Post-Poned Posted May 22, 2014

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This course has been postponed.  Please email friendsofyellowcreek@gmail.com if you are interested; we will reschedule it if there is sufficient interest in the future.

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FOYC is sponsoring two certified,  US Sailing courses  at Yellow Creek State Park, May 2-4, 2014. 

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Like sailing? Want to work or volunteer on a waterfront? This course is designed to prepare camp counselors and staff from community sailing, boat rental, and scouting programs to supervise small boat recreational sailing activities. The emphasis is on safety and hands-on practice to familiarize candidates with proper terminology and boating techniques. Participants should have some prior exposure to sailing but need not be experts. 

Over the course of three days, participants can complete Sailing Counselor, and achieve certification in US Sailing Safety and Rescue.

 

Course begins Friday, 5/2 at noon.  Depending on experience and need, students can sign-up for one or both courses which are effectively taught in tandem.

The minimum age for attending this course is 14 years old.This course will be taught by a certified US Sailing instructor trainer from Pittsburgh. It is co-sponsored by Friends of Yellow Creek and the IUP Sailing Club. There is a US Sailing fee associated with this course.

Contact friendsofyellowcreek@gmail.com for more information.

Online registration is available for the Sailing Counselor Component:

http://training.ussailing.org/Course_Calendars/SailingCounselorCalendar.htm