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 LIVING HISTORY PROGRAMS




Educational Programs aboard the American Pride a member of the American Sail Training Association.

 

manifestdestinyAn 18-hour Overnight Program. Challenging activities help recreate lives of emigrants caught in the great expansion period, who have signed on as common sailors of the 1850's. They learn through hands on experience, such as, standing night watch, hoisting barrels, swabbing the deck, singing chanteys and most importantly dealing with a demanding and challenging crew in period costumes! At dock program.  

manifestdestinybosunchairCrew: 28-40 Students
Grades: 4 through 8
Time: 3pm-9am 18-Hours
Fare: $70.00 per person
1 Teacher Free
An additional 3 hour sail is available at $30 per person.

 

 

Feel the excitement as you step aboard the ship American Pride .  It is 1850, we are bound for San Francisco and there is a whisper of gold in all the "Lads" ears.  California is a brand new state and news has spread far and wide about fortunes to be made in the gold fields.  All are rarin' to go strike it RICH!! Before the students can go they must first book passage with the shipping agent.  Once aboard, the students are immersed overnight into the activates of preparing the ship for the long trip to the gold fields.  You don't know who your shipmates are or what they have in store for you!

At dock program.
Crew: 28-40 students
Grades: 4 through 8
Duration: 18 hours
Time: 3pm-9am
Fare: $70 per person
1 Teacher Free
An additional 3 hour sail is available at $30 per person.
 

 

 

A program aboard American Pride that engages the students in challenging and fun shipboard activities while "at dock".  The "Lads" will ready the ship for its voyage around Cape Horn, and develop a working knowledge of physics, while doing such shipboard tasks as hoisting barrels, etc.  haulinglinesStudents will learn chanteys and nautical lore, and have an opportunity to ask questions as they take a ship tour.  The tour is in the company of historical characters, who will help them better understand a typical sailor's life on board a sailing vessel of the 1800's.        

Crew: 28-45 students
Grades: 3 through 6
Duration: 4 hours
Time: 10am-2pm
Fare: $29/student & adult
1 Teacher Free 

 

 

Students venture out to sea as American Pride sets sail in the waters off Southern California.  In this exciting adventure, the "Lads" will relive the history of a 19th century sailor.  They raise the sails, stand watch, navigate, and man the ships helm, under the watchful eye of a demanding captain and crew.girl in bosun chair

Crew: 28-45 students
Grades: 4 through 8
Duration: 6 hours
3 hours dockside & 3 hours sailing
Time: 9am-3pm
Fare: $70.00 per person
1 Teacher Free
 

All activities align with California Standards.

 Book your passage by calling the Children's Maritime Institute at (562) 758-7525.  Dates fill quickly, so book early.

  • Please be aware of our class minimums and maximums and suggested grade levels.  You will be responsible for the minimum number of students. One teacher per class is complementary per program.
  • Some scholarships are available to eligible students.  Please call for more details.

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Prices effective January 1, 2017