HNSA Ships with Overnight Education Programs:
The following ships of the Historic Naval Ships Association are available
for overnight education programs. Each has an informative program to make the visit an educational and rewarding experience. Some museums have additional ships, and most also have shoreside exhibits. All have gift shops. Most of the
museum web sites contain additional information about their programs.
Information for those running education programs may be found at
The HNSA Education Collaborative
Battleship USS Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
Ages 6-18. Single gender camping on any one night. Capacity: 375.
Submarine USS Blueback, Portland,
Recommended for grades 2 through 8, but can be adapted to other levels.
Cruiser HMS Belfast, London,
Groups of children aged 8 and upward. Stays of up to 3 nights. In the heart of London.
Capacity: 52 bunks, two cabins for up to 6 Adults.
Submarine USS Cavalla and Destroyer
Escort USS Stewart, Galveston, Texas
Minimum age: First grade. Capacity: 120.
Submarine USS Cobia, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Minimum age: 6. Capacity: 65. Adult-to-youth ratio: 1 to
Sloop-of-War USS Constellation, Baltimore, Maryland
Groups of similarly-aged youth from 1st through 6th grade, and 8th grade and older. Minimum group size 20; Maximum 60.
Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet, Alameda,
Minimum age: 6. Capacity: 450.
Aircraft Carrier USS Intrepid, New York, New York
Age range: 6-17 years old, Minimum group size: 15, Max capacity: 250 (per overnight)
Liberty Ship SS John W. Brown, Baltimore, Maryland
Capacity: 25 youth and 10 adults. (Larger groups can be handled if they provide cots
or sleep on the deck.)
Destroyer USS Kidd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Minimum age: 6. Capacity: 165.
Aircraft Carrier USS Lexington, Corpus
Submarine USS Ling, Hackensack, New Jersey
Capacity: 36. Minimum group size: 20. Adult-to-youth ratio:
Cruiser USS Little Rock, Buffalo,
Minimum age: 7. Capacity: 250.
Battleship USS Massachusetts and destroyer
USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., Fall River, Massachusetts
Minimum age: 6 Capacity: 400 youths, 100 adults.
Aircraft Carrier USS Midway, San Diego,
Minimum age: 5. Capacity: 200. Minimum Group Size: 20.
Battleship USS Missouri, Honolulu,
Minimum age: 6. Capacity: 130.
Steam Ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien, San Francisco, California
Capacity: 64. Ages 7 to 17.
Battleship USS New Jersey, Camden, New Jersey
Minimum age: 7. Capacity: 350.
Submarine USS Pampanito, San Francisco,
Minimum age: 6. Capacity: 48. Program conducted every night except
Wednesdays. "Science School" overnight program for grades 6, 7 and 8.
Submarine USS Razorback, North Little Rock, Arkansas
Minimum group size is ten, maximum is 35.
Cruiser USS Salem, Quincy, Massachusetts
Minimum age: 5. Capacity: 250.
Submarine USS Silversides, and Coast
Guard Cutter USCGC McLane, Muskegon, Michigan
- Destroyer Escort USS Slater, Albany, New York
Program runs April through November.
Capacity: 50. Minimum group size: 20. Organized youth groups only.
Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Taney, Baltimore,
Grades 3 through 12. Capacity: 70.
Battleship USS Texas, LaPorte, Texas
Minimum age: 7. Capacity: 78. Minimum group size: 15. Adult-to-youth ratio: 1:6.
Destroyer USS Turner Joy, Bremerton, Washington
Minimum age: 8. Capacity: 20. Adult-to-youth ratio: 1:10.
Battleship USS Wisconsin, Norfolk, Virginia.
Tent Overnights for Cub/Boy Scouts on the Fantail.
Minimum group size: 60, Max capacity: 160
Aircraft Carrier USS Yorktown, Mount
Pleasant, South Carolina
Capacity: 450-500, depending on the male/female mix.
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