Junior Crew

 

Objective:

Teach children about the pond, seashore sustainability, and sailing through fun ocean science and sailing related crafts and activities. Introduce basic water skills and sailboats.

Duration:

2-week sessions

Previous Experience or Knowledge:

No previous experience necessary.

Age Group:

Sailors must be 6 years old at start of class. Verification of birth date may be required.

Boat and equipment:

USCG approved personal flotation device (PFD) (life jacket)

Assessment:

No assessment

Days and Times:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

By the end of this class, sailor should be able to do the following:

Sailing and Boating:
  • Learn major parts of Beetle and Optimist
  • Multiple monthly sails in Beetle
  • Learn to row a boat
  • Small group paddle board
  • Canoe trip with instructors

 

Knots and Seamanship:
  • Learn a cleat hitch.