• Independence Seaport Museum (map)

Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS) Midshipmen will participate in a 12-day voyage from Annapolis, Maryland to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These trainees will learn about shipboard life, the mechanics of sailing, and teamwork. In addition to the duties of watch schedule, trainees will take over the role of managing their own watch rotations by having a "watch leader" for each watch. A "navigator" will also be incorporated into the watch rotation, so something to do for all hands. Trainees will also take hitches in the galley and engine-room as well