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SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION

Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County

One-week Summer Sailing Camps – June & July 2019

Youth Sailing Foundation (YSF) partners with local clubs to offer Summer Sailing Camp that combines the sailing expertise of YSF with world class facilities. Located on the barrier island the host clubs offer the perfect venue for beginner sailors with protected coves off the Indian River Lagoon, huge swimming pool, indoor classroom facilities, and all the amenities for lunch and other activities.

With weekly enrollment limited to eighteen, your child or grandchild will get closely supervised instruction in a safe and fun atmosphere.

Camp is one week, Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM. Age limit is 8 through 13 yrs.  Fee is $300/wk; scholarships available.

All participants must pass a swim test administered by YSF’s certified instructor on first day of camp.

Click here to register (wait list only)

2019 Camp Schedule 

Quail Valley River Club  (Fee: $300)
Week 1: June 3 to June 7 (wait list only)
Week 2: June 10 to June 14 (wait list only)
Week 3: June 17 to June 21 (wait list only)
Week 4: June 24 to June 28 (wait list only)

The Moorings Yacht & Country Club (Fee: $300)
Week 1: July 8 to July 12 (wait list only)
Week 2: July 15 to July 19 (wait list only)
Week 3: July 22 to July 26 (wait list only)
Week 4: July 29 to August 2 (wait list only)

Required Equipment for camp:

  1. Life jacket (Type III) that fits the child (see Life jackets below)
  2. Refillable water bottle
  3. Closed-toe shoes (shoes most likely will get wet)
  4. Sunscreen
  5. Swim suit and T-shirt
  6. Change of clothes
  7. Towel
  8. Sunglasses with lanyard
  9. Hat or cap
  10. Backpack to store above gear when not in use

Please write child’s name on all of the above items.

Life jackets

It is required that ALL sailors AT ALL TIMES wear an adequate personal flotation device (PFD – proper name for life jacket). This life jacket (PFD) needs to be a brightly colored, Coast Guard approved, Type III or better with no collar that can get caught on the boat rigging. Type V inflatable life jackets should NOT be used in this course. PFDs are sold by the child’s weight. Be sure to purchase the proper size! A whistle should be attached with a line to the life jacket and the child’s name should be written on the life jacket.

K-Mart, West Marine, Wal-Mart or dive shops are sources for these.

 

Thank you to our 2019 camp sponsors!

 

More photos ~ Summer Camp Photo Gallery

 

 

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Photo credit: Eric Hasert, Treasure Coast Newspapers