NEW! Pirates, Patriots, Privateers
Grade 5

Maritime Field Trip 6 hours

Students will learn and explore the American Revolution through our combination dockside & sailing living history program! The program is set in 1776 surrounding the Second Continental Congress’s decision to enlist privateers to help the war effort against the British.

Students begin dockside preparing the Spirit of Dana Point to set sail fighting the British on the open sea in the afternoon.  Students will learn about a variety of perspectives during the American Revolution, while introducing them to sail handling, navigation, moving cargo, and gunnery.   

4th: HSS 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5; AS CST 1, 2; RE 1, 2; HI 1, 2; LA LR 3.0; SF 3.1; NA 3.2, 3.3
5th: HSS 8.5; AS CST 3, 4; RE 3, 4; HI 3, 4; LA LR 3.4; SF 3.1; NA 3.2, 3.3