Friday, May 31, 2013

Antique Boat Museum Summer Education Program Calendar Announced

CLAYTON, New York (May 31, 2013) The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, has announced its 2013 Education Program Calendar for the summer months.

The ABM will again host a full slate of educational programs with courses ranging from boat building to boater safety and youth-focused classes and activities, including Camp ABM, Teen Nights, and sailing.

Registration for all education programs is now open and space in select classes/courses is limited.

2013 Education Calendar (June – August)

June 3-4                                                               Boater Safety Course
June 13                                                                 Introduction to Boat building
June 22                                                                 Boater Safety Course
June 24                                                                 Sailing Classes Begin
June 25 through August 13                           FREE Tuesday Night Sailing & Rowing Begins (weekly)
June 27                                                                 Teen Night with Save The River
June 28                                                                 Tool Sharpening Class

July 1                                                                     Camp ABM Begins
July 8-12                                                               Family Boat building Course
July 8-19                                                               Adult and Advanced Sailing Courses
July 16-17                                                            Boater Safety Course
July 18                                                                   Decorative Knot-tying Class
July 20                                                                   Inspecting & Surveying Boat building Class
July 22-26                                                            Teen Kayak Building Course
July 22-August 1                                               Teen Sailing Course

August 5-16                                                        Comet Sailing Course
August 8                                                              Decorative Knot-tying Class
August 10                                                            Boater Safety Course
August 15                                                            Teen Night with TILT
August 20-22                                                      Boater Safety Course
August 28                                                            Introduction to Woodworking

To register for an education program at the ABM, contact Julie Broadbent at 315-686-4104 x235.

Located on the St. Lawrence River in the 1000 Islands, the Antique Boat Museum features a collection of over 300 antique and classic boats among thousands of recreational boating artifacts. The Museum also offers visitors a number of unique opportunities each summer to get out on the water and experience the St. Lawrence River aboard speedboats, skiffs, and sailboats. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website at