Tivoli Sailing Camp Overview
Pickup from Kingston at 8:30 & Rhinecliff at 9:00
Morning lesson on the river – 45 minutes
Lessons cover the following: Safety, Knots, Parts of the boat, Points of sail, Effects of wind and tide (daily conditions) on destination… & much much more!
Sail to destination of the day and/or sailing races (when there are two boats.
Destinations include Saugerties, Germantown, Rhinecliff, Catskill & Kingston and are determined based upon daily conditions.
Lunch combined with an afternoon history lesson
Swimming and games
Sail or race back to drop-off location(s)
Students choose a pirate flag which is flown from the rigging all week. History lessons are based upon various .Pirates and sailing.
Students create their own flags. They will later vote on the one from which to create tee shirts.
Saugerties lighthouse for lunch including an hour long Naval history lesson with Father Chris who has a Masters degree in Naval history from Columbia University.
Free Choice - students choose their after lunch activity.
Students vote on the flags and create tee shirts from stencils. Walk up into town for ice cream after lunch.
Awards from the Captain(s). Naval battle with biodegradable water balloons.
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