Gear up for a great day of fun in the sun and sea! We will start the day at the Museum of the Albemarle learning about the impact of water, boats and fishing on the residents and economy of our region. We will also have a scavenger hunt at the Museum. After a picnic lunch in the park we will head over to the river for our sailing excursion. Learn the basics of sailing (knots, rigging and techniques) with River City Sailing and then spend the afternoon trying out your new sailing skills. Youth must be 11 -14 years old, and able to swim in order to register for the program and parents will have to sign a River City Sailing waiver .
We will leave the Currituck County Extension Office at 120 Community Way in Barco at 9:30am and will return by 4:30pm. Participants will need to bring a bag lunch for our picnic. For safety reasons attire for the sailing experience should consist of comfortable clothing (and shoes) that can get wet -not swim suits. Life jackets will be required to be worn while sailing and will be provided by River City Sailing, however participants may bring their own certified life jacket if they wish.
Registration is not complete until you register your child in the 4-H online system. The link to do that is: https://v2.4honline.com/#/user/sign-in .
Cash and check payments will be accepted in addition to paying via credit card through Eventbrite. Please, make checks payable to NC State University. Checks and cash payments can be received at the Currituck County office, 120 Community Way Barco NC 27917, within 5 days of registration.
To register, please visit https://comesailawaycamp.eventbrite.com.
Currently, in-person classes require masks to be worn for the duration of the class without exception. If you arrive without a mask one will be provided for you. We ask all participants to maintain six feet of distance while on the premises. We are following the current North Carolina mandates. If you are not able meet these requirements, or if you need accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Sherry Fischlschweiger at (252) 232-2262 or by email at email@example.com no later than 10 business days prior to class.
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