We have a full slate of adult social activities planned. More information will be provided in our “Summer’s Almost Here!” newsletter, due out in June. Major events include:
· Hello Summer – June 30
· “Ocean Blue” adult dance – July 14
· Family Night with Fireworks – July 21
· Wine and Cheese Tasting – July 28
· Lawn Games (cornhole, bocci, etc.) – July 29 and September 2
· Venetian Night – August 11
· Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ – August 18
· Goodbye Summer – August 25
GLPYC Art Show
We invite local artists to participate in the GLPYC Art Show, to be held on Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 1-4 pm. The art show will be revamped and organized by the Yacht Club. The application fee is $15 for GLPYC members, $20 for all other Groton Long Point residents, and $25 for non-residents. Application preference will be given to members and residents. Please email the firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Teen and Tween Activities
Special activities for our tweens and teens are listed below. Please note that you can sign up for these activities as part of membership and program registration starting in May. Participants must be Yacht Club members in order to participate. For the most part, we will be using Yacht Club staff members as chaperones, but we will also require some parent volunteers and drivers. Keep an eye on your email closer to summer for any volunteer requests. Any required waivers or permission slips will be provided with your confirmation email and must be completed before the trip. They can also be downloaded through the links below.
We will be visiting Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park in Portland, Connecticut, on July 30th. We will depart by bus from the Esker Point parking lot at 9:00 a.m. and arrive in plenty of time for participants to swim and explore what Brownstone has to offer. We will arrive back at Esker Point at 4:00 p.m. Cost is $60 and includes transportation. Participants must be at least eleven years old. For more information on Brownstone, go to www.brownstonepark.com. Parent chaperones will be needed. While chaperones can either drive themselves or take the bus, participants must take the bus. This trip requires a waiver. Please click the button below to fill out Brownstone's online waiver.
Fields of Fire Aerial Adventure Park
Our last outing of the summer will be to Fields of Fire’s brand new, state-of-the-art aerial adventure park in Mystic on August 10th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. We will leave Esker Point parking lot by bus at 5:00 and return at 8:00 p.m. Cost is $50 per person including transportation. You must be at least eleven to participate. For more information see www.fieldsoffiremystic.com.
Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament
Join us at the basketball courts for a fun three-on-three tournament. The July tournament will be held on the 23rd for players ages ten to twelve, and the 24th for those ages thirteen to seventeen. August’s will be held on the 7th for ages ten to twelve and the 8th for ages thirteen to seventeen. Teams will be determined by blind draw to make the tournament as fun and fair as can be. This tournament is for members only; no prior sign-up required.