Canoe Toddler Time

Ages 3+ / FREE / 10:30am-11:30am *Email Jackie for More Details June 3, 10, 17 / Aug. 26 / Sept. 9, 16 If you love Toddler Time, you are going to LOVE Canoe Toddler Time! This program is an incredible way to introduce paddling in a fun way for little ones and their guardians/chaperones. Each program includes a boat-themed craft, an introduction to canoes/paddling, a snack, and time on the water with Sultana’s professional staff. Programs are limited to five […]

Sultana Downrigging

Event Details to be Announced this Summer! Tall Ships and Bluegrass are at the heart of Sultana’s annual Downrigging festival. Hosted at the end of the schooner SULTANA’s sailing season (late October or early November), Downrigging attracts thousands of visitors to Chestertown to sail on the assembled fleet of ships, listen to great music, attend lectures and art exhibits, eat and drink local fare, watch fireworks, and support the Sultana Education Foundation’s educational programs for the public. Downrigging Website

Toddler Time

Ages 3-5 / FREE! September – March (See Schedule) / 10:30am – 12:00pm Toddler Time lets children explore the natural world through stories, songs, games, crafts and interactions with wildlife – all led by SEF’s professional staff. Held most Friday mornings from late fall through early spring, Toddler Time is both educational and fun! No pre-registration is required. At this time, masks are required for everyone ages 3 and up. Adults must stay for the program and are encouraged to […]

Public Sails

Ages 5+ / $30 per / 2 Hours A trip on the 1768 schooner SULTANA is a great way to experience the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using SULTANA’s seven-foot tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. Sultana Education Foundation will offer special and full-day sails to organizations and groups, prices for these trips may vary. Unless noted otherwise, all sails depart and return to the Chestertown Marina, […]

Public Paddles

Ages 12+ / $30-$60 / 2.5 or 5 Hours May thru October Join our staff for a unique kayak excursion on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail featuring pristine wetlands full of plants, animals and scenic views. Paddles will highlight organisms and historic landmarks at each site. Kayaks and gear are provided. Minimum age to participate is 12, and 8 participants maximum. SEF is following social distancing and cleaning guidelines. Public Paddles are offered in Partnership with the […]