CVNSND Dads, Kids and Pathfinders are invited to spend the night at the Buffalo Naval Park, located in Buffalo, New York
The overnighter will take place Saturday, May 25th, 2019. The maximum number of participants is sixty (60) CVNSND members and will be open to all on a first come, first served basis. Registrations can be made exclusively via the on-line registration process found below. The registration deadline is whenever we hit the maximum of sixty (60) participants via the on-line registrations or no later than midnight on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 – whichever comes first! Don’t delay – register and make your payment arrangements today!
The cost for admission is $55.00 per person and includes an overnight stay on the USS Little Rock Missile Cruiser, dinner and breakfast in the ship’s galley and a self guided tour of all three vessels docked in port at the Naval Park. The three (3) vessels are as follows: the USS Sullivans, a destroyer, the USS Little Rock, a guided missile cruiser, and the USS Croaker, a submarine. There will be three (3) hours of free time the night of our arrival. Stay as long as you like on Sunday touring the Museum, the Artifact Display Yard and exploring the three Naval Vessels. The exhibits in the museum at the port and on board USS Little Rock begin with the War of 1812 and move forward to Desert Storm. Take a step back in time as you walk through the Artifact Display Yard and see some the equipment and vehicles that helped change and make history. They include an H-1 Huey Helicopter, an M42 Walker Bulldog Tank, a Navy F4JB Fury Jet and much more. Enjoy an on-board movie on Saturday night. The ship’s crew has a number of activities planned throughout the evening. Lights out Saturday night at 10.30 P.M. Dads are responsible for taking shifts for the fire and safety watches throughout the night. Reveille, Reveille Sunday morning is at 6:30 A.M. sharp (remember, it’s the military) then it is time to pack up and clean the Berthing Area. Bunk inspection happens next and then breakfast will be served at 7:30 A.M. sharp. Check-in time is between 4:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Saturday, May 25th. Nearby activities include: Niagara Falls, Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds & Fort Niagara. (Niagara Falls is approximately 30 minutes from the Naval Park).