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  • EducationAboard

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  • You are cleared for an unforgettable landing as you explore and experience the ship affectionately known as the Fighting Lady. Our History and Science Educational Programs use the USS YORKTOWN and its estuarine environment as hands-on, real life teaching stations.

    Embark on an educational journey like no other.

    We are proud to offer a variety of immersive theme-

    based educational experiences.

    Our mission is to deliver engaging interactive, inspir

    ational programs that teach

    core History, Science and 21st Century skills.

    USS YORKTOWN

    AN ADVENTURE IN LEARNING

  • Join us for living history, along with the awe of the USS Yorktowns size and visits with our resident critters. Participants leave with a lasting impression, validating the importance of educational experiences.

    USS YORKTOWN the Awe Factor

  • Take off with us as we engage students minds with opportunities and experiences they will need to be competitive in the 21st Centurys global economy. Our Flight Academys state of the art, multi-use learning and entertainment venue, expands the capabilities of learning, while offering a unique, fun-filled high tech and high adventure attraction.

    The framework of our multi-disciplinary curriculum is based upon the development of:

    Mental agility Communications

    Teamwork Competition

    Problem solving skills

    the FLIGHT ACADEMY

  • The mission of the Center for Leadership is to create new knowledge that advances the way future leaders, their organizations, and societies confront the most difficult challenges of the 21st century. The fundamentals of effective leadership are presented through the study of the military in American society, and military history, while allowing participants to define and refine their personal leadership style through interactive group exercises.

    the FLIGHT ACADEMY Center for LEADERSHIP

    The aim of the program is to

    Develop ones capability and talents

    Recognize the power of ideas and aspirations

    Promote an environment of diversity, fairness, support; and a desire for continuous learning

    Offer customized JROTC programs as needed

  • The Education Department offers standards-based History, Science and 21st Century STEM programs tailored to elementary, middle, and high school grade levels.

    Over 20,000 students each year participate in our hands-on program.

    EDUCATION

    HISTORY & SCIENCE

    Interactive stations that reinforce History, Science

    , Math and ELA concepts.

    Ordinary people doing extraordinary things past, p

    resent, and in the future to

    promote and protect the American Dream

    Our story-based literacy series, Oscar I AM; Harr

    y I WAS?!

    Covers the complete fifth grade History and S

    cience standards

  • History programs are a natural fit with our impressive WWII / Vietnam War era aircraft

    carrier, while her berth in Charleston harbor provides a wonderful working laboratory for the science concepts that are planned around Charlestons marine estuary.

    Custom programs for all grade levels, including:

    3rd and 4th grade: Tiny Tales (our resident terrapin)

    5th - 12th grade History & Science

    All ages

    - Beach Exploration Programs

    - Anchors Away

    - Homeschool Days

    EDUCATION Informal Learning to Expand Beyond the Classroom

  • For more than 25 years, the Youth Overnight Camping Program aboard the USS YORKTOWN has been one of the nations top overnight and educational experiences.

    Worlds BEST Shipboard Camping Experience

    500,000 Campers have Experienced the Patriots Point Awe Factor

    HOW ABOUT YOU?

    Girl Scouts & Brownie Troops

    Boy Scouts & Cub Scouts

    Junior ROTC Units

    Church Youth Groups

    School Groups

    Other Organized Groups

  • SCOUTING

    Membership programs are now available for all Boy and Girl Scouts.

    PROGRAMS INCLUDE:Astronomy

    Journalism

    Climbing Wall

    Geocaching

    Girl Scout journey programs for Brownies and Juniors

    Boy Scout merit badge and Cub Scout programs

    Check back as programs are regularly updated!

    Oceanography

    Aviation

    Weather

  • Schools out! FUN on the USS YORKTOWN is in session. Patriots Point provides eye-opening, engaging and exceptionally EXCITING programs for various ages in a safe, kid-friendly environment.

    Sailing Camps Hosted by Patriots Pointfor High School students.Spend 3 nights aboard the YORKTOWN.Run by College of Charleston nationally recognized Sailing Team.

    CAMPS

    Day Camps History, Science and More!

    Merit Badge Camps Badges earned while on board the Fighting Lady

  • PUBLIC & VIP ToursEngaging one- to two-hour tours reveal areas that are not normally seen on regular visits. Explore the YORKTOWNs operations areas, living spaces, and more. Visitors go behind the scenes in:

    With advance notice, some tours may be tailored to your groups unique needs. Other Special Activities Patriots Point can also arrange self-guided ShipShape Scavenger Hunts.

    Ask us about our annual Summer Teachers Professional Development Re-Certification Institute.

    Hangar Bays

    Flight Deck and Bridge

    Focsle (Anchor Room)

    Medal of Honor Museum

    Living Quarters

    and around Unique Historic Aircraft

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