Category Archives: Education

Video Blog 4: Underway


The LOIS MCCLURE is underway, headed back east along the canal.

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The 417 Boy Scouts of Three Rivers District


417 Boy Scouts from Vermont’s Three Rivers District took over the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum this past Saturday for a full day of fun, learning, and hands-on activities. These young men are from Chittenden, Franklin, Grand isle, and Western Lamoille counties … Continue reading

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Mount Abe High School’s visit to LCMM’s Conservation Lab


by Paul Gates On April 11, students from Mount Abraham Union High School visited the Conservation Lab, eager to learn about the wonders of preservation. As part of our mission here at LCMM we strive to educate the public about … Continue reading

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Parents’ Night at the Boatshop


Wednesday, March 23 was Parents’ Night at the LCMM Boat Shop. Since January, students from the Diversified Occupations (D.O.) program at Middlebury’s Hannaford Career Center have been hard at work building a 32′ pilot gig at LCMM’s Boat Shop four days … Continue reading

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Troop 624 Visits LCMM


by Alex Lehning As a Conservation Technician with the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, I spend the majority of my time doing research, preserving artifacts, and documenting our archeological collections. Each day in the Conservation Lab I have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Return to Cold Spring on the Hudson


by Art Cohn In 2005 the Lois McClure embarked on her first extensive outreach tour to the Hudson River and New York City. It was all so new and exciting, passing through the narrows to Whitehall, transiting the Champlain Canal … Continue reading

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Lake Sailor in Ludlow


This past Wednesday, LCMM’s educators Rich Isenberg and Tom Larsen went to Ludlow Elementary School to present a Lake Sailor program.  This classroom program simulates canal boat shipping activities on Lake Champlain in the 19th century. Students are put in teams … Continue reading

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