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Maritime Adventure Boat Camp, Grades 5-6

$1,675
Calendar Next session starts Jun 28, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jul 26, 2021

2021 REGISTRATION OPENED: March 9th @NOON

EARLY REGISTRATION FEE: $1600 - discount ended April 1st, 12:00pm

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE: $1675

For campers entering grades 5 & 6 in Fall 2021.

Session 1: June 28 - July 9, 2021

Session 2: July 12 - July 23, 2021

Session 3: July 26 - Aug 6, 2021

For complete camp program information, including the financial assistance & scholarship application, please visit our website: www.sunymaritime.edu/waterfrontcamps

NOTE: We are continuously monitoring ongoing developments regarding COVID-19. Updates regarding Waterfront Summer Camp 2021 will be communicated as information becomes available. Please note that the Program is contingent upon favorable governing pandemic procedures and guidance.  

SUNY Maritime Adventure Camp is licensed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and is inspected twice yearly. Reports are available at SUNY Maritime College Waterfront, 6 Pennyfield Ave, Bronx, NY 10465.

Maritime Adventure Boat Camp, Grades 7-9

$1,675
Calendar Next session starts Jun 28, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jul 26, 2021

2021 REGISTRATION OPENED: March 9th @NOON

EARLY REGISTRATION FEE: $1600 - discount ended April 1st, 12:00pm

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE: $1675

For campers entering grades 7 - 9 in Fall 2021.

Session 1: June 28 - July 9, 2021

Session 2: July 12 - July 23, 2021

Session 3: July 26 - Aug 6, 2021

For complete camp program information, including the financial assistance & scholarship application, please visit our website: www.sunymaritime.edu/waterfrontcamps

NOTE: We are continuously monitoring ongoing developments regarding COVID-19. Updates regarding Waterfront Summer Camp 2021 will be communicated as information becomes available. Please note that the Program is contingent upon favorable governing pandemic procedures and guidance.  

SUNY Maritime Adventure Camp is licensed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and is inspected twice yearly. Reports are available at SUNY Maritime College Waterfront, 6 Pennyfield Ave, Bronx, NY 10465.

Full Course

Maritime Adventure Splash Camp - Grades 3-4

$500
Calendar Next session starts Jun 28, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 1 week
5 additional sessions through Aug 2, 2021

2021 REGISTRATION OPENED: March 9th @NOON

EARLY REGISTRATION FEE: $450 - discount ended April 1st, 12:00pm

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE: $500

For campers entering grades 3 & 4 in Fall 2021.

This program is for campers entering 3rd & 4th grade in the fall.  Six 1-week sessions available. You may register for multiple sessions.

Campers will experience the fun of the waterfront! Activities include: sailing, powerboating, swimming, marine environmental science and games. Swimming skills not required.

Splash Camp is from 9am-2pm. Extended Day is available from 2pm-5pm, you must register separately and in advance.

For all the camp details, including the financial assistance application, please visit our camp website: www.sunymaritime.edu/waterfrontcamps

NOTE: We are continuously monitoring ongoing developments regarding COVID-19. Updates regarding Waterfront Summer Camp 2021 will be communicated as information becomes available. Please note that the Program is contingent upon favorable governing pandemic procedures and guidance.  

SUNY Maritime Adventure Camp is licensed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and is inspected twice yearly. Reports are available at SUNY Maritime College Waterfront, 6 Pennyfield Ave, Bronx, NY 10465.

Full Course

Maritime Adventure Splash Camp - Grades 3-4 Extended Day Program

$300
Calendar Next available session starts Jun 28, 2021 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week
5 additional sessions through Aug 2, 2021

2021 REGISTRATION OPENED: March 9th @NOON

EARLY REGISTRATION FEE: $250 - discount ended April 1st, 12:00pm

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE: $300

For campers entering grades 3 & 4 in Fall 2021.

Splash Camp runs from 9am-2pm. Extended Day is available from 2pm-5pm. You must register separately and in advance, in addition to registering for the same session of Splash Camp. Extended Day activities include: on the water activities, beach & habitat exploration, fishing, theme-based arts & crafts.

For all the camp details, including the financial assistance application, please visit our camp website: www.sunymaritime.edu/waterfrontcamps

NOTE: We are continuously monitoring ongoing developments regarding COVID-19. Updates regarding Waterfront Summer Camp 2021 will be communicated as information becomes available. Please note that the Program is contingent upon favorable governing pandemic procedures and guidance.  

SUNY Maritime Adventure Camp is licensed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and is inspected twice yearly. Reports are available at SUNY Maritime College Waterfront, 6 Pennyfield Ave, Bronx, NY 10465.

Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling

$275

PUBLIC COURSES ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN MAY 1, WITH A FULL CALENDAR TO FOLLOW THROUGHOUT THE SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL. Please register for the waitlist below and we will notify you when courses are open for registration with additional course dates. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Do you already have your State Boating Certificate and want hands-on instruction, and lots of on-the-water time? Taught by experienced and certified instructors, this 1-day course emphasizes hands-on demonstrations, lessons and on-the-water drills. Suitable for all skill levels, this is a hands-on driving course with minimal classroom time for those with prior theoretical and classroom knowledge.

TOPICS COVERED: Dockside & on-the-water skills: Operations checklists; engine troubleshooting; leaving & returning to a dock or slip; slow and high speed boat handling and close-quarters maneuvering; navigation; towing; person in the water recovery; anchoring; and more!

CERTIFICATIONS GRANTED: US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification.

PRE-REQUISITE: None

SKILL LEVEL: All levels

AGES: 12 years old and up.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE: Anyone looking to learn to operate a powerboat safely and/or practice and improve on-the-water boat handling skills who does not need or already has their state Safe Boating Certificate. This is a hands-on driving course.

SCHEDULE: 1-day, 8-hr course; weekend and custom-scheduled courses available. *Please contact waterfront@sunymaritime.edu if you’d like to set up a custom course at your location or ours!

COURSE MATERIALS: US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling textbook, review questions and logbook.

COVID-19 Protocols in Place

In conjunction with campus regulations, approved face coverings must be worn at all times while on the SUNY Maritime College campus. Neck gaiters, bandanas and Buffs are not permitted. If you do not have an appropriate face covering, a medical grade mask will be provided. To help maintain the safety of our campus and program community, participants are asked to complete a confidential health assessment prior to attending a course, each day of the course. If you answer "yes" to any of the screening questions, please stay home and a full refund or transfer into another course will be provided. To complete this assessment, please download the Campus Clear app  and complete your assessment on the day of your program prior to your arrival on campus. 

 

Full Course

High School Sailing Team

$400

PUBLIC COURSES ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 30th, WITH A FULL CALENDAR TO FOLLOW THROUGHOUT THE SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL. Please register for the waitlist below and we will notify you when courses are open for registration with additional course dates. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Learn to sail, race and gain the skills to compete at local, regional or even national level regattas. SUNY Maritime College provides everything needed to participate including sailboats (420s, FJs and Keelboats), coaches, safety boats, and life jackets at one of the best waterfront facilities in the country.  High School Sailing is co-ed and open to both individuals and teams. Sailors from multiple schools will be combined based on skill level, have an opportunity to sail with different partners, and may attend regattas as part of a composite team.

WHAT TO EXPECT: High School Sailing is run like an after-school sport. Monday and Friday practices are run by coaches and waterfront staff and consist of briefings, drills, games and racing on the water. Primarily, practice is sailed in dinghies (420s and FJs) and is complemented by keelboats (J105, J44, Figaro, IC24s) and catamarans (Hobie Waves.) Sailors of all abilities come from different schools to practice together. With a low coach-to-sailor ratio, all participants will develop their skills and take their sailing to a higher level. 

SKILL LEVEL: All skill levels

AGES: 9th-12th grade

PACKING LIST: Please click here for required and recommended gear list - High School Sailing Gear and Packing List

DIRECTIONS: High School Sailing meets in the East Bay of McMurray Hall. Please click here for directions.

COVID-19 Protocols in Place

In conjunction with campus regulations, approved face coverings must be worn at all times while on the SUNY Maritime College campus. Neck gaiters, bandanas and Buffs are not permitted. If you do not have an appropriate face covering, a medical grade mask will be provided. To help maintain the safety of our campus and program community, participants are asked to complete a confidential health assessment prior to attending a course, each day of the course. If you answer "yes" to any of the screening questions, please stay home and a full refund or transfer into another course will be provided. To complete this assessment, please download the Campus Clear app  and complete your assessment on the day of your program prior to your arrival on campus.

Full Course

Private Powerboat Lessons

$450

PUBLIC COURSES ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN MAY 1, WITH A FULL CALENDAR TO FOLLOW THROUGHOUT THE SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL. Please register for the waitlist below and we will notify you when courses are open for registration with additional course dates. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

Please email us at waterfront@sunymaritime.edu or call (718) 409-2447 to schedule your private lesson before registering.

Your instructor will tailor your lesson for your ability, interest and needs. Lessons are taugh on our 17' center console Boston Whalers outfitted with 70HP engines.

Schedule: At your convenience, based on availability

Fee: 3-hrs up to 3 people; add on additional hours for $100/hr

Full Course

Safe Powerboat Handling

$350

PUBLIC COURSES ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN MAY 1, WITH A FULL CALENDAR TO FOLLOW THROUGHOUT THE SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL. Please register for the waitlist below and we will notify you when courses are open for registration with additional course dates. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Are you serious about learning how to operate a boat safely and building your on-the-water boat handling skills? Get out of the classroom and behind the wheel! Taught by experienced and certified instructors, this 2-day course is the most comprehensive safe boating course available, combining theoretical classroom knowledge with hands-on demonstrations, lessons and on-the-water drills. Whether you are a beginner or experienced powerboat driver, this course is guaranteed to make you a better boater!

TOPICS COVERED: Classroom topics: Boats, motors & terminology; registration & legal requirements; safety equipment & procedures; rules of the road; basic navigation; emergency procedures & rendering assistance; fueling, launching & trailering; weather, and more! Dockside & on-the-water skills: Operations checklists; engine troubleshooting; leaving & returning to a dock or slip; slow and high speed boat handling and close-quarters maneuvering; towing; person in the water recovery; anchoring; and more!

CERTIFICATIONS GRANTED: US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification. This is a NY State, USCG and NASBLA approved course. *This course is approved by NY State to meet the NY State Safe Boating Certificate requirements.

PREREQUISITE: None

SKILL LEVELS: All levels

AGES: 10 years old and up. Children under 12 shall be accompanied by a parent.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE: Anyone looking to learn to operate a powerboat safely and/or practice and improve on-the-water boat handling skills. This is a hands-on driving course, plus classroom theory.

SCHEDULE: 2-day, 16-hr course; weekend and custom-scheduled courses available.

*Please contact waterfront@sunymaritime.edu if you’d like to set up a custom course at your location or ours!*

COURSE MATERIALS: US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling textbook, review questions and logbook.

COVID-19 Protocols in Place

In conjunction with campus regulations, approved face coverings must be worn at all times while on the SUNY Maritime College campus. Neck gaiters, bandanas and Buffs are not permitted. If you do not have an appropriate face covering, a medical grade mask will be provided. To help maintain the safety of our campus and program community, participants are asked to complete a confidential health assessment prior to attending a course, each day of the course. If you answer "yes" to any of the screening questions, please stay home and a full refund or transfer into another course will be provided. To complete this assessment, please download the Campus Clear app  and complete your assessment on the day of your program prior to your arrival on campus. 

Full Course




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