Sail Away Weekend
This program covers this (these) Girl Scout Outcome(s):
Sense of Self – Girls have the confidence in themselves and their abilities, and form positive identities.
Positive Values – Girls act ethically, honestly, and responsibly, and show concern for others.
Challenge Seeking – Girls take appropriate risks, try things even though they may fail, and learn from their mistakes.
Come join the fun! Learn to sail and have an AWESOME time on beautiful Lake Martin. This program will help girls develop courage, confidence, and character through the skill of sailing. Cost includes: teaching instructions, accommodations, Saturday breakfast, Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast, and snacks for in between and starting home on Sunday. Out of council scouts welcome!
The weekend will cover introduction to sailing and sailing safety for the class 1 sailors, while more experienced (those who have attended Summer Sail Away or past weekends) will learn more advanced skills to possibly move to a higher class.
All other classes will be grouped by the level of experience of each sailor. All classes are taught basic water rescues, parts and rigging a sailboat, points of sail, weather, knots and hitches, and navigation.
Class 1 – Beginners Single Sailing and Safety (Tandem)
Class 2 – Intermediate Sailing Open Water (Tandem and Single)
Class 3 – Dingy Sailing (Mainsail, Jib)
Class 4 – Sloop Sailing (Flying Scot)
Bring: Health History, bathing suits, sailing gloves, water bottle, SPF 85 sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, water shoes (not flip flops), long sleeve shirt that can get wet, sleeping bag, pillow, and any other personal items needed for weekend camping trip. You may bring your own class III PFD with whistle attached. No need for eating utensils. Bring a bag lunch for Saturday.
Level: Girl Scouts 6th grade or higher (Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors) who can swim 50 yards and love the water! No tagalongs please!
Entreprenuer: $50 Regular and out of council: $75 Leaders/Adults: $20 (all adults are expected to help with meals and other chores).
Deadline to Register:
Priority registration for in-council only: June 10 - September 20, 2019 (in- council girls can continue to register during open registration until October 4, 2019)
Open Registration/Out-of-council registration: Sept. 21 - October 4, 2019
Deadline for all registrations: October 4, 2019
For more informtation or questions, please email our Customer Care Team or call 800-239-6639.