Participating Organizations

Mac Crew

Member Organizations

Chicago Council, Navy League of the United States
Chicago Marine Heritage Society
Chicago Yachting Association
International Shipmasters Association
United States Coast Guard
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary


Community Organizations

Ada S. McKinley Social Services
By the Hand
Benton House

Marine Organizations

Underwater Archeology Society of ChicagoChicago Marine Police
Chicago Marine Police
Chicago Yacht Club Race committee
Chicago Yacht Club Foundation
Columbia Yacht Club
Crowley’s Yacht Yard
Chicago Power Squadron
Heritage Boat Club
Island Goat Society


Civic & Military Support Organizations

Union League Club of Chicago, Military Affairs Committee
USO of Illinois
Salvation Army
Pritzker Military Library

Outstanding SchoolsSea Scouts

Queen of All Saints
Taft High School
Goodwin Elementary School
Hubbard High School
Lincolnway Central

Youth Groups

Boy Scouts of America
Girl Scouts of America
Chicago Area Council - Boy Scouts of America
Sea Scouts - Boy Scouts of America
Venturing Program - Boy Scouts of America
US Naval Sea Cadets

Cooperating Government Agencies

Host Committee Volunteers


United States Coast Guard
U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers, Chicago Office
U.S. Navy Office of Information
City of Chicago Mayor’s Office of Special Events
Chicago Police Marine and Helicopter Units
Chicago Fire Department Marine and Helicopter unit
Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority
Chicago’s Navy Pier
Chicago Park District
Westrec Marinas – Chicago Park District



Special Service Providers

USCG & Goose Island


McDonald's at Navy Pier

Chicago's First Lady










Wreath Drop at Rouse Simmons