On-the-River Science Cruise for Families

Sponsored by Joppa Flats


Merrimack River


Lisa Hutchings - Joppa Flats School and Youth Education Coordinator


- children 4 - 12 years


Adult $28.00, Child $24.00


Adult $36.00, Child $32.00
Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

Explore the lower Merrimack River ecosystem with Lisa Hutchings and the crew of the Yankee Clipper! We'll practice hands-on science, use interactive propgs, and look for seabirds, seals, and waterfowl on every trip. Enjoy cruising and learning about this vital part of the area's natural history.

Please register by 4:00 pm the day before the program.

Instructions and Directions:

Meet at the Newburyport boardwalk at 8:45 am. Bring binoculars and extra layers of clothing. Program runs rain or shine, except during thunderstorm or small-craft advisories. The Yankee Clipper is U. S. Coast Guard-inspected and licensed, with life vests and a toilet.

Please note our NEW CANCELLATION POLICY: If cancellations are made less than 7 days prior to the program, refunds cannot be issued. Refunds are not given for failure to attend, absence, or sick days. If we must cancel a session, you will receive a full refund.

Registration is required.
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For more information, contact:

1 Plum Island Turnpike
Newburyport, MA 01950
For your own security, DO NOT send credit card information via email.