*Team Captains — Use this page as a checklist from now until the Sandcastle Classic to help you stay on top of your action items.


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MAY 10: Online team registration opens

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Click here for Team Registration

MAY – JUNE: Find a company to partner with

We recommend teams try to nail down their school partner by June 1st before school lets out for the summer. If you need help finding a school partner, email for assistance.

JUNE – OCTOBER: Solicit team donations

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flagJUNE 8: Sandcastle Classic Kick-Off Mixer
WHERE: Haworth, 220 Montgomery #975, San Francisco

Send two representatives from your company or finalized team to get more info about this year’s event! Companies interested in participating in Sandcastle as well as veteran team members are welcome to attend. The Sandcastle Kick-Off Mixer is generously sponsored by Haworth and Cog

flagJULY 13: Workshop: Team Fundraising 101 and Guidelines to the Classroom
WHERE: Taylor Design, 26 O’Farrell Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco

Learn how to fundraise with ease plus tools for working with students as team members in the classroom and on the beach. Send two representatives from your team to this workshop who will relay info back to the rest of the team.

This Sandcastle workshop is generously sponsored by Taylor Design

JULY 14: Team Registration Deadline

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Don’t forget to register here.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Send any custom content for your team’s fundraising website to including company partner and school partner contact info.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Pay your $500 registration fee by July 14th.

AUGUST 11: 25% of Team Fundraising Complete

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg  Click here for fundraising tips!

AUGUST 21: San Francisco schools are back in session!

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Reach out to local schools about joining your team. Email for help finding a school.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   For more info about school visits and working with your school partner, visit this page.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Start designing your Team T-shirt for the beach! Don’t forget to include your Partner Company logos, your Partner School logo, and the Leap logos. Find Leap logos and more info here.


Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Gather your T-shirt order numbers and send your T-shirts to print. Don’t forget to print a few extras for Leap and give to your big donors as a thank you. Team T-shirt printing info here.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg Design and create your team site sign. Waiting to fully complete your site sign it until closer to the Classic means you’ll be able to include any last minute team donors on your sign. Find Leap logos and more info here.

SEPTEMBER 1: 50% of Team Fundraising Complete

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg  Click here for fundraising tips!

SEPTEMBER 15: Partner School Deadline

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Finalize your partner school and email the name of the school to Leap at if you haven’t done so already.


SEPTEMBER 16: Workshop: Sandcastle Building 101
TIME: 10AM – 12PM
WHERE: Ocean Beach, San Francisco, (Sloat + Great Highway)


SEPTEMBER 28: Sandcastle Classic Pre-Party!
WHERE: NBBJ, 88 Kearny Street, 9th Floor, San Francisco


Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Pick up your team’s parking passes for the Sandcastle Classic

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Double check the official Tool List to make sure you are fully prepared for the beach build.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg  Finalize your team’s plans around lunch. Teams are responsible for providing lunch for their team members, including students from their partner school. Be sure to set up a pizza delivery to the beach, or coordinate a team member to pick up and bring lunches for everyone with them to the beach

The Sandcastle Classic Pre-Party is generously sponsored by NBBJ, Interface Engineering, and Hathaway Dinwiddie


SEPTEMBER 29: 100% of Team Fundraising Complete

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scc_logo_crest_FNLNOVEMBER 11: Leap’s 35th Annual Sandcastle Classic Main Event!
TIME: 11AM – 3:30PM
WHERE: Ocean Beach at Great Highway and Balboa Street

The big day is here!

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Get lots of rest the night before

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Pack your bag for the beach. We’ll see you bright and early!

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Click here to see the detailed schedule for the day including performances!

flagNOVEMBER 14: Castles and Cocktails

Sandcastle Classic Post-party and awards ceremony. Let’s celebrate all your hard work contributing to Bay Area youth arts education!

WHERE: Exygy, 2601 Mission Street, Suite #300, San Francisco


Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Send thank you notes to your big donors.