Junior Program Foundation

The Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club Junior Program Foundation provides grants for scholarships and equipment to ensure the youth of the Boothbay Region have access to participation in BHYC Junior Program activities, including sailing and tennis instruction.

Since the Foundation's establishment in 2008, some of the benefits to the community include:

  • Thousands of dollars in scholarships each year for the sailing, tennis, and golf programs. Since its inception in 2008, every scholarship has been awarded to children in the Boothbay Region who are not affiliated with the Yacht Club membership, making the Junior Program truly a community-wide effort.

  • Sponsoring the Boothbay Region High School sailing team since 2012.

  • 16 new Optis, a boat trailer, a ping pong table for those inevitable rainy days, and “Quick Start” beginner tennis equipment. 

  • 10 new 420s launched in 2014. 

You can support the Foundation by making your Amazon purchases through smile.amazon.com - just select the BHYC Junior Program Foundation (search on BHYC and it will come up) and a small percentage of every purchase you make on Amazon will go to the Foundation at no cost to you! (Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.)

To make a tax deductible donation to the Foundation or for more information on how you can give a child a fun filled summer, please email BHYC at [email protected].  If you're ready to donate today, checks payable to the BHYC Junior Program Foundation can be mailed to P.O. Box 488, West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575

The Foundation is an IRS 501(c)3 tax exempt organization.

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    West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575
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