Seafarin Saturday

Nautical activities and adventures of distant shores for the whole family! From making pirate battle rattles to sailor valentines, children are sure to dive into fun. Seafarin' Saturdays are held every Saturday inside the Museum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All activities are free with admission. 

Seafarin' Saturday Schedule             


May 5
What Floats Your Boat with Sails:
 Create your own boat and add a sail. Put your boat to the test in our Seaperch tank and race your family and friends. 

May 12
Fish Art with Oil Slick Fish:
 Ever wonder what lives beneath the water of the Delaware River? Learn about the variety of fish and animals that live down below and create a fish to take home. 

May 19
Shell Fossils Activity:
 Learn what fossils are and how they teach us about ancient sea life by making your own "fossil" to take home. 

May 26
Morse Code:
 Did you know Morse Code is important for ships to communicate? Learn about the importance of Morse Code and its role it played on ships. 


June 2
Sailor Tattoos:
 Create your own tattoos and understand the importance of them in naval life.  

June 9
Origami Boats:
 Build your own paper ship by folding origami and taking it home.  

June 16
Make Your Own Telescope:
 Learn how telescopes were used at sea for navigation and make your own. 

June 23
Signal Flags:
 Find out how ships used flags to communicate and create your own message. 

June 30
Create Your Own Flag:
 Learn more about the history and importance of flags and make your own.