September 2016 Volunteer Opportunities

B&CSC is gearing up for September volunteer opportunities:bcsc-logo-blueseal

  • Two September Docent Training Sessions for this year’s Fleet Week that features the US Navy’s Blue Angels and visiting ships
  • Saturday, September 24, 2016, 10 am, Work session aboard the CHARLES D. GAITHER

As part of Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company’s volunteer outreach program, we provide docents for several maritime programs aboard the Nuclear Ship Savannah. We have additional opportunities throughout the year within Baltimore Harbor and along Chesapeake Bay. Two upcoming Docent Training sessions to get ready for Fleet Week will be aboard the N.S. Savannah, which includes an orientation and brief tour of the ship:

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016, from 5:30 – 7 pm
  • Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 10:30 am – Noon
    n.b. Docent Training certification expires after one year. If you have previously served as a Docent, your certification must be active or reactivated by attending one of the training sessions.

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Fleet Week activities will be October 11 to 16, 2016 (N.S. Savannah times and dates subject to change):

  • The N.S. Savannah will be open the same days and hours as the visiting N.S. Savannah at Pier 13 Baltimore, MDships.
  • Visiting ships are open to the public from 1 – 6 pm each day from Thursday, October 13 through Sunday, October 16, 2016.
  • Docents arrive one hour prior to public hours and remain until 30 minutes after public hours.

For more information about the 2016 Baltimore Fleet Week, please visit:

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Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 10 am – 2 pm

Time to do some more work on what we envision as our Harbor’s future Ambassador! This is an awesome opportunity to work on an iconic Baltimore historic vessel.

bcsc-gaither-at-natl-marina-day-jun-2011General cleaning, scraping, and updating inventory lists. GAITHER has a Detroit 6-71 diesel engine that could stand a tune-up and some maintenance. The propeller shaft needs repacking. All skill levels welcomed – we love sharing our know-how and enjoy learning from others!

She is on land to make working on her easier for us, courtesy of Tidewater Yacht Service, with our on-going deep appreciation!!

Join us at Tidewater Yacht Service, 321 East Cromwell Street, Baltimore, MD 21230.

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