Volunteer Open House - Saturday, December 17th, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Are you interested in learning more about what volunteer opportunities the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation has to offer? Consider attending our Volunteer Open House at our shipyard in Wilmington, DE from 10am-12pm, Saturday, December 17. We'll meet in the lobby of our Copeland Maritime Center at 10am, and will talk about various volunteer opportunities from greeter/welcome desk to educator to sailing crew and everything in between! A tour of the ship, workshops, and museum are included. We'll wrap up around noon, and for those who would like, you can jump right in and start helping with ship's maintenance in the afternoon.
New Promotional Video!
Want to get a first-hand view of what it's like to sail with the Kalmar Nyckel? Check out our exciting new promotional video, which highlights the ship's history, as well as our educational programming and facilities!
Rent the Copeland Maritime Center For Your Private Event!
The Copeland Maritime Center is the perfect venue for your private gala, party, wedding, or event reception. A replica of the ship's Main Deck, the Forney boat collection, and other unique exhibits provide an ideal backdrop for any gathering. Bring in the caterer of your choice and outside music and entertainment to complete your perfect evening! Also available for meetings and conferences.
Copeland Maritime Center Building Tours
The Copeland Maritime Center is open for self-guided tours Mondays - Fridays from 10 am - 4 pm, and Saturdays through April from 10 am - 2 pm. Closed for education programs some days; call to check availability. All tours cost $5 Adults, $3 youth 6-17 (age 0-5 is free).