Michigan Crossroads Council - Great Lakes Sailing Adventure 2019

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Great Lakes Sailing Adventure 2019

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MCC Great Lakes Sailing Adventure - Summer 2019

Ahoy! Come set sail aboard Michigan Crossroads Council's sail training vessel Retriever!

The Retriever, a 52' ketch, is an offshore sail training program where youth will learn the fundamentals of sailboat handling, steering, waterway navigation, marine safety, and various cruising techniques used by seasoned sailors!

Based in its home port of Mackinaw City, Michigan, the Retriever will utilize harbors throughout the northern Great Lakes as classrooms to teach youth how to sail.  Program options include two-night weekend cruises, and six (6) day – five (5) night programs. There are extended holiday weekend programs on Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends too!  The Retriever is designed to accommodate a maximum of 10 youth and two (2) adults.  Co-ed crews are welcome, but the advisor must contact the council in advance to discuss options.  

Programs are available for any BSA Troop, Team, Crew or Ship. Non-BSA groups must contact the council for information about Great Lakes Sailing Adventure programs. Participants must be at least 13 years of age by September 1st of the year they participate for week-long Packages.    Boy Scout Troops are limited to 10 eligible youth and two (2) adult male leaders.  Co-ed Venture Crews or Sea Scout Ships must have co-ed adult leadership and may have a maximum of eight (8) youth members due to the sleeping accommodations on the vessel.  All participants must be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America.

Gus Chutorash
Program Specialist
Michigan Crossroads Council
137 S Marketplace Blvd
Lansing, Michigan 48917
Phone: 1-517-940-4210
When & Where
Weeklong 1
Straits Harbor

Sunday 06-16-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 06-21-2019 12:00 PM
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Weeklong 2
Straits Harbor

Sunday 06-23-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 06-28-2019 12:00 PM
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Weeklong 3
Straits Harbor

Sunday 06-30-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 07-05-2019 12:00 PM
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Weeklong 4
Straits Harbor

Sunday 07-07-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 07-12-2019 12:00 PM
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Weeklong 5
Straits Harbor

Sunday 07-14-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 07-19-2019 12:00 PM
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Weeklong 6
Straits Harbor

Sunday 07-21-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 07-26-2019 12:00 PM
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Weeklong 7
Straits Harbor

Sunday 07-28-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 08-02-2019 12:00 PM
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Weeklong 8
Straits Harbor

Sunday 08-04-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 08-09-2019 12:00 PM
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Weeklong 9
Straits Harbor

Sunday 08-11-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 08-16-2019 12:00 PM
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Weeklong 10
Straits Harbor

Sunday 08-18-2019 12:00 PM to
Friday 08-23-2019 12:00 PM
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Extended Weekend 2
Straits Harbor

Friday 08-30-2019 12:00 PM to
Monday 09-02-2019 12:00 PM
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