Location: 100 Museum Drive, Newport News
Date: Friday, October23, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: Through September 30:
Nonmembers: $15/student; $12/adult;
Members: $12/student; $10/adult
After September 30:
$20/student; $17/adult; Members:
$17/student; $15/adultAges five and under are free, and they may participate in activities with their older siblings
Registration: Register online here.
For more information, call Ashley Ruhl at 757-591-7745, or e-mail her.

The “Maker Movement” has washed ashore at The Mariners’ Museum! Join classes filled with hands-on activities solving real maritime problems. Discover what it takes to build a hurricane-proof house (and test your ideas), save your town from an impending tsunami, design a boat for life at sea, build and test drive an underwater robot, and much more!

Classes offered are:

  • “Introduction to Underwater Robotics” (Grades 6 – 12)
  • “Hurricanes: Predicting Disaster” (Grades 6 – 12)
  • “Tsunamis: Might Harbor Waves” (Grades 3 – 5)
  • “Build a Better Ship” (Grades 3 – 5)
  • “Monsters and Mermaids” (Grades K – 2)
  • “Extreme Deep” (Grades K – 2)

More information: Prices include crafts, activities, classes, and Museum admission. Children ages three and under get free admission and may participate in activities with their older siblings for no additional fee.

visit http://www.marinersmuseum.org/homeschool, e-mail homeschoolprograms@marinersmuseum.org, or contact Ashley Ruhl (757)591-7745.

To schedule a co-op or support group field trip, contact Wisteria Perry (757)591-7744, or e-mail schoolprograms@marinersmuseum.org.

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/qiQsN