401Gives – 4/1

401 Gives

Ready to Lend a Helping Hand? | 401Gives

401Gives is a day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. 401Gives is an initiative of United Way of Rhode Island. Please support us with a donation on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, from 6AM to 6AM. 24 hours. It’s on “401”!

We’re counting down the days to April 1st and 401Gives. We need your help to make our campaign a success, and we’ve included a few easy ways that you can support us.

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Online days of giving are successful because of our own networks. Help us grow our network by sending this email to your network and ask your friends to do the same.

Be socially (media) active
Use your social media networks: post on Facebook, tweet about 401Gives, and share your love for your CBC. Ask others to do the same.

Thank you in advance for your support!

COVID-19 Update

Dear Friends, Supporters and Community Members,

We can’t change the wind – but we can adjust our sails…

We are currently accepting applications for adult memberships.
Adult open (recreational) boating runs from from 6/06* – 10/11, 4-7 pm weekdays, 1-7 pm weekends.

*Pending Reopening RI Phase II approval and opening of Providence Parks parking areas.

We are currently accepting applications for our summer camps.
There has never been a more important time to offer youth healthy, outdoor activities to relieve stress, socialize, and provide much-needed fun, learning structure and exercise. Sailing and paddling are inherently social-distancing. Enhanced with new rules and procedures based upon best practices, we look forward to opening 6/29 under the guidance and approval of our greatly appreciated state and local leadership.

We need your help! Please share our many healthy, summer outdoor youth sailing and paddling camps and lesson opportunities with your friends, neighbors, and colleagues with kids (and adults) looking to get outside, have fun, and enjoy an Ocean State adventure right in your own backyard.

Although CBC is not offering after-school programs at this time, we are closely monitoring our charter school and PPSD partners’ plans and will do our best to keep you posted of our schedules for the start up of the spring and/or summer sailing seasons.

Additionally, to ensure the safety of all our employees and due to the requirements set forth by local and state municipalities regarding public gatherings we are suspending CBC facility rentals and events until further notice.

We will continue to “adjust our sails” and update you as this current public health crisis evolves. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Stay safe and healthy,

John O’Flaherty
Executive Director
Community Boating Center

401-454-SAIL (7245)

COVID-19 Resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH): https://health.ri.gov/data/covid-19/

Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE):https://www.ride.ri.gov/InsideRIDE/AdditionalInformation/Covid19.aspx

United Way: https://www.uwri.org/2-1-1/

City of Providence website: http://www.providenceri.gov/

Providence Public Schools website: https://www.providenceschools.org/

EcoAdventure Camps


NEW EcoAdventure Camps – 1 week

Fun, flexible, one-week format, daily sailing and paddling adventures. Through guided excursions and hands-on experiments, we’ll explore how environmental choices we make on land affect our impact on the sea. We embrace the science of the sea, help protect it from seen and unseen threats, and learn how current behavior affects future outcomes.

EcoAdventureEcoAdventure Summer Camp
(ages 7-16)

Join the fun & adventure with daily sailing, kayaking, or paddleboarding. We’ll take long-distance picnic cruises, enjoy fun on-the-water games & scavenger hunts, and experience hands-on environmental lessons.

  • On-the-water, taught in 14’ & 21′ sailboats, kayaks, & paddleboards!
  • Prerequisite: CBC Youth Membership, Age 7-16*
  • Course goal: Flexible, 1-week schedule of water adventures
  • Course fee: $300.00 (meets 5 days/wk. for 1 week only)
  • SALE! – Join online before 4/1 and SAVE $25


ADV-Y1, 6/22 – 6/26, M-F, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM – REGISTER NOW!
ADV-Y2, 6/29 – 7/03, M-F, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM – REGISTER NOW!
ADV-Y3, 7/06 – 7/10, M-F, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM – REGISTER NOW!
ADV-Y4, 7/13 – 7/17, M-F, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM – REGISTER NOW!
ADV-Y5, 7/20 – 7/24, M-F, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM – REGISTER NOW!
ADV-Y6, 7/27 – 7/31, M-F, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM – REGISTER NOW!
ADV-Y7, 8/03 – 8/07, M-F, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM – REGISTER NOW!
ADV-Y8, 8/10 – 8/14, M-F, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM – REGISTER NOW!

*Youth may be separated by age in each session.
**Swim check (50 yrd.) at B&G Club pool, or proof of swimming required.
Prefer paper? Download our application package