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 Junior Sailing: Programs

2016 Junior Sailing & Junior Mates Programs

Monday, June 27 through Friday, August 19, 2016

Program Schedule
Junior Sailing Program
Monday - Friday, 10:30am-5:45pm

Junior Mates Program
Monday - Thursday, 10:30am-4:30pm

Program Options
This year's programs feature a variety of courses with options ranging from 2-week & 4-week sessions, to a full 8-week summer program.

Available Session Options
Mix and match the following 2-week sessions
Session 1
Monday, June 27-Friday, July 8

Session 2
Monday, July 11-Friday, July 22

Session 3
Monday, July 25-Friday, August 5

Session 4
Monday, August 8-Friday, August 19

Important Dates
Junior Club Mid-Winter Soiree
Sunday, March 6th

Junior Program Application Due Date
Sunday, May 1st

Junior Club Commissioning
Saturday, June 25th

No activities will be held at the Junior Program
Monday, July 4th

Junior Sailing End of Summer Awards Dinner
Friday, August 19th

Registration
Applications must be completed online only.
Click here to complete your registration online. (Under Construction)

Adventure Boating Class
(ages 8-12 | Recreational)

This is a recreational class, 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, Lasers and stand-up paddle boards, kayaks as well as swimming.

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

More classes may become available depending upon demand.
 Beginner Optimist
(ages 8-12 | Learn to Sail)

This class is designed for younger sailors with little or no sailing
experience. Sailors will learn the basics of rigging a boat, 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.

After 4-weeks in this class, upon coaches approval, it is expected that a sailor should be ready to move on to the Intermediate Optimist Class.
  Intermediate Optimist
(ages 8-13 | Learn to Sail)

After completion of the Beginner Optimist course, 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 session, 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.

After 4-weeks in this class, upon coaches approval, it is expected that a sailor should be ready to move on to the Green Fleet Optimist Class.
Green Fleet
(ages 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.
RWB Advanced Optimist Race Team
(ages 10-15 | Race Team)

Prerequisite: Under 15 years old, and have already sailed and raced proficiently in 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. The Advanced Optimist Program will allow participants to race in both JSA and regional USODA 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 sixteen children per session.

This program is available as a 1-Week option exclusively for traveling advanced sailors attending non JSA events.
Beginner 420
(ages 12-16 | Learn to Sail a 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 strongly recommended, though a limited number of charters are available through SCYC.

This class is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of ten children (5 boats) per session.
420 Race Team
(ages 13-18 | Race Team)

Prerequisite: Coaches approval.

This class is aimed for experienced Club 420 racers that want to keep training hard while spending time home, in preparation for big regattas. The 420 Race Team focus will be to refine participants racing skills while competing in regattas around Long Island Sound in preparation for major C420 summer regattas. Participants in the C420 class will learn advanced boat handling, performance tuning, and advanced racing skills.

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 ten children (5 boats) per session.

This program is available as a 1-Week option exclusively for traveling advanced sailors attending non JSA events.
 
Powerboat Certification
(ages 12-18)
Participants will learn about navigation rules and aids, emergency procedures, and safety equipment in the classroom in addition to gaining practical on-the-water experience operating powerboats.

Students who pass this course will receive a NASBLA approved Boating Certificate/NY Boating Safety Certificate.For more information, email JuniorClub@seawanhaka.org.

-Available Dates-
Session 1
Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Session 2
Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

*These classes require a minimum of 3 participants to take place. Please register your sailor, and we will let you know if the class minimums are met. No billing will be charged until the course is confirmed.
Junior Mates Program
(ages 6-8)
Participants will further develop skills in swimming, arts and crafts, sports and games, and tennis. Mates may also participate in introductory sailing experiences.

The Junior Mates Program is available on a first come, first served basis to a maximum of nine children per session.

-Available Sessions-
The Junior Mates Program runs
Monday through Thursday, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Session 1: Monday, June 27 - Thursday, July 7
Session 2: Monday, July 11 - Thursday, July 21
Session 3: Monday, July 25 - Thursday, August 4
Session 4: Monday, August 8 - Thursday, August 18

-Junior Mates Extended Day-
Monday - Thursday (4:30 pm - 5:45 pm)
Additional Fee
Private Sailing Lessons
By appointment only
For more information, email- JuniorClub@seawanhaka.org
Launch Service
Launch Service will be available for juniors enrolled in sailing programs Monday through Friday. Sailors will be picked up at Oyster Bay Marine Center promptly at 10:00 am for transport to SCJYC, and dropped off in the afternoons at 6:00 pm. A parent or guardian must be present to pick up child from launch at OBMC. This service is not available for Junior Mates participants.

Additional Fee Per Family

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 be not be adjusted.


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