Programs & Classes


  • Adult Sailing Lessons

    Price: $50 Per Child

    New this fall, CISF is offering adult sailing lessons on our Hobie Wave catamarans! Lessons are being offered Monday's & Wednesday's from 12:30-2:30 from Monday, September 20 through Wednesday, October 6. Sign up for one, a few, or all classes! Lessons will be taught to any and all levels. Boats are launched from shore, so please dress in clothes that can get wet. Spray tops or a rain coat might be all that is needed to keep you dry on top. Legs will get wet launching regardless since the boats are launched from shore. If you have a life jacket, please bring one, as they will be required to be worn; if you don't have one, we will supply you with one.

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • Home-School Drop-in Session: Salt Marsh Species Count, September 17, 12-3pm

    Price: $30 Per Child

    Salt Marshes are an extremely important habitat home to hundreds of different species of plants, animals, and other creatures. We will spend the afternoon at the Fox Hill Salt Marsh exploring and identifying as many species as possible during the low tide!

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • Home-School Drop-in Session: Fall Gardening, September 24, 12-3 pm

    Price: $30 Per Child

    Spend the afternoon in our Garden as we harvest and prepare for the fall! We will work on harvesting, saving seeds, preserving food, and maybe do a little eating too!

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • Home-School Program: Jr Nature Explorers, Ages 5 - 7

    Price: $220 Per Child

    Every Tuesday and Thursday children between the ages of 5 and 7 will explore the natural world together at Fort Getty through this program for young homeschooled children. They will visit the Fox Hill Salt Marsh, rocky shores, and nature trails, learn about the species that live in the water and land, and observe the changes that happen in nature as summer turns to fall. Every week will include exploration, play, nature art, craft projects, and games. This is a 5 week program that will be followed by a second 5 week session before Thanksgiving.

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.


    Tuesday's & Thursday's • 9:30-11:30 am

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  • Home-School Program: Sailing + Marine Education, Grades 3-8

    Price: $300 Per Child

    This program is for homeschool students in grades 3-8 and will be focused on both learning to sail, and learning marine biology at the Fox Hill Salt Marsh at Fort Getty. One day each week students will work on building their sailing skills using both Hobie Waves and O'Pen Skiffs, and working on parts of the boat, tacking and jibing, points of sail, and understanding the wind and current. The other day, students will learn marine biology through studying the salt marsh ecosystem, working on identifying and categorizing species, learning the difference between native and invasive species, and their effect on the delicate system. This is a 5 week program.

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.


    Tuesday's & Thursday's • 12:30 - 3 pm • Grades 3-5 & 6-8

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  • Backyard Explorers, Grade 1, Monday's 2:40-4pm

    Price: $50 Per Child

    9/13-10/18 (no class 10/11): This popular after-school program will again be offered during the fall season for grades 1 and 2. The students will explore, adventure, and learn about the natural world. Children will be picked up from their classes and will explore the outdoor environment at school once a week for five weeks with Ms. Haley Barber. The students will be picked up from their classes after school. 12 spots will be available in each group. (Grades 3 & 4 Backyard Explorers will be held October 19 - November 18.) Cost: $50, Where: Outside of Melrose School

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • Backyard Explorers, Grade 2, Wednesday's 2:40-4pm

    Price: $50 Per Child

    9/15 - 10/13: This popular after-school program will again be offered during the fall season for grades 1 and 2. The students will explore, adventure, and learn about the natural world. Children will be picked up from their classes and will explore the outdoor environment at school once a week for five weeks with Ms. Haley Barber. The students will be picked up from their classes after school. 12 spots will be available in each group. (Grades 3 & 4 Backyard Explorers will be held October 19 - November 18.) Cost: $50, Where: Outside of Melrose School

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

    FULL: Wednesday's

  • After-School Sailing, Tuesday's, Grades 3-4, Group 1, 3:30-5pm

    Price: $100 Per Child

    9/13 - 10/15: Students with all levels of sailing experience are welcome to join after-school sailing at Fort Getty. After-school sailing will be offered to children in grades 3-8 one day a week. *Participation priority will be given to those who have never sailed or been a part of after-school sailing before.* Cost: $100; Where: Fort Getty, CISF tent; When: 3:30-5 pm

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • After-School Sailing, Friday's, Grades 3-4, Group 2, 3:30-5pm

    Price: $100 Per Child

    9/13 - 10/15: Students with all levels of sailing experience are welcome to join after-school sailing at Fort Getty. After-school sailing will be offered to children in grades 3-8 one day a week. *Participation priority will be given to those who have never sailed or been a part of after-school sailing before.* Cost: $100; Where: Fort Getty, CISF tent; When: 3:30-5 pm

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • After-School Sailing, Monday's, Grades 5 & 6, Group 1, 3:30-5pm

    Price: $100 Per Child

    9/13 - 10/18 (no class 10/11): Students with all levels of sailing experience are welcome to join after-school sailing at Fort Getty. After-school sailing will be offered to children in grades 3-8 one day a week. *Participation priority will be given to those who have never sailed or been a part of after-school sailing before.* Cost: $100; Where: Fort Getty, CISF tent; When: 3:30-5 pm

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • After-School Sailing, Thursday's, Grades 5 & 6, Group 2, 3:30-5pm

    Price: $100 Per Child

    9/13 - 10/15: Students with all levels of sailing experience are welcome to join after-school sailing at Fort Getty. After-school sailing will be offered to children in grades 3-8 one day a week. *Participation priority will be given to those who have never sailed or been a part of after-school sailing before.* Cost: $100; Where: Fort Getty, CISF tent; When: 3:30-5 pm

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • After-School Sailing, Wednesday's, Grades 7 & 8, 3:30-5pm

    Price: $100 Per Child

    9/13 - 10/15: Students with all levels of sailing experience are welcome to join after-school sailing at Fort Getty. After-school sailing will be offered to children in grades 3-8 one day a week. *Participation priority will be given to those who have never sailed or been a part of after-school sailing before.* Cost: $100; Where: Fort Getty, CISF tent; When: 3:30-5 pm

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • After-School Kayaking, Tuesday's, Grades 5 & 6, 3:30-5 pm

    Price: $75 Per Child

    After-school kayaking will be offered to students in grades 5-8 at Fort Getty. There will be two groups each week that meet once a week for five weeks. Students in grades 5 & 6 will meet Tuesdays; grades 7 & 8 will meet on Fridays. Cost: $75; Where: Fort Getty, CISF tent, When: 3:30-5 pm

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • After-School Kayaking, Friday's, Grades 7 & 8, 3:30-5 pm

    Price: $75 Per Child

    After-school kayaking will be offered to students in grades 5-8 at Fort Getty. There will be two groups each week that meet once a week for five weeks. Students in grades 5 & 6 will meet Tuesdays; grades 7 & 8 will meet on Fridays. Cost: $75; Where: Fort Getty, CISF tent; When: 3:30-5 pm

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

  • K-2 Nature Exploration, Thursdays, Grades K-2, 3:30-5 pm

    Price: $90 Per Child

    9/13-10/15: Children in grades K + 2 are invited to explore the natural world at Fort Getty every Wednesday. They will spend time exploring and learning about the diverse ecosystems at Fort Getty. Fall is a great season to spend time outside and watch the natural world! Cost: $90; Where: Fort Getty, CISF tent; When: 3:30-5 pm

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

    FULL: Thursdays

  • Home-School Drop-in Session: Intro to Sailing, September 10, 12-3 pm

    Price: $30 Per Child

    Come, spend an afternoon learning the basics of sailing on our Hobie Wave Catamarans! We will go over the basics of understanding wind and current, how sailboats work, and how to steer, tack, and gybe!

    * If you wish to be added to a class/program waiting list, please fill out this form.

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REGISTRATION FOR THE 2021 SEASON OF JAMESTOWN SEA ADVENTURE CAMP OPENS MARCH 1, 2021

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