Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial Rangers and volunteers present a Maritime Exposition that will combine the history of the Lake Erie Islands, science and the environment. Youth participating in the camp will learn about Boating Safety from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and try their hand at climbing the U.S. Brig Niagara’s “Royal Yard”
Demonstrations on rope making, knot tying will be presented as well as the opportunity to browse displays of vintage vessels, an ice boat, and ice fishing equipment. Rangers in 1812 Military uniforms will give Historic Firearms (black powder) demonstrations and will fire the Park’s carronade.
The US Brig Niagara has announced they will be at Put-in-Bay for the weekend. A program on invasive species, a collection of rescued animals – including a bald eagle — and snakes will also be part of the camp experience. The program is free and teachers and youth organizations can enroll their students by calling 419-285-2184