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Information for Kids Boating Safety

Because boating safety is a top priority for the Coast Guard Auxiliary, there are several programs that are specifically designed for children.

BOATING FUN - ADVENTURE ON THE WATER:

(Recommended for ages 4-9)  This one hour course is designed for kids in grades K-3.  It uses an activity/coloring book to provide safe boating messages. You can download a free copy HERE (PDF: 730kb/18 pages).

WAYPOINTS - A GUIDE TO BOATING SAFETY

(Recommended for ages 10-12) This course includes many of the same main points as the adult course in Boating Safety. You can download a free copy HERE (PDF; 881kb/14 pages)
 Coastie - Remote Control Vehicle

Here area few links to outside sources covering boating safety specifically with kids in mind.

Safe Boating Kidsite

BoatSafe Kids!

ATTENTION PARENTS! USCG Academy Information

Do you currently have a high school student interested in attending the Coast Guard Academy? High school juniors who have a strong interest in becoming officers in the U.S. Coast Guard may apply to attend the Academy Introduction Program at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.

Competition is open to all American citizens who are between the ages of 17 and 21 by July 1st of the entering year. Factors considered in the competition include SAT or ACT scores, high school standing, and leadership potential as demonstrated by participation in extracurricular activities.

All candidates must pass rigid medical and physical fitness examinations.

For more information on this and other Academy Admissions criteria, contact our Flotilla Leadership!