays are perfect for youth groups such as scouts. Seafarin' Saturdays are held every Saturday inside the Museum from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and is free with admission.  

 

Schedule

 July 11 - Plastic Bottle Submarine

Learn about bouncy and ballast as you create your own submarine and test it out on the waters in the museum. 

July 18 - Through the Porthole of a Submarine

Imagine what underwater pioneers and sailors would see if they were looking through a porthole in the Delaware River.

July 25 - Recycled Sub

Understand the different parts of a submarine by creating your own out of recycled cardboard. 

August 1 - It's a Pirate's Life for Me

Do you have what it takes to be a pirate? Try on a real peg leg, get a pirate name, and create your own eye patch.

 August 8 - Battle Rattles

Did you know that pirates didn't always want to go in to battle? Pirates used battle rattles to scare away other pirates. Create your own battle rattle and test out a replica of one that pirates used.

August 15 - Hooks and Swords

Ward off the evil pirates from the buried treasure and create your own hooks and swords.

August 22 - Pirate Stories 

Create your own pirate adventure story. 

August 29 - Pirate Flags

Create a flag to represent your own band of pirates.