Youth

2022 Educational Sailing Stats

December 31st, 2022|

7,034 visits to the Bay Model Complex/ship for an educational program, tour or sail Approx. 1,000 volunteer visits in 2022, for sailing, maintenance or building projects Approx. 100 tours were given of Matthew Turner by docents 1,345  passengers on Seaward 5,204  passengers on Matthew Turner 6,549  passengers (sailing) total 5 ports visited in

Educational Sailing on the Bay

September 29th, 2021|

Testimonial From a Parent of Youth Sailors The kids and I had a lovely time on the Matthew Turner on Saturday, thank you so much for organizing the outing for us.  I love that it was as immersive as we wanted it to be -- rather than trying to elicit

Aloft Seamanship Program

March 9th, 2021|

A challenging course in sailing and navigating a ship for ages 12+ Build teamwork, boost self confidence & face your fears with the support of fellow crew members! Students learn in an inclusive environment Gain teamwork skills as part of a crew raising, lowering and stowing sails Overcome your

A Journey Through Time…

December 12th, 2020|

Dominican University Public History Program Dave Anderson, Call of the Sea's Deputy Director worked remotely with Dr. Jordan Lieser of Dominican University and his Public History class during 6 months of the pandemic to develop a series of podcasts and videos to augment the history curriculum for our students.   Dominican

Highlighting Educational Programs & Sponsors

November 11th, 2020|

Why attend Call of the Sea's Aloft Program? Our seamanship class engenders personal growth, builds self confidence and interpersonal skills like leadership and team work! Comments from scholarship applicants for the Aloft program: Another fear that I somewhat overcame... is the fear of sailing.   I've never grown up with doing exciting things

Support Students Learning on the Water

October 30th, 2020|

Donate Today! “Students are incredibly inspired to be back together again – to play, to follow, to work as a team and to be in this atmosphere of learning together again.”   Steve Kielar, Call of the Sea Director of Education Your support will bring more boys and girls to the

Aloft and Girls Aloft Programs

October 20th, 2020|

What is the Aloft Seamanship program?   A four hour course in the art, & skill of sailing and navigating a ship, for all ages and genders.  Seamanship builds teamwork and boosts self confidence by facing fears with the support of fellow crew members. Special dates available for Girls and young women, ages 12-24

Floating Classroom on Seaward

September 25th, 2020|

We are halfway through the 6 week launch of our full time educational program.  There are 2 cohorts of students engaging in sailing, marine environmental explorations, building projects to develop math, design and planning skills as well as leadership and team building skills.  They have journals they write in daily on various subjects. Call

GIRLS ALOFT! Seamanship program

September 16th, 2020|

On the water Experience aboard brigantine Matthew Turner Select Saturdays 8 AM-Noon, for young women ages 12-24. $125 per person.  Scholarships are available Students learn in an inclusive, healthy outdoor environment hands on sailing and Seamanship skills how science and physics problems apply to sailing the challenges of sailing as part of

Youth Day Camp

June 8th, 2020|

Sailing, Seamanship, Marine Science, Art and project based learning to engage young hands and minds. 2023 Summer Camp Schedule July Tall Ship Sailing Camp for ages 11-14 Dates: July 10-14 Price:  $850 Camp hours are 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday Participants become active sailors, explorers