Spirit of America 2019

Over the past 25 years, the Spirit of America Foundation has provided America's premire youth boating education programs to tens of thousands of young people in 22 locations around the country. Since 2014, they have partnered with the YMCA to offer the program here in Ashtabula County. Once students earn their Ohio Boater Education Certificate, they will move on to learning, hands-on, how to safely and properly operate all kinds of watercraft including canoes and kayaks, powerboats, sailboats and jet skis, as well as spending a day on a large vessel with the Coast Guard.

Who: Ages 12-15 who havent taken course previously. Prior graduates welcome as junior volunteers

When: 30-35 hours throughout June 2019

Fee: member $70, regular $100