FAQs: Sleep-Over Questions & Answers

Will I be charged the same as my child?
All sleepover guests will be charged the same amount per person.

My youngest son is 3 years old. Can he attend sleepovers with our group?
Minimum age for Sleepover participants is 5 years old. For the courtesy of the other guests, please do not bring infant or toddler children.

Is there Heating and Air Conditioning aboard the vessels?
USS Cavalla (Submarine) No - Heating/Yes - Air Conditioning.
USS Stewart (Destroyer Escort) Yes - Heating/ Yes - Air Conditioning.
The weather will dictate which ship(s) will be most accommodating.

How large of a group can you accommodate?

The preferred minimum group size is 15 guests.
We can accommodate up to 45 guests comfortably.
Please contact us directly for reservations of smaller or larger groups.

Are showers available during our visit?
No. Restrooms have toilets and sinks only.

What does each person need to bring for the sleepover?
Guests are asked to bring their own sleeping bag, pillow, towel and toiletries.

If we choose the "Gold" package, can we barbeque outside or cook on the ship?
No cooking is allowed within the museum display area.
For groups that decide to bring their own food and drinks, it is recommended that cold foods (i.e. sandwiches, salads, etc.) be brought in ice chests or coolers.

Will there be security or staff overnight?
Yes - CHF always provides overnight staff for safety and assistance with security issues. However, groups must provide supervision at a ratio of (1) adult for every (5) children under the age of 18.
CHF staff or volunteers are not responsible for supervision of underage children. Group adults (18 yrs old or older) must sleep over and accompany all events and tours held during the sleepover event.
Each group must provide overnight "Fire Watch" supervision from "lights out" through morning breakfast.

Is there a deposit requirement?
Yes. A $100 deposit and *Certificate of Insurance (COI) are required to confirm your reservation.
Refunds will only be issued for cancellations at least 30 days in advance.
* Certificates of Insurance must list the Cavalla Historical Foundation as an additional insured.

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