Attention 5th-8th Grade: CYC Foundation After School STEAM Program

Dear South Loop Elementary School  Middle School Families:

One of the Chicago Yacht Club donors, who wants to remain anonymous, wants to sponsor a fall sailing program for South Loop Elementary School families. This no cost opportunity is available to the first 10 families who sign up. An acceptance email will be sent to families who are selected for the program. 

See full details below.  

Introducing the CYC Foundation After School STEAM Program specifically for South Loop Elementary School!

This course runs every other week on Wednesdays after school from 4-5:30pm**. The first day of the program is on Wednesday 9/13.

We are excited for your sailor to spend time on the water and in the classroom with us learning about sailing. Register at this link, and sign the waiver sent to your email afterward. Registration Link:

Program Location: 

Chicago Yacht Club – Monroe Station

400 E. Monroe St. 

Course Description: In this course, students will start with an on-the-water sailing experience on a 48′ racing boat to learn about the aspects of sailing that require a knowledge of science! In subsequent weeks, students will learn about the science of sailing through STEAM lessons and challenges. 

Program Dates:

[Wednesday 9/13, 4-7pm**] Class 1: Sailing Experience

[Wednesday 9/27, 4-5:30pm] Class 2: STEAM Lesson

[Wednesday 10/11, 4-5:30pm] Class 3: STEAM Lesson

[Wednesday 10/25, 4-5:30pm] Class 4: STEAM Lesson

[Wednesday 11/8, 4-5:30pm] Class 5: Final STEAM Challenge and Celebration


4-5pm STEAM Lesson

5-5:30pm Dinner

**Please note, the first day of class will be an extended session, 4-7pm, in order to have a meaningful sailing experience.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out.