Youth Summer Sail Camp

Sail Camp as part of City of Orange Beach Wind & Water Learning Center

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 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

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

 

*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.