Our mission is to use Boston Harbor and the seas beyond to provide year-round recreational, educational, and personal growth opportunities for people of all ages and abilities.
Future Leaders is an instructor in-training and mentorship program. This is the final progression for participants before they become employed as Instructors at Piers Park Sailing Center. Job training skills, professional development, the basics of racing, and working as a team are key elements of this program. Each Future Leader will be mentored throughout the season and are expected to lead a small group through a lesson by the close of the summer program. The Future Leaders Program will also offer College Preparatory resources throughout the summer to each Future Leader.
Skills learned as a Future Leader include:
- How to create a lesson plan
- Small group team-builders
- Improvisation techniques-Problem solving and maintaining control
- On the water drills- Applied learning Leading discussions.
- End of day De-brief