Youth Summer Sail Camp

Summer Sail Camp 2019

The first week-long camp begins in early June and the last one finishes in early August. The only exception is 4th of July week.

Following are details on each course being offered during the Summer of 2019.  


Level 1 Beginner Sail Camp 7-14 yrs:

For youth aged 7-14 yrs. Students will be partnered in boats (depending on size), and will learn basic sailing fundamentals in our Optimist sailboats. Students learn water safety, knot tying, steering, proper sail trim, tacking & jibing, and capsize recovery. We ensure a 5:1 ratio between our students and instructors. All Beginner Sail Camps take place from 9 a.m.-Noon.

DATES AVAILABLE for 2019 Level 1 Beginner Sail Camp registration:
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) June 3rd - June 7th Session is FULL
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) June 17th - June 21st Session is FULL
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) June 24th - June 28th
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) July 8th - July 12th Session is FULL
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) July 15th - July 19th
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) July 22nd - July 26th
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) July 29th - August 2nd
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) August 5th - August 9th

 

Level 1 Beginner Sail Camp 6 and 7 yrs:

For youth aged 6 & 7 yrs ONLY. Students will be partnered in boats (depending on size), and will learn basic sailing fundamentals in our Optimist sailboats. Students learn water safety, knot tying, steering, proper sail trim, tacking & jibing, and capsize recovery. We ensure a 5:1 ratio between our students and instructors. All Beginner Sail Camps take place from 9 a.m.-Noon.

DATES AVAILABLE for 2019 Level 1 Beginner Sail Camp 6 & 7 yrs ONLY registration:
  • Level 1 Beginner (6 and & 7 yrs ONLY) June 10th - June 14th - This session is FULL. Contact Mallorie Evans at 251-981-1063 or via email with questions or waiting list requests.

 

Level 2 Intermediate Sail Camp 9 -14 yrs:

For youth aged 9-14 yrs. Must have taken Level 1 Beginner. Students will continue to broaden their basic knowledge of sailing; includes upwind sailing, boat handling & control. All Intermediate camps take place from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

DATES AVAILABLE for 2019 Level 2 Intermediate Sail Camp for 9-14 yrs registration:
  • Level 2 Intermediate (9 - 14 yrs) June 3rd - June 7th
  • Level 2 Intermediate (9 - 14 yrs) June 10th - June 14th Session is FULL
  • Level 2 Intermediate (9 - 14 yrs) June 17th - June 21st
  • Level 2 Intermediate (9 - 14 yrs) July 8th - July 12th
  • Level 2 Intermediate (9 - 14 yrs) July 15th - July 19th
  • Level 2 Intermediate / Level 3 Advanced August 5th - August 9th

 

Level 3 Advanced Sail Camp 10 - 14 yrs:

For youth aged 10-14 yrs. Must have taken Level 2 Intermediate. Students will learn to solo a boat; includes right-of-way rules and progression of skills. All Advanced camps take place from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

DATES AVAILABLE for 2019 Level 3 Advanced Sail Camp registration:
  • Level 3 Advanced (10 -14 yrs) June 24th - June 28th
  • Level 3 Advanced (10 -14 yrs) July 22nd - July 26th

 

Sail Camp for Sail Club Members: 

For youth in the Orange Beach Sail Club. Must have taken Level 2 Intermediate. Students will learn rules of racing and train for regattas. This camp will take place from 1pm-4pm. If interested in taking this class you have to reach out to Mallorie Evans in advance. To be eligible, you must be a student at Orange Beach Middle School or Orange Beach High School.

DATES AVAILABLE for 2019 Sail Club Sail Camp registration:
  • Orange Beach Sail Club (must be approved in advance) July 29th - August 2nd

The cost is $140/session for non-residents and $120/session for those who own property within the city limits of Orange Beach. Registration will open in mid March. 

All Children will need to have closed toed shoes, a life jacket (Type III PFD), a water bottle, and sunscreen.
 

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT THE REGISTRATION FORM

UPON COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION FORM YOU WILL NEED TO CLICK THE BLUE LINK TO TAKE YOU TO THE PAYMENT PAGE. REGISTRATION IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE.
 

Contact Mallorie Evans at 251-981-1063 or by email at mevans@orangebeachal.gov with questions or waiting list requests for your preferred session if they are full.

*Cancellation Policy: We will issue a full refund if you let us know 2 weeks in advance to your child's scheduled start day of camp. Otherwise, no refund will be given. We do NOT issue refunds for inclement weather; camp takes place rain or shine.