The Jett Foundation Fighting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Adaptive Sailing Camp

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August 8-12, 2016

1-4pm Daily

Join us for a week of sailing camp on the Boston Harbor! We’ve partnered with Piers Park Sailing Center to provide a FREE, hands-on, sailing experience for youth and young adults with Duchenne. This adaptive sailing camp has all the accessible equipment, and whether you’re a novice or seasoned sailor, we have what you need to get out on the water! All you need to bring is a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, and a snack.

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About:

The Adaptive Sailing Program at Piers Park Sailing Center is a nationally recognized sailing program. They have experience with newbies, all the way to expert sailors, and have adaptive equipment for all ability levels. From supportive, in-boat seating and dock-anchored hoyer lifts, they have lots of options for getting everyone out on the water.

What you’ll learn & gain from this experience:

  • How to sail, skipper, and crew a sailboat
  • How to make decisions on the water
  • New skills like tying knots and using the radio
  • All about ocean life, fishing, lobstering, and other water activities.
  • A new sense of accomplishment, self-reliance and confidence
  • New friends and fun memories!

Details:

Dates: August 8-12, 1-4pm daily

Who: Youth & young adults with Duchenne (all ages, all abilities!)

Location: Piers Park Sailing Center, 95 Marginal Street, Boston 02128

Registration deadline: July 8, 2016

 

To register, click the button below:

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Questions? Contact Libby at libby@jettfoundation.org or 781-585-5566.

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