Little Mariners

 

Objective:

Teach children about the pond, seashore sustainability, and sailing through fun ocean science and sailing related crafts and activities.  Introduce spending time on the water.  Familiarize children with Yacht Club and it activities.

Duration:

2-week sessions

Previous Experience or Knowledge:

No previous experience necessary.

Age Group:

Sailors must be 4 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:

Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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

Sailing:
  • Monthly sail in Beetle with instructors.
  • Canoe around the harbor with instructors.
  • Learn basic sailing terms (starboard, port, bow, stern)