About the Program
An adventure awaits your group when they camp overnight on USS Lexington. They’ll hear stories from the ship’s illustrious past – covering topics like kamikaze attacks, the manpower it takes to navigate an aircraft carrier, and being named the “Blue Ghost” by Tokyo Rose herself. The chapters of this history lesson unfold over 11 different levels within the ship, giving their curious minds a hands-on experience that reflects on the sacrifices made by that patriotic generation, builds camaraderie, inspires love of learning and is just plain fun!
One Night Program
The overnight stay is an ideal program for scouts, homeschoolers, and adventure seekers of all ages. The itinerary serves as a lesson plan and includes tours of the ship, stories of historical events from her past, a scavenger hunt, a movie in the 3D MEGA Theater, LEX ghost stories, two trips through the chow line, bunking in original crew quarters, an unforgettable flag ceremony and so much more!
Two Night Program
LEX also offers two-night programs. There is enough free time on the second day to visit some of the area’s other great attractions like the Texas State Aquarium (right next door), the Art Museum of South Texas, water parks or spend the day at Padre Island National Seashore, which is about 30 minutes from the ship.
We are very flexible with two-night itineraries and will work with your group to make your stay the very best.