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Volunteer Registration: Session 4 Chesapeake Down Syndrome Sonar Sailing Outing

  • 07 Aug 2017
  • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Downtown Sailing Center "A" Dock
  • 16

Registration

  • Please arrive at 4pm to help set up the boats
  • Help sign in people or guide them to the boats or stations.
  • Assist the skipper with the Sonar sails.

The Downtown Sailing Center is partnering with The Chesapeake Down Syndrome Parent Group to create a sailing program for teenagers and adults who have Down syndrome who would like to learn how to sail! The program will be divided up into 5 session throughout the summer. It will teach sailing and valuable life lessons.  Each participant will get time and practice in two kinds of boats and get to show off what they learned in a mini regatta at the end!

Session 4 is the Sonar Sailing event. We will be teaching the participants about parts of the boats,wind direction and basic sailing. Then they will get a chance to go out sailing We will need the following volunteers: 

  • 4-5 sonar skippers
  • 4-5 sonar crew
  • 1 greeters 
  • 1 escort 

We are asking volunteers to arrive as close to 5PM to help with any set up. We realize that some of you may be getting off work, which is fine, just please notify Volunteer Coordinator, Johanna, if you plan to arrive later. 

The Participants are expected to arrive at the sailing center around 5:30PM. The event should wrap up around 7:30PM.

It will be a great opportunity for volunteers to experience one of our accessible programs in a relaxed atmosphere. Since the program has a smaller group of participants it allows for the volunteers to learn the ins and outs while helping an amazing group of people learn to sail. 

If you have any questions or concerns call the office at 410-727-0772 x 113 or email Johanna Murphy, the DSC Volunteer and Member Coordinator at:  johanna@downtownsailing.org





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