One or Two week program
Sailing is an exhilarating sport that is fun and easy to learn. With our diverse fleet of dinghies and some of the best instructors in the business, you will be well on your way to sailing across the harbor effortlessly. The sailing program is designed for youth who have little to no sailing experience, The course offers instruction in basic sailing theory and boat handling. Each day is composed of on-land sessions followed by on-the water practice sessions in Catalina 16.5 and Laser Picos. The second week of instruction will explore the basics in racing and working together in different types of sailboats. These safe and stable sailboats are the perfect platform to have your child sailing confidently with one or two other participants.
US Sailing Certification Available
Sailing participants can work towards receiving their US Sailing Small Boat Certification while at camp. Participants must notify their instructor two weeks prior to camp for an Official Logbook of Sailing.* The Small Boat Certification is the first step in the US Sailing Certification process and can be upgraded as participants add to their sailing credentials by any US Sailing certified instructor across the United States. *Logbook requires an additional $2.00 fee.
Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle Boarding Program
One week program
What better way to get on the water and experience the wonderful sights of the Channel Islands Harbor than by joining our kayaking program? This introductory program takes place at the harbor and focuses on the fundamentals of kayaking. The kayaks are safe, light, extremely comfortable and will allow each camper to relax and have a great time. We will teach basic fundamentals including; boat handling, body positioning, strokes, recoveries, water safety and equipment care. Participants will tour the Channel Islands Harbor and surrounding coasts (as weather permits), allowing campers to see the various types of marine life in this beautiful aquatic environment.
Windsurfing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding Program
One Week Program
The Windsurfing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) program is a hybrid instructional activity where each camper participates equally in both Windsurfing and Stand up Paddle Boarding. While windsurfing, campers will learn the basics of sailing theory, proper stance, sail handling, and tacking. When Stand Up Paddle Boarding campers will learn the importance of balance and find a new relaxing way to be on the water.
*Campers must be 11 years or older to register for the Windsurfing/SUP Program.
Family Day at the Docks
Guests are invited to attend Family Day at the Docks held on each Friday from 12:00PM – 2:30PM The Family Day at the Docks allows guests to join in their camper’s experience by either sailing or kayaking with their camper. Parents/guardians interested in the Family Day at the Docks must give the front desk a number of participants Friday morning. Caution parents: please come prepared to get wet and have a great time!