Beginner Sailing - The First Step for Kids
Want to get your kid enthusiastic about sailing? In this youth inspired laser performance dinghy, your kid will find the perfect balance of safety, speed and camaraderie. Each Bug holds 2-3 students ages 8-10 as they work together to maneuver through the water and harness the wind. The enclosed nature, responsive controls, and compact design allows kids to feel empowered and safe while learning a lifelong skill.
Shoreline Lake holds the highest US Sailing standards as our own with priorities encompassing Safety, Fun and Learning. In this weeklong course, students will learn fundamental boating to prepare them for a lifetime of fun opportunities.
Monday-Friday 10:30am-1:30pmFind options to pair with other camps from for a full day of activities during registration.
You’ll learn the following skills:
- • Weather & Water Safety
- • Vocabulary, Boat Handling
- • Navigation and Steering
- • Sail Trim, Right of Way
- • Beach Launching, Capsizing and more…
What To Bring
Students should bring comfortable clothes, a jacket or fleece, a towel and change of clothes, lots of sun protection, a lanyard to secure their glasses around their heads, a bottle of water, and shoes that stay on your feet and can get wet. (Personal lifejacket highly recommended.)
Important: Please arrive 10-15 minutes before your class to check in.
Prerequisites: Ability to swim, minimum of 60 lbs.
|2017 Dates: 1 Week (Monday-Friday)|
“Sailing and Kayaking” package extends timeframe to 10:30am-4pm w/lunch period and kayaking instruction for an additional $150 (lunch pass and extended care extra)Register