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Schooner Camp / Marine Society Outings

Sailing, Swimming, & Exploring!

The Schooner Fame offers “Marine Society Outings” — five-hour day sails for groups of 16 children aged 8-14. We set sail at 9:00, we may anchor at Misery Island to swim off the boat, we eat lunch, and return to Salem at 2:00.

The outing includes hands-on sailing as well as learning the parts of the vessel, basic knots, and the basics of navigation. Outings will take place on the following Tuesdays in 2024:

June 25 * July 9 * July 23 * August 6 * August 20

The tuition is $50 per outing for Salem children (thanks to the generosity of the Salem Marine Society) and $80 for all others.

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fame salem schooner Massachusetts sailing

Cancellation & Refund Policy

The Outings are not “rain or shine”. If the forecast is inclement, we will either reschedule to the following day (Wednesday) or cancel and issue refunds. Weather cancellations are the ONLY situation where refunds are available. You may sign your child up for as many Outings as you wish, but tuition is non-refundable unless you have a note from your pediatrician.

Parents & guardians looking to enroll their children may request a registration form any time after January 24 by emailing

For more info about our Marine Society Outings, email us at or call (978) 729-7600.