Young Blind People and Old Ships on October 26

Join your friends at the LightHouse as the Youth Program explores the old ships of San Francisco. On Saturday, October 26, we will head down to the San Francisco waterfront for an exclusive tour of the historic ships docked at the Hyde Street Pier, and take a tour of the Maritime National Historical Visitor’s Center.  Deadline to sign-up extended to October 23.Image of the Balclutha, a three-masted, steel-hulled, square-rigged ship built to carry a variety of cargo all over the world – visit the Balclutha with the LightHouse on October 26









Who: Low Vision or Blind Transition Age Youth (ages 8 to 18)
What: Tour of the Maritime National Historical Visitor’s Center & Tour of the old ships of San Francisco at the Hyde Street Pier
When: Saturday, October 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Hyde Street Pier and the Maritime National Historical Park of San Francisco
Transportation: We will meet at LightHouse San Francisco and take MUNI to the Hyde Street Pier.  Please bring money for the bus to and from the park, $0.75 each way for a total of $1.50.

Waiver: Each participant must submit a LightHouse Youth Program waiver form, if they have not done so for a previous outing.

Cost: FREE! The cost of this tour has been waived for our participants; however, each participant must bring $1.50 for the bus and bring their own lunch.

RSVP: Jamey Gump, Youth Services Coordinator, at or (415) 694-7372. Please register early! RSVP by October 23.

We’ll begin the fun by meeting at 214 Van Ness Ave (San Francisco’s LightHouse) promptly at 11:00 a.m. Together, we’ll take MUNI to the Maritime National Historical Visitor’s Center.

For more information or to RSVP for this event, please contact Youth Services Coordinator Jamey Gump at (415) 694-7372 or email

Things to Bring:
Bag lunch (each participant is responsible for bringing their own lunch)
Bottle of water
Hat or visor
Cane or mobility device
$1.50 for the bus