Funding to allow 750 Georgetown County fifth graders to participate in education programs Thanks to a generous grant from the Hootie and the Blowfish Foundation, 750 fifth graders from Title I schools in Georgetown County will have the opportunity to come aboard the USS YORKTOWN to participate in educational programs offered by the Patriots Point [...]
It’s the hottest ticket in town and members of the public now have a special opportunity to get in on the action. For a limited time, the USS Yorktown (CV-10) Association will host an online auction for two sets of PGA Championship Wanamaker Club Passes. Bidding will take place July 20-27 on eBay. Proceeds of the auction will fund scholarships for the Patriots Point Institute of History and Science.
The Patriots Point Institute of History and Science is partnering with the City of North Charleston to host 550 students for educational programs aboard the USS YORKTOWN July 2-9 (not including weekend dates and the Fourth of July). The students – all participants in the North Charleston Recreation Department’s Summer Camp – will participate in [...]
For the first time ever, the Patriots Point Institute of History and Science is offering a special recertification program for South Carolina teachers aboard the USS YORKTOWN. This program, written by educators who have been in the classroom, is designed to inform teachers about multi-faceted programs that are available to assist them in and out [...]
Changes are on the horizon for ‘The Fighting Lady’ at Patriots Point. The Patriots Point Development Authority Board has awarded a contract to develop a Museum Experience Master Plan for the USS YORKTOWN to MUSAIC Design Group. The project will revitalize visitors’ experiences aboard the YORKTOWN and will bring the ship to life at an [...]
Lowcountry residents and visitors to Charleston are abuzz with excitement for the Fourth of July Blast at Patriots Point. With two weeks remaining until this annual celebration, Patriots Point Executive Director Mac Burdette has announced that Flight Deck tickets are officially sold out. Although tickets to the Flight Deck are sold out, there is still [...]
In recognition of its exceptional traveler ratings over the past year, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence – with an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5. As of June 18, Patriots Point received an exceptional 208 ‘excellent’ ratings and 73 ‘very good’ ratings out of a [...]
For the 13th year in a row, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host the Military Order of the World Wars’ (MOWW) Youth Leadership Conference (YLC). The conference, scheduled for June 19-22 aboard the USS YORKTOWN, brings together students from the Southeast to expand their knowledge of patriotism, the Constitution and free enterprise. This [...]
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host 49 first responders from South Carolina, California, Texas and Louisiana for the International Rescue and Emergency Care’s (IRECA) Technical Rescue competition. The competition is open to the public and will take place from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on June 21 and 22 aboard the USS YORKTOWN. [...]
The Patriots Point Education Department needs your help bringing students aboard the USS Yorktown to participate in the Institute of History and Science, a hands-on, innovative program designed to spark students’ natural curiosity for learning.