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Posted on: March 27, 2017

[ARCHIVED] ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAM OFFERED AT THE CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM

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CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM

P.O. Box 97 - 14200 Solomons Island Road

Solomons, MD 20688

Traci Cimini  - 410-326-2042 x62

ciminita@co.cal.md.us

CMM-PR-17-19

March 27, 2017

For Immediate Release  - Also include in community calendars


ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAM OFFERED AT THE CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM


Did you know that the Calvert Marine Museum participates in the Road Scholar educational adventures? Road Scholar offers educational tours in all 50 states and 150 countries. The museum has been part of the program for over a decade and is proud to offer the “Keepers of the Light” program. This Road Scholar adventure takes you by land and sea for a first-hand look at eight of the Chesapeake’s historic lighthouses. The week includes accommodations, meals, expert-led lectures, field trips, entertainment by maritime musicians, hands-on experiences, and special behind-the-scenes explorations of local museums. The available dates are June 11 – 16, July 30 – August 4, September 3 – 8, and September 17 – 22. Visit https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/1504/keepers-of-the-light-great-lighthouses-of-the-chesapeake-bay/dates/ to learn more and to register.

The “Keepers of the Light” Road Scholar program includes 5 nights of accommodations, 14 meals, 8 expert-led lectures, 7 field trips, 2 hands-on experiences, plus one full day on the Chesapeake Bay learning about lighthouse styles and taking pictures. Visit and tour two Southern Maryland land based lighthouses: Piney Point, Point Lookout Lighthouse, Drum Point Lighthouse and Cove Point Lighthouse. The program is led by expert instructors and leaders. Customary gratuities are included as well as state-of-the-art QUIETVOX listening devices.

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The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D. and AAA members, and $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are always admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

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