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Sailing Camp

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

- $175

Learn to Sail with the South Whidbey Yacht Club!

AGES 10+

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn to sail! This day camp teaches kids from ages 10+ and up the basics of sailing.  Each student will be assigned their own boat in each weekly session.  The course combines shore side learning with lots of hands-on, on-the-water sailing experience. Campers will learn boating safety, basic seamanship and knot tying. The focus is on sailing and having fun.

Requirements: Each student must demonstrate the ability to stay afloat for 2 minutes without a life jacket at the orientation.  Intermediates must be ages 12 years old and achieved a level 2 competency or by permission of the Program Director.

A welcome message will be emailed about one week out with last minute details or changes. A more detailed description of program and your responsibilities can be found at: swyachtclub.org/youth-programs

Instructors:  Our Head Instructors are US Sailing certified and will be assisted by experienced dinghy sailors.  Sufficient staff will be on hand to ensure each participant receives personal attention.  Our priorities are safety, then fun and learning.

Beginning Camp meets the first day at the Honeymoon Lake Clubhouse for swim assessment and orientation, then that afternoon and the rest of the camp will be at Deer Lake.  Returning sailors do not need to be assessed again, but should attend this orientation.  Parents and drivers are encouraged to join us at the orientation.

Intermediate Camp students will meet directly at the Deer Lake County Park. New this year, the students will have 2 person boats available.  These boats will promote teamwork and set up for skills needed in High School and College sailing programs. Lasers will be available.

Beginning (Ages 10-15, Level 1) – REGISTRATION IS ON HOLD for beginner level sailing camp. Please join our Beginning Sailing Camp notification list, and we’ll email you when registration opens for Beginning Sailing.  

Mon-Fri | Jul 12–16 | 9am–2:30pm | $175*

Mon-Fri | July 19–23 | 9am–2:30pm | $175*

Mon-Fri | July 26–30 | 9am–2:30pm | $175*

Intermediate (Ages 12+, Level 2):  REGISTER NOW!

Mon-Fri | Jul 12–16 | 9am–2:30pm | $175*

Mon-Fri | July 19–23 | 9am–2:30pm | $175*

* $50 discount for SWYC members.



July 12
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Deer Lake
4330 Bucktail Lane
Clinton, WA 98236 United States
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