Constellation Sleepover



Spend the night on the historic USS Constellation in Baltimore, Maryland!

Saturday to Sunday, September 30 to October 1, 2017


The USS Constellation, built in 1855, was the last all-sail vessel built by the United States Navy.



Scouts board Constellation as Ship’s Boys (a.k.a. Powder Monkeys) in Mr. Lincoln’s Navy to protect Union shipping in the Mediterranean Sea.

Activities
Brace the Yards - Ship’s Boys haul and let go the braces to tack ship. 

Anchors Aweigh - Ship’s Boys heave round the ship’s capstan to lift a heavy barrel of the Captain’s molasses. 

Gun Drill - The ship’s crew teaches the new recruits how to operate one of the ship’s 8-inch chambered shell guns. 

Commence Firing - The Ship’s Boy enlistment aboard Constellation ends with a live firing demonstration of the ship’s 20-lb Parrott Rifle.

Dinner
Beef Stew, Vegetable Soup, Hardtack, Dried Fruit, Bug Juice, Water

Breakfast
Oatmeal, Soft Biscuit, Bacon, Dried Fruit, Orange Juice, Water, Coffee



The cost is $57 per person and includes the evening and morning meals, hands-on activities, ship tours, and free admission to the other sites in the museum: USS Constellation, USCGC Taney, USS Torsk, Lightship Chesapeake, and the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse.

The number of participants is limited to 60.

Sign-up is closed for this event.




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