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Posted on: April 22, 2015

[ARCHIVED] ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAM OFFERED AT CMM

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April 22, 2015
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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 12 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. This program is also open to commuters who live locally at a reduced price. The available dates are June 1, June 22, August 17 and September 7. Visit www.roadscholar.org to learn more and to register.

The “Keepers of the Light” Road Scholar program includes five nights of accommodations, 13 meals, an expert-led lecture, 10 field trips, 2 hands-on experiences, plus two full days on the Chesapeake Bay learning about lighthouse styles and taking pictures. Visit and tour two Southern Maryland land based lighthouses: Piney Point and Point Lookout Lighthouse. The program is led by expert instructors and leaders. Customary gratuities are included as well as state-of-the-art QUIETVOX listening devices.

Registration is handled by the Road Scholar program, visit www.roadscholar.org and click on Keepers of the Light: Great Lighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay.

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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 and follow us on Twitter.

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