YEAR 1: SAILING BY THE NUMBERS

YEAR 1: SAILING BY THE NUMBERS

Basics
PREREQUISITESRecruit students from 9 partner schools to take part in two-week Orientation in September.
SCHEDULEMeet once per week, Monday-Thursday, 4-7pm
TRIPSCaven Point / Statue of Liberty (End of Fall), Dyckman Marina / Inwood (End of Spring)
TYPICAL DAYEach lesson incorporates a math topic, and has an on-water sailing component or hands-on boat building activity. On a typical day, students might learn to measure current speed using an algebraic formula, and test their calculations on the water while learning sailing.
CREDITCan earn a Math or PhysEd credit.
CERTIFICATIONSRed Cross - First Aid and CPRNew York State Safe Boating
Program Outcomes
COLLEGE/CAREER PREPARATIONStudents are aware of post-high school opportunities and the associated processes
LEADERSHIPStudents take initiative in program activities
ACADEMICSStudents increase proficiency in math
STEWARDSHIPStudents are stewards of their equipment and workspace
SAILING SKILLSStudents can demonstrate the 1st year sailing skills and earn the NYS Safe boating certificate
Program Dates
Last Week of Sept - First Week of OctoberOrientation for New Students
Election DayFall Trip to Caven Point
First Saturday in MayReturn to the River Celebration and Wooden Boat Launch
First Thursday in JuneSpring Trip to Inwood Marina
Last Thursday of Regents WeekGraduation Ceremony