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Destination Education℠ by Watermark® inspires students to ask questions about Maryland’s history and the world around them through educational walking tours and narrated sightseeing cruises. Experienced and certified tour guides will lead students on engaging, educational and fun field trips in the Capital City of Annapolis—including Colonial History tours featuring the Maryland State House, Civil War tours, Women of Achievement, and more. Visit the United States Naval Academy; learn about African American Heritage. Enjoy interacting with
pirates during the Pirate Quest land/water programs or STEM Educators on Critter Cruises. Take a narrated cruise in Annapolis or Baltimore harbors or have a private Pizza Party on a cruise!

Watermark has been guiding field trips on land and water for over 47 years! Flexible itineraries are available in both Annapolis and Baltimore. Personal Group Tour Specialists will help you plan a field trip that fits with your curriculum, your students’ age group, your budget, and any special needs. Field trips with Destination Education℠ by Watermark® support the Social Studies Curriculum of Maryland and surrounding states including Common Core Standards.

supports classroom learning in:
Performing Arts, Science, Social Studies

topics covered:
African-American History, Civil War, Colonial American History, Government, Heritage, Historic Places, Marine Science, Military, Multicultural, Presidents, Theater

contact info
Name: Claudette McDonald, Youth Group Tour Specialist
Phone: 410-268-7601 ext. 200
Email: Claudette@watermarkjourney.com

INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 20 min., No max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies, 40 minutes-6 hours Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available, Indoor and outdoor seating. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Virtual

Virtual Watermark offers a virtual "Colonial 360" tour. Students will engage with historic stories in this two-part program, which includes a narrated tour of the Annapolis Historic District and live interaction (through a virtual conferencing platform) with a colonial-attired guide. Learn more about this virtual program and additional virtual products at the link below.

supports classroom learning in:
Performing Arts, Science, Social Studies

topics covered:
African-American History, Civil War, Colonial American History, Government, Heritage, Historic Places, Marine Science, Military, Multicultural, Presidents, Theater

contact info
Name: Claudette McDonald, Youth Group Tour Specialist
Phone: 410-268-7601 ext. 200
Email: Claudette@watermarkjourney.com

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Guided Tours Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour Registration: Online, Phone, Email Cost: Fee

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Destination Education by Watermark

Looking for something fun and educational to do in Maryland? Celebrating its 47th year of business, Watermark Cruises offers a variety of historic walking tours and cruises along the waterways of the Annapolis Harbor, Baltimore Inner Harbor, and Chesapeake Bay. Experience the scenic beauty and the unique treasures that can only be found in America's largest estuary. Cruises are a fun, easy, and affordable way to get out on the water! Event specialists are available to help you plan a field trip or group outing.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, See website

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

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Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. And what makes a boat move through the water? Throughout history, boats have been powered by wind, propellers, oars, motors, paddles, and ocean and river currents. Sailboats, which have been around for 5,000 years, can reach speeds of over 47 knots (about 54 mph) from wind power alone!

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SCOUTS

Destination Education℠ by Watermark® offers educational walking tours and narrated sightseeing cruises led by experienced and certified tour guides. Scouts can meet patch requirements as they enjoy engaging, educational and fun trips—from Colonial walking tours featuring the United States Naval Academy, historic Annapolis and the Maryland State House, to Aquatic Adventures and Historic Ships packages designed for Scouts. Watermark has been guiding youth trips on land and water for over 40 years! Flexible itineraries are available in both Annapolis and Baltimore. Personal Group Tour Specialists will help you plan a trip that fits with your needs.

supports scout badges in:
Science, Social Studies.

topics covered:
African-American History, Civil War, Colonial American History, Government, Heritage, Historic Places, Marine Science, Military, Multicultural

contact info
Name: Claudette McDonald, Youth Group Tour Specialist.
Phone: 410-268-7601 ext. 200
Email: Claudette@watermarkjourney.com

INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 20 min., No max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies, 40 minutes-6 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available, Indoor and outdoor seating. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

ABOUT

Destination Education by Watermark

Looking for something fun and educational to do in Maryland? Celebrating its 47th year of business, Watermark Cruises offers a variety of historic walking tours and cruises along the waterways of the Annapolis Harbor, Baltimore Inner Harbor, and Chesapeake Bay. Experience the scenic beauty and the unique treasures that can only be found in America's largest estuary. Cruises are a fun, easy, and affordable way to get out on the water! Event specialists are available to help you plan a field trip or group outing.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, See website.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. And what makes a boat move through the water? Throughout history, boats have been powered by wind, propellers, oars, motors, paddles, and ocean and river currents. Sailboats, which have been around for 5,000 years, can reach speeds of over 47 knots (about 54 mph) from wind power alone!

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CAMP

Destination Education℠ by Watermark® offers some cool fun ideas for your summer camp—from “Eye Spy” walking tours in historic Annapolis, STEM programs at a nature park, breezy narrated sightseeing cruises in Annapolis or Baltimore, or hands-on Critter Cruises led by experienced and certified guides. Campers can enjoy engaging, educational and fun trips.

Watermark has been creating fun on land and water for 47 years! Flexible itineraries are available in both Annapolis and Baltimore. Specialists will help you plan a trip that fits with your needs.

topics covered:
African-American History, American History, Civil War, Colonial American History, Ecology, Government, Heritage, Historic Places, Marine Science, Military, Multicultural, Presidents, Theater.

contact info
Name: Claudette McDonald, Youth Group Tour Specialist.
Phone: 410-268-7601 ext. 200
Email: Claudette@watermarkjourney.com

INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 20 min., No max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies, 40 minutes-6 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available, Indoor and outdoor seating. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

ABOUT

Destination Education by Watermark

Looking for something fun and educational to do in Maryland? Celebrating its 47th year of business, Watermark Cruises offers a variety of historic walking tours and cruises along the waterways of the Annapolis Harbor, Baltimore Inner Harbor, and Chesapeake Bay. Experience the scenic beauty and the unique treasures that can only be found in America's largest estuary. Cruises are a fun, easy, and affordable way to get out on the water! Event specialists are available to help you plan a field trip or group outing.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, See website.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. And what makes a boat move through the water? Throughout history, boats have been powered by wind, propellers, oars, motors, paddles, and ocean and river currents. Sailboats, which have been around for 5,000 years, can reach speeds of over 47 knots (about 54 mph) from wind power alone!

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HOMESCHOOL

Destination Education℠ by Watermark® inspires students to ask questions about Maryland’s history and the world around them through educational walking tours and narrated sightseeing cruises. Experienced and certified tour guides will lead your homeschool group on engaging, educational and fun field trips—from Colonial walking tours featuring historic Annapolis, the Maryland State House, and the United States Naval Academy to theatrical pirate programs and beyond. Watermark has been guiding field trips on land and water for over 40 years! Flexible itineraries are available in both Annapolis and Baltimore. Personal Group Tour Specialists will help you plan a field trip that fits with your curriculum, age group, your budget, and any special needs. Field trips with Destination Education℠ by Watermark® support the Social Studies Curriculum of Maryland and surrounding states including Common Core Standards.

supports classroom learning in:
Performing Arts, Science, Social Studies.

topics covered:
African-American History, American History, Civil War, Colonial American History, Government, Heritage, Historic Places, Marine Science, Military, Multicultural, Presidents, Theater.

contact info
Name: Claudette McDonald, Youth Group Tour Specialist.
Phone: 410-268-7601 ext. 200
Email: Claudette@watermarkjourney.com

INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 20 min., No max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies, 40 minutes-6 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 20:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available, Indoor and outdoor seating. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

ABOUT

Destination Education by Watermark

Looking for something fun and educational to do in Maryland? Celebrating its 47th year of business, Watermark Cruises offers a variety of historic walking tours and cruises along the waterways of the Annapolis Harbor, Baltimore Inner Harbor, and Chesapeake Bay. Experience the scenic beauty and the unique treasures that can only be found in America's largest estuary. Cruises are a fun, easy, and affordable way to get out on the water! Event specialists are available to help you plan a field trip or group outing.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, See website.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. And what makes a boat move through the water? Throughout history, boats have been powered by wind, propellers, oars, motors, paddles, and ocean and river currents. Sailboats, which have been around for 5,000 years, can reach speeds of over 47 knots (about 54 mph) from wind power alone!

View Lesson Plan>>

FAMILY

Take your family on a trip to Historic Annapolis, the waterways of the Annapolis Harbor, Baltimore Inner Harbor, or the Chesapeake Bay with Watermark. Watermark offers a variety of sightseeing cruises during the late spring, summer, and fall seasons. Cruise for as little as 40 minutes or up to a full day on the Bay to the Eastern Shore and back! Visit the website to see upcoming Annapolis cruises and Baltimore Harbor cruises, and be sure to include a walking tour of Historic Annapolis and the United States Naval Academy.

topics covered:
African-American History, American History, Civil Ware, Colonial American History, Government, Heritage, Historic Places, Marine Science, Military, Multicultural, Presidents, Theater.

contact info
Phone: 410-268-7601
Email: info@watermarkjourney.com

INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 40 minutes-1 day. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available, Indoor and outdoor seating. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

ABOUT

Destination Education by Watermark

Looking for something fun and educational to do in Maryland? Celebrating its 47th year of business, Watermark Cruises offers a variety of historic walking tours and cruises along the waterways of the Annapolis Harbor, Baltimore Inner Harbor, and Chesapeake Bay. Experience the scenic beauty and the unique treasures that can only be found in America's largest estuary. Cruises are a fun, easy, and affordable way to get out on the water! Event specialists are available to help you plan a field trip or group outing.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, See website.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. And what makes a boat move through the water? Throughout history, boats have been powered by wind, propellers, oars, motors, paddles, and ocean and river currents. Sailboats, which have been around for 5,000 years, can reach speeds of over 47 knots (about 54 mph) from wind power alone!

View Lesson Plan>>

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