Courageous Sailing - Swim Sail Science Jamaica Pond (Grade 5)*

Swim Sail Science engages approximately 30 rising 6th grade students from low-income Boston households through a dynamic blend of swimming, sailing, and academics. In this intensive, five-week program, students reinforce basic skills and build high level critical thinking through a multidisciplinary, hands-on curriculum. Each week, participants engage in a combination of swimming instruction, exploring Jamaica Pond, learning how to sail with three peers and an instructor, activities designed to build community and social-emotional skills, and approximately three hours of academics per day. SSS is free and includes bus transportation, meals, full-day care, support from on-an staff social worker, and year-round opportunities for sailing and swimming lessons.

Grades Served: 2021-2022 School Year Grade 5; 2022-2023 School Year Grade 6


Program Contact: Alexe Taylor

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