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Overview

Taught in Jackson Park Outer Harbor, classes are taught in two-week sessions, June through August, and are held Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. No classes on July 4th or Labor Day. Due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, if inclement weather, classes may be cancelled. Students must pass a basic swim check (i.e., show comfort with the water).

Student receive both classroom and on-the-water instruction. Classes are taught by US Sailing certified instructors and US Sailing REACH/Stem instructors. Instruction is completed on 420s, Bugs and/or RS Feva XL sailboats.

JPYC reserves the right to select the appropriate class level in order to ensure that children are in the best level for their age, size and experience.

 

 

Choose the class that is right for you! CLICK HERE

Junior Program

A 2-week sailing camp taught by US Sailing certified instructors and US Sailing REACH/Stem instructors.
Students of all levels receive both classroom and on-the-water instruction.

2022 Session Dates

Ages: 8 -18

Sessions: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 3:30PM (rain OR shine)

Session 1: June 13 – June 24th

Session 2: June 27 – July 8th

Session 3: July 11 – July 22nd

Session 4: July 25 – Aug 5th

Session 5: Aug 8 -- Aug 19th

Cost:

JPYC Members $350 per session

Non-JPYC Members $450 per session

REGISTER HERE

 

 

Open Horizons Program

 

A 2-week scholarship based sailing camp taught by US Sailing certified instructors and US Sailing
REACH/Stem instructors. Students of all levels receive both classroom and on-the-water instruction.
Visit our website for more information. CLICK HERE

2022 Session Dates

Ages: 8 -18

Sessions: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 3:30PM (rain OR shine)

Session 1: June 13 – June 24th

Session 2: June 27 – July 8th

Session 3: July 11 – July 22nd

Session 4: July 25 – Aug 5th

Session 5: Aug 8 -- Aug 19th

Cost:

Sliding scale scholarships based on family income and availability of spaces. To be eligible family income must be below $60,000.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Siebel Sailors Program

2-week sailing camp offered in conjunction with US Sailing. Program is specifically designed to increase diversity
in youth sailing for beginner and intermediate sailors. Siebel students will be taught will be taught separately by a
special Siebel Sailors coach, with assistance from JPYC instructors, and will be using RS Feva XL sailboats.
For more information visit US Sailing’s Siebel Sailors Program website. CLICK HERE

2022 Session Dates

Ages: 10-14

Sessions: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 3:30PM (rain OR shine)

Session 1: June 13 – June 24th

Session 2: June 27 – July 8th

Session 3: July 11 – July 22nd

Session 4: July 25 – Aug 5th

Session 5: August 8 – Aug 19th

NOTE: These are the same dates as Junior Program and Open Horizons. So you cannot enroll in Siebel and the Junior/Open Horizons at the same time. But you can, for example, sign-up for Siebel Session 1, then Junior Program Session 2.

Cost:

JPYC Members $350 per session

Non-JPYC Members $450 per session

Sliding scale scholarships based on family income and availability of spaces.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Boat Building Class

Offered in partnership with the Chicago Maritime Arts Center (CMAC) and Southern Shore Yacht Club (SSYC),
this class engages students in actually building a Bevin's Skiff (rowboat) which they will launch at the end of the
session and have an opportunity to use.

Learn teamwork, basic wood-working skills and STEM skills used not only in boat building, but in everyday life.·
Discover the career opportunities available in such fields as carpentry, composite construction, marine systems
(mechanical, electrical, plumbing), marine transportation, recreational boating and marine ecology as well as
many others!·

While building boats, students learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills, as they follow
building plans, use specialized tools and materials, and solve problems. Whether applying techniques of angle and
length measurements, or understanding material properties to construct a seaworthy, durable boat, students have the
chance to learn and develop a variety of hands-on skills and experience.· Projects are individualized to challenge
students of middle or high school age, no matter their academic level and developmental stage.·

NOTE: This is a boat building class, not a sailing class. This class is held at Southern Shore Yacht Club in Jackson
Park Inner Harbor (on the west side of Lake Shore Drive), not at JPYC. Class hours are 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Class is taught by CMAC staff and volunteers.

 

2022 Session Dates

Ages: 10-14

Sessions: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Session 1:· June 20th - July 2nd

Cost:

The cost per participant for the Boat Building programs is $500, however, scholarships up to $450 are offered. Prior to the start of the program, a registered participant·may submit a short essay explaining why they wish to participate in the program and state that they are without sufficient funds to pay the program costs.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

Boat Handling and Marine Ecology Class

Offered in partnership with the Chicago Maritime Arts Center (CMAC) and Southern Shore Yacht Club (SSYC), this
class using our existing fleet of Bevin's Skiffs to provide participants with on-the-water experience, boating safety,
rowing, and paddling skills.

Learn teamwork, boat handling, STEM and marine ecology.·Discover the career opportunities available in such fields
as carpentry, composite construction, marine systems (mechanical, electrical, plumbing), marine transportation,
recreational boating and marine ecology as well as many others!·

In this class students have the chance to learn and develop a variety of hands-on skills and experience including
rowboats, paddle boards, and kayaks.· Projects are individualized to challenge students of middle or high school age,
no matter their academic level and developmental stage.·

NOTE: This is a boating class, not a sailing class. This class is held at Southern Shore Yacht Club in Jackson Park
Inner Harbor (on the west side of Lake Shore Drive), not at JPYC. Class hours are 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Class is
taught by CMAC staff and volunteers.

2022 Session Dates

Ages: 11-15

Sessions: Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Session 1:· July 5th – 9th

Cost:

The cost·per participant·for the Boating Skills/Marine Ecology Program is $250, however scholarships up to $200 are offered, prior to the start of the program, if a registered participant expresses financial need and submits a short essay on why they wish to participate in the program.·

REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Fall Sailing — FALL 2022

Fall youth sailing lessons both after-school and weekend sessions for youth ages 8 to 18. Whether a beginner or
experienced sailor, this is your chance to extend your time on the water starting in September of 2022. Students of all
levels receive a total of 12 hours of classroom and on-the-water instruction.

NOTE: Minimum of 6 students required for a session to be held. Maximum of 10 students in a session.··If there is
significant interest then, if we have at least 6 students, we may be able to add another group of up to 10 spots during
the same session dates.


2022 Session Dates

Ages: 8 -18

Sessions:Session 1:· Saturdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (3 hours each day)

August 20th

August 27th

September 3rd -- No Class / Labor Day Weekend

September 10th

September 17th

Session 2:· Saturdays 1:00 am to 4:00 pm (3 hours each day)

August 20th

August 27th

September 3rd -- No Class / Labor Day Weekend

September 10th

September 17th

Cost:

JPYC Members $150 per session

Non-JPYC Members $220 per session

REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

 

Joint Golfing and Sailing Program

Offered in partnership with·The First Tee of Greater Chicago, students enrolled in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Sessions of
our Junior Program and Open Horizons Program will automatically have the opportunity, as part of their sailing
program and at no additional cost, to learn golf from The First Tee of Greater Chicago’s instructors for approximately
3 hours totaling the 2 week session. Students will be transported from JPYC to Jackson Park Driving Range for these
lessons. To register for this simply complete a
Junior Program or Open Horizons registration form.

NOTE: Due to COVID capacity limitations, we can only send a limited number of students to the golfing lessons
each session. Students who do not go golfing will participate in environmental and other education activities. If you
have a preference for which activity your child will engage in please let us know and we will attempt to fulfill your
preference if possible.

Alternatively, if you prefer that your child engage primarily in golfing with an opportunity to learn a little sailing on
Saturdays, you should consider enrolling in the First Tee’s Golfing program. Students participating in The First Tee’s
golf programs will have the opportunity, as part of their golfing program with the First Tee Program, to attend special
Saturday sailing lessons taught by the JPYC Foundation’s Junior Sailing Program instructors. Parents are responsible
for transporting their children to JPYC for these lessons. To register for this simply complete a
First Tee registration
form available here.

 

Space is limited so be sure to register now!!

• Register for Junior Sailing Program·(automatically includes golf)

• Register for Open Horizons Program (automatically includes golf)

• Register for·The First Tee of Greater Chicago’s golf program (automatically includes sailing) ·

 

 

 

Northwestern Sports Psychologist Counselor/Researcher

In 2022 we are continuing our partnership with a clinical sport psychologist. In addition to conducting research on
the therapeutic effects of sailing on youth, the sports psychologist teaches communication, conflict resolution,
resiliency and confidence building, both collectively and individually, with students and the staff. A consent form
for these activities is included in the registration form. If you subsequently elect not to have your child participate
in these activities, please contact us.

 

End of Session Sailing Demonstration

A Sailing Demonstration is held at the end of each session. At this time, the students do a demonstration sail for their parents during which parents can take photographs and videos of their junior sailors. The demonstration is followed by an awards ceremony and dinner. Dinner may be purchased at an additional cost and financial assistance is available based on family income if needed.

 

End of Session Sailing Demonstration 2022 — All Programs
(Junior Program, Open Horizons, Siebel Sailors)

Session 1 — Thursday June 23rd - 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Session 2 — Thursday July 7th - 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Session 3 — Thursday July 21st - 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Session 4 — Thursday Aug 4th - 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Session 4 — Thursday Aug 18th - 5:30 – 8:00 pm

 

Participation Requirements

US Coast Guard Approved Type III Vest PFD (Life Jacket) -- We encourage parents to purchase their own and
we sell them at JPYC on the first day of each session. If you are not able to afford your own, one will be provided.

Completed Liability Waivers and Releases

Close Toed Shoes, Sunscreen, Suitable Sailing Attire, Change of Dry Clothes and Lunch

Sailor Code of Conduct and Parent Code of Conduct

Timely and complete payment of all fees

Swim Check –· Swimming is recommended, though not required. Instead, all students must be comfortable in the
water. Instructors will conduct a swim check on the first day of class. The swim check requires that each child be
able to swim 50 feet with a life jacket and clothes on, then tread water. This applies to children who passed the swim
check in prior years. Please bring a towel and change of clothes to the first class.

The Chicago Park District offers affordable swimming lessons. Visit the Chicago Park District's website to register
for swimming lessons. CLICK HERE

 

Cost

Season LengthJPYC MembersNon-JPYC MembersScholarships Available?Spring Sailing Spring Multiple days
$150 $220 Yes, based on income. Contact us for application.
Junior ProgramSummer 2 weeks
$350 $450 No.
Open Horizons Youth Sailing ProgramSummer 2 weeks

Sliding scale income based scholarship programSliding scale income based scholarship programYes, based on income.
Apply through online registration.Siebel Sailors ProgramSummer 2 weeks$350$450Yes, based on income. Contact us
for more information.Boat Building ClassSummer2 weeks$500$500Yes, scholarships of up to $450 available based
on income. Apply through online registration.Boat Handling and Marine Ecology ClassSummer1 week$250$250Yes,
scholarships of up to $200 available based on income. Apply through online registration.Fall SailingFall Multiple days

$150 — $220 Yes, based on income. Contact us for application.


Discounts:

A 10% discount for two (2) siblings enrolled in the same session.

A 15% discount for the same child in multiple sessions.

Discounts do not apply to: (i) Boat Building Class; (ii) Boat Handling and Marine Ecology Class; or (iii) JPYC
memberships or dues.

 

Scholarships:

We offer sliding scale scholarships based on family income for most of our programs. Contact us for more information.

 

JPYC Membership:

Become a JPYC member for discounts on youth sailing programs.·Join now.

CLICK HERE

 

 

Enroll Now!

 

SUMMER 2022

Junior Program

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

SUMMER 2022

Open Horizons Youth Sailing Program

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER 2022

Siebel Sailors Program

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER 2022

Boat Building

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER 2022

Boat Handling and Marine Ecology

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

FALL 2022

Fall Sailing

CLICK HERE

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