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Our annual Something Fishy Camp is going virtual this summer! While we’re sad we can’t host Camp in person, we’re excited to reach a wider audience!

Every Tuesday afternoon from July 7th to August 4th, the Center in partnership with New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park will host a performer or speaker to lead a digital program over ZOOM. All programs are free! Families interested in participating in any of these programs should register using the provided Brown Paper Tickets link in order to receive the necessary password to join the ZOOM Meeting. Register using the links below!

SCHEDULE OF ZOOM PROGRAMS:

July 7th, 2:00pm- 3:00pm– Fishing Program featuring a virtual meet and greet with a New Bedford fisherman; click here to register

July 14th, 2:00pm- 3:00pm– Maritime Music Program with musician and educator, Jim Bean; click here to register

July 21st, 2:00pm- 3:00pm– Sea Creature Drawing Program with cartoonist, Steve Brosnihan; click here to register

July 28th, 1:30pm- 2:30pm– Lobster Day Program with New Bedford lobsterman, Steve Holler; click here to register

August 4th, 2:00pm- 3:00pm– Scallop Program with New Bedford scalloper, Ryan Tavares; click here to register

In addition to these live programs, the Center is creating activities and resources based on the camp curriculum. The Center’s Virtual Camp webpage will be updated regularly with new materials. All live programs, resources, and activities are offered for free.

Learn more about Something Fishy Camp by clicking here. Please contact programs@fishingheritagecenter.org for more information.

Something Fishy Summer Camp is produced by New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center in partnership with New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and the Whaling History Alliance. Funding is provided by New Bedford Day Nursery, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, and BayCoast Bank.

 

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38 Bethel Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-8894

Located in New Bedford, the nation’s most valuable fishing port, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, and archives.

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