PYC Satori Foundation 2018 Summer Sailing Camp Scholarships

Scholarships are available to kids and youth participating in the Pensacola Yacht Club (PYC) Summer Sailing Camps. Scholarships are awarded from the generosity of donors, who love to read the thank you notes from our scholarship recipients (so, please write!). Financial assistance is confidential.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Children ages 8 to 16 who can swim and live in Escambia or Santa Rosa County. (Note: each camper will be required to pass a swim test.)
  2. Financial need determined by information provided or by financial information provided to partner organizations.

 INSTRUCTIONS:

Complete all spaces before submitting your application. All questions must be answered completely and accurately, including the essay, in order for your application to be considered.  Older children should write a 200 word essay. Younger children can submit shorter essays, or parents may assist younger children.

Please mail your completed application to: The PYC Satori Foundation 1897 Cypress St. Pensacola, FL 32502 – or email your completed application to [email protected]

Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis, however, no applications can be considered after the Wednesday before the 1st day of the last sailing camp sessions.  Scholarships decisions are based on financial need of the family. The dates of the sailing camps are listed in the application.   Please list your first 3 choices.

If selected for a scholarship, the PYC Sailing Camp forms will need to be completed upon acceptance of the scholarship and prior to the camp start date.

Scholarship Application: To view and print the application click here.  To fill download a fillable form click here.

More information about the sailing camp is available at:

https://pycsailingschool.wixsite.com/home/single-post/2018/02/24/2018-SUMMER-SAILING-CAMPS

Swim Test:  Child must pass swim and capsize tests during the first day of camp. Campers will be expected to swim 50 yards, tread water for 1 minute, and then put on their lifejacket while in the water. Campers will first be taught, but then must demonstrate the ability to independently right a capsized boat.

Please contact the Foundation at 850-250-5115 or  [email protected] with any specific questions regarding the scholarship application process.