Discovery Center ~ Great Lakes


Donated to Rotary Camps & Services in 2006, the Discovery Center is a multi-tenant nonprofit center comprised of the five tenant organizations and one business affiliate (listed below)


Great Lakes Children’s Museum. Hands-on museum with focus on Great Lakes and water.
Maritime Heritage Alliance. Preserving Great Lakes history through a fleet of wooden boats.
Watershed Center-Grand Traverse Bay. Stewardship and advocacy for preserving water quality.
Inland Seas Education Association. Instruction, research, and stewardship of the Great Lakes.
Traverse Area Community Sailing. Sailing instruction for children, youth, and adults.

Traverse Tall Ship Company. Provides a School Ship on the Schooner Manitou for Inland Seas in the spring, runs schooner charters  three times a day all summer (as well as providing an onboard bed & breakfast), and three- or four-day schooner windjammer cruises in September.

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