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Community and Courage Aboard "Old Ironsides"

A courageous crew of sailors worked together as a team to successfully sail USS Constitution. Let your students experience the importance of teamwork with the guidance of our educators. Role-play different jobs at sea, discover the food sailors ate, and explore through storytelling and song the courage and sense of community that existed amongst the crew. A copy of our award-winning, interdisciplinary K-12 curriculum unit is included so you can bring USS Constitution's history back into your classroom. Reserve Now!


Time 60 minutes
Grades Kindergarten-2nd grade

Class Size

10-30 students
Cost $6.00/student. First 6 teachers/chaperones included at no cost.  Additional adults welcome at $6.00/person


Massachusetts Curriculum Standards

  • History and Social Science: PK-K: Prek-K.5 1st:1.7 & 2nd: 2.CS.7
  • English Language Arts: 1st: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.2; CCSS.ELA-LIteracy.SL.1.1 & 2nd: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3 
  • Comprehensive Health: 3rd: 3.6