Welcome to the Duxbury Bay Maritime School!

The Duxbury Bay Maritime School is a nonprofit organization that exists as a gateway for all to Duxbury Bay. We have educational and recreational programs for both kids and adults with the majority of our programming taking place during the summer season. Outside of scheduled programs, DBMS hosts educational speaker series, social engagements and other events to connect with the Duxbury community and beyond. We hope whatever brings you to the William P. Ellison Campus leaves you with a lasting impression of the valuable natural resource that is Duxbury Bay.

Summer Junior Programs at DBMS

Registration will open on February 15th at 6:00 PM.

Summer Junior programs start the week of June 26 and are scheduled so families can choose full day, half day, and combinations of individual programs. Sailing may be combined with marine science, powerboating and rowing. We look forward to getting kids back outside and on the Bay this summer!

We are thrilled to provide another summer of learning & fun out on Duxbury Bay!

Schedules LIVE!

Schedules for Summer Junior Programs 2023 are LIVE

Click the button below to view Summer Junior Programs schedules and descriptions.

Ongoing Programs at DBMS

Below you will find links to programs that are ongoing throughout the year at DBMS.

Become a Donor

Make your 2023 contribution to help sustain the wonderful work done here at DBMS! Learn more

Connections made to Duxbury Bay in 2022

Click the button below to view our 2022 By The Numbers email campaign. 

Thank You!

Thank you to all our speakers and attendees that made 2022 one of the best years yet for our Speaker Series. We learned so much from the seminars and discussions that followed. So many important conversations unfolded from these free talks and we hope to continue stimulating them in 2023.

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Job & Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in joining our team and supporting the mission to connect people of all ages, abilities and means to Duxbury Bay, we want to learn more about you! DBMS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates to apply who are aligned with furthering our inclusive mission.

Do what you LOVE at DBMS!

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Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers are now available for purchase online! Click the links below to purchase a voucher today. Need to redeem a gift voucher? Click the “Redeem Gift Voucher” link below and follow the instructions.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Duxbury Bay Maritime School, Inc. admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other School administered programs.

Duxbury Bay Maritime School

dbms@dbms.org – 781.934.7555 – 457 Washington Street – P.O. Box 263A Duxbury, MA 02331