2020 Nation’s Oldest Port™ Virtual Summer Camps
VIRTUAL CAMP: A MARITIME LIFE FOR ME!
June 15 – July 17
Learn more about working, living, and playing along our coast. Tales from the past and present show why people have lived in St Augustine since 1565. Find out why they came, stayed, and sometimes were forced to leave. Through hands-on learning and S.T.E.A.M. guided lessons, experience the good times and the hardships faced by those who lived it. Use these lessons to discover the arts and humanities! Our virtual camp can be accessed from anywhere, even while you are traveling! See weekly themes below for more details.
Cost: $75/week (includes Sea in a Satchel backpack and a FREE one-year complimentary family annual pass to the Museum to enjoy if you register before June 15th)
Families with multiple children and Museum members receive a 10% discount.
Visit our MEMBERSHIP PAGE to learn more about the benefits of Museum membership
REGISTRATION IS OPEN. PLEASE EMAIL JILL AT JTITCOMB@STAUGUSTINELIGHTHOUSE.ORG .
Week 1: Sailors
Take a look at the founders of St. Augustine who traveled here across the waves.
Week 2: Soldiers
Find out about the brave men and women who defended our coast from 1565 through WWII. Hear about African Americans, to USCG Coasties, to Rosie the Riveter!
Week 3: Keepers
June 29- July 3
Learn what life was like for lighthouse keepers and their families. Everyone pitched in together! Immigrant keepers and local lifesavers lived, and worked here.
Week 4: Scientists
Living along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean provides scientists wonderful opportunities. Come explore archaeology to biology and everything in between.
Week 5: Families
Learn more about how families of all kinds shaped our First Coast region since pre-history! Why did they come here? And What allowed them to stay?