Youth Summer Sail Camp

Summer Sail Camp 2018

The first week of camp begins early June through August. The only exception is 4th of July week.

Level 1 Beginner Sail Camp:

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 9am-12noon.

Dates available for 2018 Level 1 Beginner Sail Camp registration:
  • Beginner (9am-noon), July 16 - July 20
  • Beginner (9am-noon), July 23 - July 27
  • Beginner (9am-noon), July 30 - August 3
  • Beginner (9am-noon), August 6 - August 10
  • Beginner (9am-noon), June 11 - June 15

Level 2 Intermediate Sail Camp:

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 1pm-4pm.

Dates available for 2018 Level 2 Intermediate Sail Camp registration:
  • Intermediate (1-4pm), June 4 - June 8
  • Intermediate (1-4pm), June 11 - June 15
  • Intermediate (1-4pm), June 18 - June 22
  • Intermediate (1-4pm), June 25 - June 29
  • Intermediate (1-4pm), July 9 - July 13
  • Intermediate (1-4pm), July 16 - July 20

Level 3 Advanced Sail Camp:

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 1pm-4pm.

Dates available for 2018 Level 3 Advanced Sail Camp registration:
  • Advanced (1-4pm), July 30 - August 3
  • Advanced (1-4pm), August 6 - August 10

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

 
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.

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

You will receive an email confirmation of your registration with the Program Agreement to be signed and turned in prior to participating in Sail Camp.

Contact Nicole Woerner at 251-981-1063 and nwoerner@orangebeachal.gov with questions or waiting list requests for your preferred session.

*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.