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Sunday, April 23, 2017 




 JUNIOR SAILING: 2017 SUMMER PROGRAM

Inspiring junior sailors to build relationships, strengthen integrity and define Corinthian spirit
Welcome to the 2017 SCYC Junior Sailing & Junior Mates Program!
Click here for a PDF version of the below 2017 Program information

- Program Schedule -

Junior Sailing
(ages 7-18)
June 26 - August 18, 2017
Monday through Friday, 10:30 am - 5:45 pm

Junior Mates
(ages 6-8)
June 27 - August 17, 2017
Monday through Friday, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm 

- Course Session Options -

This year's Junior Sailing Program features a variety of courses with 2-week, 4-week or full 8-week summer program options. Mix and match the following 2-week sessions.
Session 1
Monday, June 26 - Friday, July 7
Session 2
Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 21
Session 3
Monday, July 24 - Friday, August 4
Session 4
Monday, August 7 - Friday, August 18

- Registration -
Applications must be completed ONLINE ONLY, click the links below for registration.
SCYC Member Registration opens February 20, 2017
Non-Member Registration opens March 6, 2017
*150 dues applies for non-members
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May 1, 2017-Registration Deadline
May 2, 2017-$50 Registration Late Fee in Effect
May 31, 2017-No refunds will be given after this date
June 1, 2017-$75 Registration Late Fee in Effect

- Important Dates -
Junior Club Mid-Winter Soiree
Sunday, March 5, 2017 (4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Junior Club Commissioning
Saturday, June 24, 2017 (11:30 am)
Junior Sailing Awards Dinner
Thursday, August 17, 2017 (6:00 pm)

*Please note: There will be no activities held on Tuesday, July 4, 2017*

- Online SCJYC Gear Store -
Starting this year, members and non-members will have an opportunity to purchase sailing merchandise and gear online via the Seawanhaka Junior Club Store!! We will be offering a wide variety of products for your sailors, that you will be able to purchase throughout the entire year. We are on the process of setting up the online store currently..
additional details coming soon!!



- Junior Mates Program -

(age 6-8)
Participants will further develop skills in swimming, arts and crafts, sports, games and tennis. Mates may also participate in introductory sailing experiences.

This program is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of eight children per session.

Pricing/Course Session Options
This class is available in 2-week, 4-week or 8-week sessions.
2-Week Session: $650
4-Week Session: $1,100
8-Week Session: $1,750

Junior Mates Extended Day

Monday - Thursday
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
$15.00 per day

Available Sessions
The Junior Mates Program runs Monday through Thursday, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Session 1
Monday, June 26 - Thursday, July 6
Session 2
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 20
Session 3
Monday, July 24 - Thursday, August 3
Session 4
Monday, August 7 - Thursday, August 17

- Adventure Boating Class -

(age 8-12, Recreational)
This recreational class is specially designed for those who want to be on the water but aren’t too keen about racing. Class participants will be introduced to a variety of club-owned boats including Sonars, Pixels and Keelboats, stand-up paddle boards, kayaks as well as swimming.

This class is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of twelve children per session.

Pricing/Course Session Options
This class is available in 2-week, 4-week or 8-week sessions.
2-Week Session: $950
4-Week Session: $1,600
8-Week Session: $2,600

- Beginner Optimist -
(age 7-12, Learn to Sail)
This class is designed for younger sailors with little or no sailing experience. Sailors will learn the basics of boat rigging, boat handling, seamanship, develop self-confidence, foster respect for the marine environment, and practice teamwork skills. The priority of this program is to promote sailing skill development in a safe and fun environment.

Boat ownership is not required, instruction takes place in provided club-owned Optimists with one sailor per boat. This class is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of eight children per session.

Pricing/Course Session Options
This class is available in 2-week or 4-week sessions.
2-Week Session: $950
4-Week Session: $1,600

After 4-weeks in this class, upon coaches approval, it is expected your sailor should be ready to move on to the Intermediate Optimist Class.

- Intermediate Optimist -
(age 8-13, Learn to Sail)
After completion of the Beginner Optimist class, the Intermediate Optimist class will build on the foundation of sailing skills, making sailors feel more confident on the water, while refining boat handling techniques and tuning in different sailing conditions. By the end of the class, sailors should be able to sail proficiently on all points of sail.

Boat ownership is required, although a limited number of charters are available through SCYC. This class is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of eight children per session.
Pricing/Course Session Options
This class is available in 2-week or 4-week sessions.
2-Week Session: $950
4-Week Session: $1,600

After 4-weeks in this class, upon coaches approval, it is expected your sailor should be ready to move on to the Green Fleet Optimist Class.

Boat Charter: $150 per 2-Week Session

- Green Fleet -
(age 10-15, Optimist Learn to Race Team)
Prerequisite: Wants to learn how to race and has solid boat handling skills to sail an optimist on his/her own in wide variety of sailing conditions.

This program requires a solid understanding of Optimist sailing and provides an introduction to racing and race equipment. Coaches will cover all aspects of racing on and off the water. The team will travel and compete in several local regattas.

Boat ownership is required, no charter boats are available for this class. This class is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of eight children per session.

Pricing/Course Sessi
on Options
This class is available in 2-week, 4-week or 8-week sessions.
2-Week Session: $950
4-Week Session: $1,600
8-Week Session: $2,600

- RWB Advanced Optimist Race Team -
(age 10-15, Race Team)
Prerequisite: Under 15 years old, and have already sailed and raced proficiently in the Green Fleet.

Participation in this intensive program will expand the sailors racing skills, improve their boat handling and boat speed in all conditions, learn and understand racing strategies and tactics, and in the process get more fit and focused. This program will allow participants to race in JSA regattas and prepare for USODA events.

Boat ownership is required, no charter boats are available for this class. This class is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of sixteen children per session.

Pricing/Course Sessi
on Options
This class is available in 2-week, 4-week or 8-week sessions.
2-Week Session: $950
4-Week Session: $1,600
8-Week Session: $2,800

This class is available as a 1-week session option exclusively for traveling advanced sailors attending non-JSA events.
1-Week Session: $525

- Beginner 420 -
(age 12-16, Learn to a Sail 420)
This course is for older and larger sailors who are new to sailing, or younger sailors with some experience but who are new to the Club 420. Sailors will learn the basics of rigging a 420, boat handling, seamanship (knots, weather, etc.), sportsmanship, and water safety.

Boat ownership is not required for Beginner 420, instruction takes place in provided club-owned 420 boats. Feel free to bring your own boat if desired. This class is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of eight children per session.

Pricing/Course Sessi
on Options
This class is available in 2-week, 4-week or 8-week sessions.
2-Week Session: $950
4-Week Session: $1,600
8-Week Session: $2,600

- Club 420/Laser Race Team -
(age 12-18, Race Team)
Prerequisite: Have previous experience racing Club 420/Lasers. This class is for experienced racers that want to keep training hard while preparing for big regattas. This class will focus on refining racing skills while competing in regattas around LI Sound in preparation for major C420/laser summer regattas. Participants in this class will learn advanced boat handling,
performance tuning, and advanced racing skills.

Boat ownership is required, however a few Club 420 charter boats are available for this class.
This class is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of nine children per session.

Club 420 Sailors must have an assigned partner before signing up. If you are in need of one, let us know in advance and we will attempt to assign you one.

Pricing/Course Session Options
This class is available in 2-week, 4-week or 8-week sessions.
2-Week Session: $950
4-Week Session: $1,600
8-Week Session: $2,800

Club 420 Boat Charter: $300 per 2-Week Session

- Sailing for Non Sailors -
(age 13-18)
This class is perfect for those who have little to no sailing experience at all, and want to learn the very basics about sailing, without too much commitment, while enjoying going out sailing on a keelboat with others.

If you come from a family of sailors (or not), and you haven't really gone out sailing before, this is your chance to give sailing a try.

These classes require a minimum of 3 participants to take place. Please register your sailor, and you will be notified if minimums are met.

Pricing/Course Session Options
Session 1
Tuesday, July 11 & Thursday, July 13, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session 2
Tuesday, July 25 & Thursday, July 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SCYC Member: $150, Non-Member: $180

- Wednesday Night Racing with Diogenes -
(age 12-18)
All juniors enrolled in any of the 2017 junior summer programs are welcome to join our Junior Club instructions aboard Diogenes for Wednesday Night Racing throughout the summer season.

Due to limited space, advanced notice is required. Reservations can be made by contacting juniorclub@seawanhaka.org. Reservations must be made by the day prior to racing by 5:00pm.

Pricing/Course Session Options
This program is FREE of charge for all Juniors enrolled in any of the summer programs.
Wednesdays: June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16

- Powerboat Certification -
(age 12-18)
This CLASSROOM ONLY certification course will teach participants about navigation rules and aids, emergency procedures, and safety equipment in the classroom. Students who pass this course will receive a NASBLA approved Boating Certificate/NY Boating Safety Certificate.

There will be no on-the-water practical instruction in this course, however we do offer an On-the-water training course.
Private on-the-water lessons are also available upon request and availability.
Email JuniorClub@seawanhaka.org for more information or to schedule a lesson.

These classes require a minimum of 3 participants to take place. Please register your sailor, and you will be notified if minimums are met. No billing will be charged until the course is confirmed.

Pricing/Course Session Options
Session 1
Thursday, June 29 - Friday, June 30, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Session 2
Thursday, July 13 - Friday, July 14, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

SCYC Member: $100, Non-Member: $125

- Powerboat On-The-Water Training -
(age 12-18)
This on-the-water training class is ONLY for participants that already have their New York Safety Boating License. It is a great way to expand your experience handling powerboats safely with personalized attention.

These classes require a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 5 participants. Please register your boater, and you will be notified if minimums are met.

Pricing/Course Session Options
Session 1
Thursday, July 20 - Friday, July 21, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Session 2
Thursday, August 10 - Friday, August 11, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

SCYC Member: $120, Non-Member: $150


- Tennis Lessons -
(age 7-14)
What better way to start the day than with an exciting group tennis lesson!?

Beginning June 26, 2017, SCYC’s tennis coach will be available for group tennis lessons.
Appropriate footwear and tennis racket will be REQUIRED .

Monday - Friday
9:15 am-10:15 am

SCYC Member: $200 per 2-week session
Non-Member: $250 per 2-week session

Email JuniorClub@seawanhaka.org for more information or to schedule a lesson.

- Launch Service -
Launch Service is available for juniors enrolled in sailing programs Monday through Friday. Sailors will be picked up at Oyster Bay Marine Center promptly at 10:05 am for transport to SCJYC, and dropped off in the afternoon at 6:00 pm. A parent or guardian must be present at pick up from the launch at OBMC.

This service is not available for Junior Mates participants.

First come, first served as there is limited availability (14 spots).
$50 per 2-week session per sailor

- Daily Lunch -
Lunch will be provided to all participants in the Junior Sailing and Junior Mates Programs. Daily lunch is included in the cost of the program. Should a sailor have special dietary needs or restrictions, please notify the Junior Program Director in advance so we may accommodate your child’s needs. If preferred, they may also bring lunch from home; however, the program fee will not be adjusted.

- Private Sailing Lessons -
Want to gain valuable experience on-the-water in preparation for the 2017 summer sailing activities program?!

Beginning June 19, 2017, coaches will be available for private sailing lessons for all levels, beginner to advanced sailors.

Private sailing lessons are by appointment only, and upon availability.
Email juniorclub@seawanhaka.org for more information or to schedule a lesson.

Private Instruction: $65 per 2-hour lesson
Private Race Coaching: $80 per 2-hour lesson

- Safety -
Safety is our number one priority. All Directors and Sailing Instructors are CPR and First Aid certified, and all staff is trained in emergency procedures. Sailors must be competent swimmers and pass a swim check on the first day of sailing class. In addition, sailors must always wear
appropriate footwear at all times and a personal floatation device (PFD) while on, in, or near the water, docks and beach. All sailors must have a US Coast Guard approved type III PFD.

- Curriculum & Staff -
The Junior Activities Committee overseas all Junior Programs. Juniors Mates Program Directors are certified educators that lead a staff of counselors, sports specialists, an art director, and lifeguards. Head Sailing Instructors hold the highest level of US Sailing certification and lead a staff of certified level I and level II instructors and coaches. The priorities of our curriculum are development and instruction with emphasis on safety, fun and learning. All activities are designed to be age-appropriate and engaging.

- Location & Facilities -
SCJYC is located on beautiful Centre Island in Oyster Bay, New York. The Junior Club is the center of activity, ideal for classroom instruction, games and other indoor activities. The Rendezvous Deck is home to the Junior Mates activities. Locker rooms, restrooms and showers are also available. The Club has its own dock, floats, boat storage racks, launching ramp, and safety boats. Juniors also have use of the Club’s private beach and tennis courts.


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