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Financial Aid

New Sailing Program Scholarships  

Community Sailing and Joseph Conrad Overnight Sailing Camp
We are pleased to announce that we have scholarship funding available for our Community Sailing (ages 8-14) and Joseph Conrad Overnight Sailing Camp (ages 10-15). Up to 100% financial aid is available depending upon need. To apply complete the application on this page. For more information contact Catherine Padgett at 860.572.5322, ext. 1, or reservations@mysticseaport.org.

Schooner Brilliant Sailing Program
We are also pleased to announce that we have scholarship funding available for sails aboard Schooner Brilliant (ages 15-18). 50 percent financial aid is available. To apply complete the application on this page. For more information contact Danielle Furlani at 860.572.5331 or reservations@mysticseaport.org.

Financial Aid for Summer Camps

Limited need-based financial assistance is available for the Museum’s Summer Day Camp, the Joseph Conrad Overnight Summer Sailing Camp, the Brilliant teen sailing program (summer), and the youth and home school Community Sailing programs (spring, summer, and fall). Typical awards are $100 to $200.The scholarships are the result of generous support from the following donors:

For questions about scholarships call 860.572.5322. Email reservations@mysticseaport.org to register for a specific program and pay a 50 percent deposit (this deposit is refundable).

Complete the Financial Assistance Application

Mail completed application form and the letter stating financial need to:
Catherine Padgett
Education Department, Mystic Seaport Museum
75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT 06355

Financial Aid for Field Trips

Financial aid for up to 50 percent of student fees for all education programs is available. The Museum’s educational programs include guided tours, self-guided field trips, in-school, and overnight programs. The percentage of students eligible for free and reduced-price lunch will be taken off of total student fees.

Email a letter on school letterhead to reservations@mysticseaport.org stating the percentage of students who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. After approval, call 860.572.5322, ext. 1 to make your reservation.