STEM SAILING FOR GIRLS
AGES: Middle school girls, going into 6 - 8 grade
TIME: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CLASS SIZE: 12 students
SUGGESTED PRICE: $630 for spring and fall | $970 for summer
INSTRUCTOR: Partner Program
LOCATION: South Lake Union
Frog Prints E! (FPE) with The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) is offering three STEM Sailing camps in 2018; full of scientific investigations, games, sailing, and fun for middle school girls rising into grades 6-8!
WHAT IS A STEM SAIL PROGRAM?
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM/Sail Camp includes scientific investigations, games, sailing, and fun! Sessions will include: Underwater robots, Sail Boat building, Robot Races, a Sail on Puget sound, and learning to sail El Toro wooden sailboats!
WHO CAN ATTEND?
Middle school girls, rising into 6th through 8th grade, ages 10-14. Classes limited to 12 campers.
A minimum of 6 enrolled students required to avoid program cancellation.
WHEN IS IT HAPPENING?
Spring Session: Saturdays from 9:00am – 4:00pm
April 27 – June 8, 2018 (No class in am on May 25)
Summer Session: Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sailing: August 12-16
Robotics: August 19-23
This camp is a mix of classroom and on the water exploration. Projects include designing, building, testing and launching underwater robots in Lake Union; scientific experiments involving capacity, load, depth, wind & current.
In the spring session, students will spend the afternoons learning how to sail in wooden 8-foot El Toro sailboats according to weather constraints. The summer session is designed to be two consecutive weeks, the first on learning to sail and the second on underwater robotics.
COST AND REGISTRATION:
Camps are priced for the entire combination of both sailing and robotics. Scholarships are available – see below for instructions to request a scholarship.
Spring Session: $630
Summer Session: $970
All registration is done through Frog Prints E! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE OR REGISTER.
REQUIREMENTS & WHAT TO EXPECT
A swim test is not required for CWB’s youth sailing programs. Lifejackets are required and provided for all participants. The first day of Sailing includes a capsize drill, where students deliberately flip and right their sailboat next to the dock and under close instructor supervision. Students should plan to bring a warm change of clothes for this day.