February Vacation Classes at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum, 135 South St., Hyannis, 508-775-1023
Family Fun Drop in classes, 11a.m.-3-p.m., all ages welcome, $10 per participant. Adults must accompany children. No pre-registration necessary.
Monday, February 19
Seashell Crafts: Come learn about our local Cape Cod mollusks such as quahogs, scallops and clams. Make fun art or crafts using clean discarded shells. All sorts of materials will be available to help your creativity flourish.
Tuesday, February 20
Create a Maritime Creature, Real or Imagined! If you love making stuff, this class is for you. Lots of materials, new and recycled, will be available for you to create your own Maritime creature to take home.
Friday, February 23
Build a Boat: A small, hand-held boat, that is. Starting with a boat shaped wooden hull participants will be free to build their own boats using wood and recycled materials. All will be encouraged to float their boats before taking them home.
Drop off classes for 8-12 year olds, $18 per student
You must pre-register for these classes at www.capecodmaritimemuseum.org
Wednesday morning, 10 a.m.-noon.
Make your own illustrated journal. We will begin by looking at our own Abigail’s journal and then make our own using simple binding techniques. Once completed we can begin illustrating them before taking them home.
Thursday afternoon, 1-3 p.m.
Lego boat building challenge. The challenge will be to build a boat with Legos that will hold weight and float. The boat that holds the most weight while still floating will win bragging rights. Sorry, but Legos stay here after the challenge.