The Tender Bridge
The Tender Bridge - Sailing off the Street
Company: The Tender Bridge
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Location: Baltimore County Sailing Center 2200 Rocky Point Road Essex, MD 21221
Project Details

The Tender Bridge connects at-risk kids from East Baltimore with activities designed to build character and self-esteem. In summer, our boys (ages 13 to 19) learn to sail their own boats at the Baltimore County Sailing Center in Essex. Sailing takes place on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 8 (pick-ups begin around 4:30.) We are looking for volunteers to transport young men from the area around Patterson Park, deliver them to the Sailing Center, and spend some time on the water with them. We sail easy-to-operate 2-man boats and nearly all of our boys are already proficient with rigging and sailing their boats. SAILING EXPERIENCE IS NOT REQUIRED and the bonus for volunteers is that they can learn to sail, too!

If you'd like more info, email Mark Conner at or call him at 410-218-9104.

General requirements
  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week
  • Own transportation
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