Revenue Cutter Sailing Program
Grades 4-5

Maritime Field Trip 3.5 hours

Smugglers, pirates, and French privateers threaten our country’s new freedom! Students explore the critical era after the American Revolution as they serve as members of the Revenue Cutter Service aboard the schooner Spirit of Dana Point. During the voyage, historical characters offer a variety of American Revolution perspectives while introducing students to sail handling, helmsmanship, naval strategy, and navigation.

4th: HSS 1.1, 1.2; AS CST 1, 2; RE 1; HI 1, 2
5th: HSS 5.1; 6.4; AS CST 1, 2; RE 1; HI 1, 2