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USS Hornet hosts Grey Ghost Paracon and Overnight Investigation Conference 2013

08:25 PM January 10, 2013

ALAMEDA, California — The USS Hornet Museum will host a special fundraiser for its Education Department on Saturday, Feb. 2, beginning at 9 a.m. The event, The Grey Ghost: Paranormal Conference will be a fundraiser with all money raised going to a special fund that will allow the Hornet to provide transportation for local schools to take part in its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) educational programs.

The event will be the first time the USS Hornet will work with the Alameda Paranormal Researchers to host a paranormal conference. The event will feature some of the well-respected names in the paranormal field.


The guest speakers include:

·         Bill Murphy from the SyFy Channel’s Fact or Faked

·         Paul Bradford from Ghost Hunters International

·         Parapsychologist Pamela Heath

·         YouTube Web Show sensation Alejandro Dominguez – The Dead Explorer

·         Heidi Schave, USS Hornet, Educational Director

·         Sommer Carter, Alameda Paranormal Researchers

There will also be a variety of vendors and exhibits as well as free tours. Ticket prices include admission to the USS Hornet aircraft carrier.

Tickets and Costs:


Level 1 Access, $100:  Includes Paranormal Conference admission, pre-investigation dinner, and 3-Hour Paranormal Investigation aboard the ship with our guest speakers.

Level 2 VIP Access, $175:  Includes all Paranormal Conference activities, lunch, pre-investigation dinner, overnight paranormal investigation, overnight accommodations aboard the ship (sleep in real WWII bunks!) and breakfast the following morning.

Level 3 Access, $100:  Overnight Investigation Only. Includes, pre-investigation dinner, overnight paranormal investigation, overnight accommodations aboard the ship (sleep in real WWII bunks!) and breakfast the following morning.

For tickets and conference schedule, please visit the Hornet Website. http://www.uss-hornet.org/calendar/mysteryovernight/#greyghost

USS Hornet’s STEM Program

The Hornet’s Stem to Stern program is an example of one of the many missed opportunities for students. This program focuses on science, technology, engineering, and math once again using the ship as a learning resource.  By learning about and understanding some of the operational systems of our aircraft carrier, students can easily connect math and physics that they are learning in the classrooms with real world applications.

 About the USS Hornet Museum

The USS Hornet Museum, a popular tourist destination for families located in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to inspiring people of all ages. Through field trips and live-aboard experiences, the USS Hornet offers educational programs focusing on naval history, science and space technology. A registered state and national historic landmark, the ship is open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and permanently berthed at 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3 in Alameda, CA. Ample free parking is available across from the pier. The USS Hornet is also a unique, unforgettable venue available for corporate events; trade shows and expos; private parties and big band dances; and TV and film productions. For more information, ticket prices and event planning, visit:  www.uss-hornet.org or call (510) 521-8448.

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