Home-School Programs

Home education, here!

CISF offers an array of enriching programs for home-schooled students ages 5 – 14 throughout the academic year. The programs orient students to such subjects as the natural world and ecological consciousness, as well as provide a space for students to interact and play with peers. Want to learn more? Join our homeschool mailing list by contacting Fiona Christie Fiona@JamestownSailing.org

December Programs

November 29 – December 15

Registration opens Thursday, November 17th at 7 AM

• Junior Nature Explorers, Tuesdays + Thursdays, 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Children between the ages of 5 and 7 will explore the natural world together for three more weeks this December through this program for young homeschooled children. They will explore all around Fort Getty and observe the changes that happen as winter approaches and the days shorten. The program will include exploration, play, nature art and craft projects, and games!
Where: CISF’s Fort Getty Tent
Ages: 5 – 7
Cost: $190/person

Feeling extra festive? Please check out our other enriching December Programs on our After-School page!

Home-school Explorations
(single sessions)

Explorations are on Friday’s
Ages 7-15
Cost: $25/person/session
Time: 9 am – 12 pm or 12-3 pm

• December 9th, 12 – 3 pm: Hike the Rocks at Getty!
For the last Friday exploration of the year, come hike and explore the rocks of Fort Getty with us! We will hike all the way around the peninsula, so make sure to wear good climbing shoes and warm layers. We will also observe the geology of the area and what it can tell us about its history!


“CISF provides inspiring project-based learning that nurtures creativity, problem-solving, risk-taking, personal accomplishment, collaboration and “aha” moments” – Jane Mitchell, Kindergarten Teacher, Jamestown Melrose School, 2019

“The combination of sailing, marine biology, and art was perfect for both of my kids.” — Parent


Program Payment: By check or credit card via our website.

Scholarship information: CISF scholarship applications will be rolling throughout the year for those who need financial assistance to participate in CISF-offered programs. CISF does not want cost to prevent children from participating in our programs.
To learn more about applying for a scholarship contact Meg Myles, CISFSailing@gmail.com, or fill out an online application: https://www.jamestownsailing.org/secure-scholarship-application/

Scholarships will be awarded based on need.

2023 Camp Registration



CISF Survey + Feedback

We strive to make Jamestown Sea Adventure Camp the best that it can be every season. Parent and camper feedback is crucial to our continued success. Please download a survey/feedback form and either mail it in or e-mail it to CISF Executive Director, Meg Myles.