*Team Captains — Use this page as a checklist to help you stay on top of action items.
= Checklist Items = Sandcastle Team Event or Workshop
APRIL 15: Online Team Registration Opens
Click here to register a team
MAY – JUNE: Identify Your Partner School and Partner Companies
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 partner school or partner companies, email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
JUNE 26: Sandcastle Kick-Off Mixer
560 Mission St # 700, San Francisco, CA 94105
Send at least two representatives from your company or finalized team to get more info about this year’s event! Haven’t registered your team yet? No problem! Prospective companies interested in participating in Sandcastle as well as returning team members are welcome to attend. The Sandcastle Kick-Off Mixer is generously sponsored by ARUP.
JUNE – OCTOBER: Solicit Team Donations
Click here for fundraising tips!
JULY 11: Fundraising 101 + Guidelines to the Classroom
WHERE: Taylor Design
550 Montgomery St #925, San Francisco, CA 94111
This informative combination workshop for teams we’ll provide you with tips, tricks, and all the tools you need to fundraise with ease and create a successful collaboration with your partner school’s students. This event is generously sponsored by Taylor Design.
JULY 12: Team Registration Deadline
Click here to register a team
AUGUST 24: Sandcastle Building 101
WHERE: Ocean Beach at Sloat Blvd
Get the skills to win Best in Show at Leap’s 37th Annual Sandcastle Classic! Not a part of a Sandcastle team this year? This workshop is all-ages, family friend, and open to the public. All are welcome!
AUGUST 20: San Francisco Schools Are Back in Session!
Reach out to local schools about joining your team. Email email@example.com for help finding a school. Learn more about conducting school visits and working with your school partner.
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. Learn more about how to design your team t-shirt.
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.
Design and create your team site sign. Don’t forget to include your partner company logos, your partner school logo, and the Leap logos. Learn more about how to design your team site sign.
SEPTEMBER 30: Partner School Deadline
Finalize your partner school and email the name of the school to Leap at firstname.lastname@example.org if you haven’t done so already.
OCTOBER (FINAL DATE TBD): SANDCASTLE PRE-PARTY
Double check the official Tool List to make sure you are fully prepared for the beach build.
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
Review final Day Of Logistics list and make sure your team has considered all final details for the big day. This will be posted in September in advance of the event.
OCTOBER 26: Leap’s 37th Annual Sandcastle Classic Main Event!
TIME: 11AM – 3:30PM
WHERE: Ocean Beach at Great Highway and Balboa Street
The big day is here!
Click here to see the detailed schedule for the day!
NOVEMBER (FINAL DATE TBD): Castles and Cocktails: Sandcastle Post-Party