Sail Sets Advanced Square Dance Club
We "Spin the Windmill and Cast a Shadow"
The Sail Sets dance the Advanced list of Modern Square Dancing
Tips are a mix of Class, A-1 and A-2 as appropriate.
We dance on Tuesdays from 8:00-10:00 p.m. from early October to mid May
The starting date for Fall 2018 is October 9.
The dance location is Grosvenor-Wentworth Park School
Downing Street, Rockingham, Nova Scotia
Caller and Contact: Dottie Welch
415 Conrad Road, Lawrencetown, NS, Canada, B2Z 1S3
Advanced Atlantic Adventure
Once each year the Advanced callers in the Maritimes schedule an Advanced Weekend
featuring a mix of A-1 and A-2 workshops and dancing.
Tentatively Saturday, May 18, 2019, Saint John, New Brunswick
Callers Ron Lowe, Terry Hebert and Dottie Welch
Afternoon Workshop 2:00 - 4:30
Evening Dance 7:30 - 9:30 with lunch
Christmas Dance, December 2014
Saint Patrick's Dance, March 2013
Sail Sets Club History
The Sail Sets formed out of an Advanced Class that began dancing in the fall of 1984.
The teacher and caller has always been Dottie Welch.
In 1984 she had just completed her first summer at Caller's College with Gloria Roth
and was ready to try her wings with a new club and simultaneously two squares of dancers were ready to learn Advanced.
The name "Sail Sets" was chosen because "A-1", the first Advanced program,
forms part of a clever sail boat design featured on the Club's badge, created by founding club member Bob Fowler.