Field Trip Programs

Steamship Discovery Program

Grades 2-5 
Up to 24 students
Duration 2.5 hours

This guided program engages young students through stories of the historic Mosquito Fleet, steam power demonstrations, and hands-on skills as they learn about steamships and the people that keep them moving. Participants take on the roles of deckhand, captain, engineer, and others as they haul lines, oil the engine, and send messages on the engine order telegraph. Visit includes a take-home craft and an honorary "Crew of the VIRGINIA" V certificate.


  • $250 per program
  • Scholarship discounts may be available, please inquire for more information

To book this program, contact (206) 624-9119 or email Margaret Saunders.

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