SEAWOLF PARK NAVAL DISPLAY
Display at Seawolf Park is now available for sponsored groups for:
Day Trips-Field Trips
Weekend Live-Aboard programs
and other unique educational opportunities.
Take advantage of this unique opportunity by contacting
Curator John McMichael:
(409) 770-3196 or (409) 744-7854
Cavalla Historical Foundation
RR 8 Box 10 Pelican Island
Galveston, TX. 77554
are the rules and requirements for our sleep over program
Make your reservations early.
Reservations may be
made by contacting the Sleepover Coordinator at 409-744-7854 or 409-770-3196.
Reservations must be for a minimum of 20 persons. The cost for the program is
$20.00 per person.
After your reservation
request has been received, and that date is verified that it is available, we
will hold that date for your group for thirty days, pending the receipt of the
required $100 deposit. Verification will be confirmed via e-mail or phone upon
receipt of the deposit. Failure to submit the deposit will result in forfeiture
of your requested date. This deposit will be applied to the total fee for the
group. Total payment for your sleepover is due within 30 days of your
2. Adults will be accommodated at the same cost as the
youngsters and will be required to sign a Waiver of Liability upon arrival at
3 The destroyer escort Stewart and the submarine Cavalla
will be used for the sleepovers. The submarine does not have heat, the destroyer
escort does. Both ships have air conditioning, but the Stewart is usually more
comfortable in hot weather. The weather will usually dictate which ship is used
for the sleepover.
4 At present there are 40 bunks available on the
submarine and 75 available on the destroyer escort. Each attendee is required to
bring his/her own sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase and towel.
5 The Foundation staff will require a
Certificate of Insurance for your
6. At least one adult leader will be on watch during the
night. It is recommended the leaders share the watches for periods of one and a
half to two hours. However, this timing will be at the discretion of the
7 No cooking is allowed within the Military Display
area. It is recommended the group bring cold foods, such as sandwiches, drinks,
chips, etc for dinner and muffins, juices, milk for breakfast, and coolers to
carry the food. The group may prefer to order food, such as pizza, and have it
delivered. Be advised the closest fast food restaurant or convenience store is
five miles from the site. Throwaway plates, eating utensils, etc. are also to be
the responsibility of the attendees.
8. Your sleepover starts at 5 PM, and all guests will be
required to depart prior to visiting hours the next day (9 AM).
9. The cut off age for the
sleepover is 5 years of age.
The staff of the Cavalla Historical Foundation welcomes
your enquiries into our program and look forward to meeting your sleepover
Please contact us for arrangements for Day Trips, Field
Trips, Private Educational Tours, Group Sleepovers. We will do everything
possible to make your visit to Seawolf Park Naval Display educational,
informational and fun for all involved.
Sleepover Coordinator: Billie McMichael
Curator: John McMichael MMCM(SS) USN Ret
RR 8 Box 10
Galveston, Texas 77554.
(409) 744-7854 or (409) 770-3196
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