Through music, art, and history, your child will be introduced to the maritime world in a fun and engaging way. All programs are subject to NC state taxes, 10% Family Membership and above discount applies. Registration closes the day prior at 5pm!
Aquatic Adventures: Ages 13+, Prices vary
Join us out on the water surrounding our beautiful county to learn about the habitats of aquatic animals, their impact on us and our impact on them! Register early for these classes! All classes capped at 12 people unless otherwise noted. Arrive at NCMM 10 minutes prior to scheduled time.
- June 3: Kayak Rice Creek, 9am – 12pm NEW LOCATION
Explore Rice Creek in kayaks for 2 hours! The calm waters are great for all skill levels. Tandem kayaks must have an 18+ if participant is under 18.
3-hour trip. $30
- June 17: Surf Carolina Beach, 8:30am – 1pm NEW
Meet at NCMM and head to Carolina Beach for a 1-hour surf lesson and an hour relaxing on the beach before our return to NCMM.
4-hour trip. $40
- July 8: Paddleboarding Bald Head Island, 9:30am – 1:30p NEW
Load 6 people onto a jumbo board and explore Bald Head Island on the water for 1 hour! Then enjoy the peaceful beaches of BHI.
4-hour trip. $55
- July 22: Rowing, TBD NEW
Row, Row, Row your boat gently down Lower Cape Fear River. Learn the history of rowing and tricks to being successful!
3-hour trip. $TBD
- August 5: Shrimp and Shrimping, 9:30am – 12pm
Hop on the only working shrimp boat in Southport and see what all the fuss is about! Ride along while the Potters’ show you the tricks of the trade and teach you about these crustaceans!
3-hour trip. $25
- September 9: Sailboat, 9:30am – 12pm
Climb aboard a beautiful sailboat with Southport’s own seasoned captain to navigate the waters and learn the art of sailing. Sign up quickly because space is limited to 6 people!
2.5-hour trip, $25