Ocean Classroom Foundation Seafaring Camps offer kids aged 13-18 a chance to learn about the New England Coast aboard the Schooner Harvery Gamage in one or two week sessions. During their adventure, the focus will be on the marine environment, the diversity of life in the sea, and the history of the New England Coast. Through investigations led by the ship's education officer, students observe whales in their natural habitat, collect plankton, visit historic sites and museums, and share sea songs and stories. Kids will have fun as they learn about the world of the coast, and develop new skills in a team-building environment inherent to life aboard a schooner.
The Manchester Sailing Association offers sailing lessons for children and adults of all ability levels. MSA is a community sailing program open to both residents and non-residents of Manchester. The program takes place at scenic Tuck's Point and on the docks of the Manchester Yacht Club, with easy access to the Manchester Harbor and surrounding waters.
Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshops starts the Summer Session of Acting Workshops for children ages 6 to 18 on Friday, July 12. The six week Youth Acting Workshop Summer Session, meets on Fridays for two hours per week from July 12 - August 16 and the students are divided in classes according to age. Class size is limited for all classes and registration is on a first come basis.
The Brimmer and May School offers a variety of exciting and enriching programs designed to meet your family's summer needs. At Brimmer and May, we offer campers a traditional day camp experience as well as the opportunity to explore specific areas of interest in one of our specialty camps.
Working alongside staff, teens (ages 13-17) will learn how to produce maple syrup from tap to bottle, and everything in between at Appleton Farms in Ipswich! This volunteer service learning program is FREE, pre-registration required. Space is limited.
Have you ever wished you could touch a whale? From the inside? Internationally renowned Whale Specialist and Educator, Cynde McInnis, introduces us to her 43 foot inflatable Humpback Whale Nile, and teaches us all about the beloved marine mammal.
Space is limited! Please register with the library!
Canceled due to weather. 2/17/2014
Maritime Gloucester invites kids to a vacation week session about scrimshaw and whale bones - part of a week full of educational sessions during February vacation! Did you know that humpback whales are named after patterns on their tails? We’ll look at whale bones and learn about whale and dolphin species found in New England and beyond. Students will also learn about sperm whales and scrimshaw by handling real whale teeth and creating their own scrimshawed candles to take home.
Warm up in our cozy farm kitchen learning how to make country bread and delicious soups and stews. These hearty recipes will become favorites in your winter collection. A satisfying meal together will be enjoyed by all at the evening’s end!
Are you in a cooking rut and out of ideas for daily dinners? This class will inspire creativity for preparing great family dishes, last-minute meals, and hearty comfort foods using the basic staples found in your very own cupboards! We promise you will walk away feeling ready to cook again, with many recipes to guide you. We will sit down at the end of class and enjoy a full meal together.
Teens and tweens: Come make your very own snow globe! This free program is sponsored by the friends of the Newburyport Public Library. Please contact Jessica Hilbun, Teen Services Librarian, with any questions.