Course Descriptions

 

 

 

Registration is first-come-first-served by mail and accompanied by your deposit check. Deposits will be returned if space is not available or program is canceled.

Waiting lists will be maintained for all programs.

Scholarships are available, based upon need, to full time residents of Jefferson County and Active Duty Military families. Application form can be found under Registration Tab on this website.

Family Discounts of 10% will be given for sibling groups of 3 or more.

Enrollment numbers may change depending upon Covid guidance available at the time.

Registration and required forms may be found under the Register tab on this site.

NYS SAFE BOATING      

Donations accepted

 ages 10 years - adult                min. 8 - max. 20 students

8 hours classroom instruction plus exam

Course 1: June 26 & 27 from 9am - 1pm

Course 2: July 12, 13, 14, 15 from 5 - 7 pm

Ending times for exam days may vary depending upon length of time needed to complete exams

NYS requires anyone born on or after 1/1/1993, who operates a power driven vessel, and anyone age 14 or older who operates a PWC, to successfully complete this, or a similar approved course. By 2025, Safe Boating certificate will be mandatory. There are NYS fees for processing adult paperwork & adding icons to driver’s licenses.

 

SWIMMING    

ages 3 years and up

 max. class size 8

Classes are taught in Henderson Harbor.

~ Level 1: Water Exploration: TBD 

~ Level 2: Primary Skills: TBD

Level 3 students must be able to swim on their own

~ Level 3: Stroke Readiness: TBD 

~ Level 4: Stroke Development: TBD

~ Level 5: Stroke Refinement: TBD

~ Level 6 & 7: Advanced Swim: TBD

 

STEM CAMP

Six 1 week Sessions M/T/W/Th TBD

Ages 7+

Max. 12 In-person Students

Hands on or Virtual explorations of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math as relates to the marine and boating topics listed below. Materials for projects/experiments will be sent to Virtual Students. 

Masks required in classroom.

~ Week 1 - TBD

~ Week 2 - TBD

~ Week 3 - TBD

~ Week 4 - TBD

~ Week 5 - TBD

~ Week 6 - TBD

 

SEA SQUIRTS SAILING

2 week sessions M/T/W/Th  Times TBD                                                  

ages 5 - 7 years 

min. 5 - max. 10 students

Fun in boats - Basic sailing fundamentals are introduced through games and activities. Students must be comfortable in the water & able to swim wearing a life jacket. Helmets and neck gaiters required in boats. Masks required in classroom.

 

SEAFARERS SAILING

2 week sessions M/T/W/Th Times TBD

ages 7 - 9 years

Age 7 must have 1 or more years prior SeaSquirts 

min. 5 - max. 10 students

Sailing basics taught using US Sailing Skills Up criteria. Students must be comfortable in the water & able to swim wearing a life jacket. Helmets and neck gaiters required in boats. Masks required in classroom. 

 

BASIC SAILING

2 week sessions Days and Times TBD

ages 10+ years

min. 5 - max.  students

Taught using US Sailing curriculum and standards. There are a variety of adventure and fun sailing activities. Concepts are introduced and practiced on land and water. Must be comfortable in the water and able to swim in a life jacket. Helmets and neck gaiters required in boats. Masks required in classroom.  Advancement is based upon demonstrated skill level as determined by US Sailing standards.

 

ADVANCED SAILING

2 week sessions Days and Times TBD

ages 11+ years

Must have 2+ years prior Basic Sailing or permission of  Senior Staff

min. 5 - max.  students

A continuation of skills and activities from Basic Sailing taught using US Sailing curriculum and standards. Helmets required in winds over 15 mph or at  discretion of Staff. Neck gaiters required in boats. Masks required in classroom. Junior membership in US Sailing recommended for access to Skills-Up App. 

 

ADULT SAILING

6 week session M/W 5:30 - 7:30 pm

age 18+

2 students per boat with instructor

Learn to sail, or enhance skills. Progress at your own pace. No experience needed. Swim test, in PFD, are required. Students should be comfortable in the water and be able to swim with a life jacket on. 

Masks required in classroom, neck gaiters or masks required on boats.

 

SAIL RACING PROGRAM

2 week sessions M/T/W/Th 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

ages 9+ years

UNDER CONSTRUCTION