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Oliver Hazard Perry - Adventure at Sea Summer Camps for Teens
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(401) 841-0080
info[AT]ohpri.org
Newport, Rhode Island 02840

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
29 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840

CAMPER AGES: 12-14, 15-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Sail the coast of New England and beyond this summer on America's newest Tall Ship! The Oliver Hazard Perry is Rhode Island's official sailing education vessel, and is the first of it's kind to be built in America in over 100 years! At 200 feet in length, the SSV Perry is a fabulous platform for adventure, teamwork, exploration and fun! Sail with a professional crew who will teach you the ropes. Learn to steer the ship, set the sails, and work as part of a team. See the beauty of the ocean from an unforgettable perspective - call us today, or check out Our Camp Website Link: www.ohpri.org for more information!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Math, Science, Technology, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Maritime History, Marine Biology, Maritime Literature

CAMP LOCATION: Our office is located in downtown Newport, RI. This ship will move throughout New England, visiting the ports of Newport, Block Island and Providence RI, Boston, Nantucket, and Provincetown MA, Portsmouth NH, Portland ME, and many more destinations. Check Our Camp Website Link: www.ohpri.org for specific itineraries.

CAMP FACILITIES: At 200 feet, the Oliver Hazard Perry is the first ocean-going full-rigged ship to be built in the U.S. in over 100 years. It is the largest civilian sail training vessel in America. She has berths for 49 people overnight, and with 17 crew, a low camper to crew ratio creates a safe and fun environment. The ship is equipped with a steel hull, 3 masts, with square sails on all three masts, 20 sails totaling 14,000 square feet, and 7 miles of rope and wire. The engines run on a bio-diesel blend, and the ship is equipped with a modern galley (on-board kitchen), central air, an on-deck science lab, a library and wheel-chair accessibility above and below decks.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: With 17 professional crew and a capacity for 30-34 campers, our program promotes a dynamic and safe learning environment with a 2:1 ratio of campers to instructors. Campers will feel the thrill of steering a 500-ton ship, and learn to work the yards and sails while exploring the beautiful coasts of New England. They will learn safety at sea and perform important safety drills while acquiring skills in navigation, seamanship, sail handling, knots, and the language of the boat. Campers will explore the underwater world through snorkeling. They will understand wind, waves, tides and the ecology of sandy and rocky seashores.

Sunsets, sunrises and the night sky will serve as the backdrop for this incredible experience, in addition to marine phosphorescence, dolphins and whales.

Teamwork is an integral part of success onboard the boat, and in addition to learning about themselves, and achieving things they never imagined, they will make friendships to last a lifetime.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: In addition to witnessing the natural magic of the ocean and its inhabitants, each student crew will make friendships to last a lifetime. Campers will take responsibility for themselves and their fellow shipmates, learning to work as a team with others as they hoist and brace the yards on the ship's 130-foot tall rig and apply acquired navigational skills to guide the ship's course on a voyage of discovery.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: As a non-profit organization we are committed to making this amazing experience available to everyone. Because we are new, an endowment for scholarships is still being developed, however the first 10 sign ups will receive a 10% discount! Please contact us for group discounts. Scholarships will be made available in the near future.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Perry will sail year-round, offering experiences for high school and college age students, as well as adult sail-training and team building. The ship will spend the Summers in New England and the Winters in Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Our Mission:

Sailing School Vessel Oliver Hazard Perry is Rhode Island’s official sailing education vessel and flagship non-profit maritime campus, offering experience-based, core learning opportunities to a diverse student population, including those with disabilities, aboard a magnificent 196-foot, three-masted, square-rigged tall ship.

We achieve our mission in collaboration with Rhode Island educational institutions and the marine industry with a sustainable plan that promotes our sea-faring heritage with programs that serve as symbols for our stewardship of the Ocean State’s maritime environment.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp price for six days/nights is $1,600 (10% discount early bird special for the first 10 campers to sign up!), which includes all meals and seamanship/sailing instruction.

Our tentative schedule can be found at Our Camp Website Link: www.ohpri.org Please e-mail info[AT]ohpri.org to sign up, or call the office at (401) 841-0080


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