Spirit Of America Due by 4/15/21

This program is for Lake County students who are in 7th grade at the time of registration

(If your student registered last year and are currently in 8th grade, you may participate this year-please contact Lake Metroparks for more information)

The Spirit of America program offers Lake County youth who are in seventh grade at the time of registration the opportunity to develop self-confidence, set goals, build social skills, practice self-control, and demonstrate responsible behavior-all while having a great time learning to operate and maintain power craft, paddle craft, and sail craft

Register at lakemetroparks.com beginning March 8! This summer education program will be offered at no charge to applications received by April 15, 2021. Applications received. from April 16 to May 211 will be charged a $35 registration fee. No applications will be accepted after May 21. Additional materials and information will be e- 

mailed upon completion of registration. 

For more information, contact Tia Woodard at 440-256-2118 x4112 or twoodard@lakemetroparks.com, 

This program runs for five days, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. Participants may choose one of the following weeks: Week of June 21 Week of June 28 Week of July 19 

Students will participate in on-the-water instruction on the following types of watercraft: 

kayaks • stand-up paddleboards • canoes 

powerboats with 9.9 hp motors United States Coast Guard vessels. sailboats 

To earn Ohio Boaters Education Certification, students must achieve 70 on a written test. The test is scheduled for Thursday morning of each session. Accommodations such as readers or extra time will be provided upon request. 

The program is a cooperative project of: 

Lake Metroparks. The Spirit of America Foundation The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Parks & Watercraft 

Grand River Marina with support from the United States Coast Guard 

Participants will wear life jackets at all times during the on-the-water/dockside classes

If you are unable to commit to the Spirit of America dates, Lake Metroparks offers boating day camps during the summer at $140 per week. Contact the Lake Metroparks Registration Department at 440-358-7275 or lakemetroparks.com for more information

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