Volunteers needed for YMCA Boating Program

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SCHOOLS - Group paddle 3The Wardle Family YMCA of Beaufort County is recruiting volunteers for its 2015 Youth Boating Program. The program teaches rising 7th-10th graders how to safely operate and maintain power craft, paddle craft and sailboats and focuses on STEM-based (science, technology, engineering, math) practices, education, safe boating environment awareness, leadership development and
physical fitness.

Volunteers are needed with experience in one or more of following areas: sailing; kayaking; canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, and power boating (Zodiac). Experience and/or willingness to instruct 7th-10th grade students in the classroom and on the water. CPR/First aid is desired but not required. The Youth Boating program will be held over (4) one-week sessions: June 8-June 12; June 22-26; July 6-10; July 27-31 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily. Volunteers that are available for any of these days and/or sessions are welcome!

If you are interested in volunteering for this program please contact Paul Spencer at the YMCA: 843-522-9622 or email: boatingymca@gmail.com.

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