ASC Summer Camp

Sail Camp 2020

Adventure Sailing is Full

However, we do have spots left in our half-day Open Skiff and 420 classes.

If interested, or if you'd like to add your name to the waiting list,

please email us at:

sailcamp@.augustasailingclub.org

Camp Schedule (see camp descriptions below)

Week 1: June 1-5

Adventure Sailing, Age 8+, 9AM - 5PM - FULL

*Single-Hand Race Team, Age 13+, 9AM - 1PM - FULL

*Double-Hand Race Team, Age 13+, 1PM - 5PM - FULL


Week 2: June 8-12

Adventure Sailing, Age 8+, 9AM - 5PM - FULL

*Intermediate O'pen Skiff (BIC), Age 9+, 9AM - 1PM - FULL

Beginner/Int O'pen Skiff (BIC), Age 8+, 1PM - 5PM - limited spots left

Week 3: June 15-19

Adventure Sailing, Age 8+, 9AM - 5PM - FULL

Beginner/Intermediate 420, Age 11+, 9AM - 1PM - FULL

Beginner/Int O'pen Skiff (BIC), Age 8+, 1PM - 5PM

Week 4: June 22-26

Adventure Sailing, Age 8+, 9AM - 5PM - FULL

Beginner/Intermediate 420, Age 11+, 9AM -1PM

Beginner/Int O'pen Skiff (BIC), Age 8+, 1PM - 5PM

*Permission required from Junior Chair

See camp descriptions below.

2020 Camp DETAILS- Full day camp

ADVENTURE SAILING - for beginners and up

Hours: 9 am-5 pm

Session Duration: 1 Week

Session Dates: June 1-5, June 8-12, June 15-19, June 22-26

Ages: 8-17

Description:

The "Adventure Camp" is designed to get your child engaged in sailing and feeling comfortable on the water. It will teach them the basics of water safety and sailing. We are excited to offer a class that provides first-time sailors (or returning sailors) a chance to get their feet wet in a fun and relaxed atmosphere! Students will learn the basics of knot tying, parts of the boat, water safety, and sail rigging. In addition to the basics, they will experience the thrill of actually sailing an RS Tera, RS Quest, Hobie Wave, Sunfish, or JY15!

This camp is a prerequisite for the half-day sessions.

  • Registration(s) limited to approximately 12 sailors per session – register early due to limited space!
  • Each student must complete a swim test on the first day of class.
  • Medical Consent and Waiver Forms must be returned to ASC in order to complete the registration process and guarantee a spot in class. You will have the option of signing the forms electronically via an email sent after payment, or you may print and mail the forms in.
  • Pricing: (full day) $300 (after 4/1/2020 add an additional $25)
  • 10% discount for ASC members
  • 5% discount if registering for multiple camps
  • Refund is available, minus a $25 non-refundable cancellation charge until 14 days prior to start of registered camp session

2020 Camp DETAILS - Half Day Camps

(previous sail camp experience required)

*SINGLE-HAND RACE TEAM

Junior Chair Permission required

Hours: 9 am- 1 pm

Session Duration: 1 week

Session Dates: June 1-5

Ages: 13+ (8 per session)

Description:

This course will take an advanced look at tactics, strategy, and fleet management. It will also teach sailors advanced boat handling skills. At the start of summer, there will be a calendar released with regatta and clinic dates in which enrolled sailors are encouraged to attend. Current participation in the ASC Junior Race Team or permission from the Junior Chair is necessary to enroll in this course. This session includes personally owned Lasers and club owned Sunfish.

*DOUBLE-HAND RACE TEAM

Junior Chair Permission required

Hours: 1 pm- 5 pm

Session Duration: 1 week

Session Dates: June 1-5

Ages: 13-17 (8 per session)

Description:

Sailors enrolled in this course should have a good understanding of C420 boat handling. They will learn tactics, strategy, and sheet management. In addition, they will learn how to use trapeze and spinnakers. At the start of summer, there will be a calendar released with regatta and clinic dates in which sailors in this class are encouraged to attend. In addition to the use of the club's C420s, students are welcome to bring personally owned double-hand boats. Current participation in the ASC Junior Race Team or permission from the Junior Chair is necessary to enroll in this course.

*INTERMEDIATE O'PEN SKIFF (BIC)

Junior Chair Permission required

Hours: 9 am-1 pm

Session Duration: 1 week

Session Dates: June 8-12

Ages: 8+ (7 per session)

Description:

This session will continue to develop the knowledge and understanding of the O'pen Skiff. Those who enroll must be confident Open Skiff sailors and are expected to already know the basics of boat safety, boat handling, and basic maneuvers. The goal is to improve tacks, jibes, sail trimming, and prepare for upcoming regattas. Current participation in the ASC Junior Race Team or permission from the Junior Chair is necessary to enroll in this course.

BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE O'PEN SKIFF (BIC)

Hours: 1 am-5 pm

Session Duration: 1 week

Session Dates: June 8-12, June 15-19, June 22-26

Ages: 8+ (7 per session)

Description:

This is for sailors who have previously taken a course through the Augusta Sailing Club and wish to continue their education. Students will learn through classroom and on-the-water activities in the O'pen Skiff sailboat. They will improve skills in water safety, boat controls, basic sailing maneuvers, basic seamanship, wind direction, and sailing a course.

BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE C420

Hours: 9 am-1 pm

Session Duration: 1 week

Sessions: June 15-19, June 22-26

Ages: 11+ (8 per session)

Description:

This camp is for sailors who have previously taken a course through the Augusta Sailing Club and wish to continue their education. Students enrolled in this course are expected to have one to two summer experiences but not necessarily in C420s. They must be willing to work with one other person and learn the basics of a boat requiring a 2-person crew. Sailors will learn water safety, boat controls, basic sailing maneuvers, basic seamanship, wind direction, introduction to symmetrical spinnaker, and sailing a course.

Check Out the O'pen Skiff in action!

Half Day Camps

  • Previous sail camp experience needed.
  • Enrollment in half-day camps is at the Junior Chair's discretion based of student's sailing ability. If there is any question, or if a course requires approval, please contact Kim Bagnoni at sailcamp@augustasailingclub.org.
  • Medical Consent and Waiver Forms must be returned to ASC in order to complete the registration process and guarantee a spot in class. You will have the option of signing the forms electronically via an email sent after payment, or you may print and mail the forms in.
  • Each student must complete a swim test on the first day of class.
  • Pricing: (half-day) $200 non-member (after 4/1 add an additional $25)***
  • 10% discount for ASC members
  • 5% discount if registering for multiple camps
  • Refund is available, minus a $25 non-refundable cancellation charge until 14 days prior to start of registered camp session

Instructors

Our instructors are certified by US Sailing and supported by club volunteers. Our instructors' primary concern is the safety of our campers. Their goal is for everyone to enjoy their time on the water in a safe and positive environment.

Swim Test

Students must be able to swim at least 25 yards unassisted (without a life jacket) and tread water or float for 3 minutes while wearing a life jacket and normal sailing clothes.

Camper Equipment to bring to camp each day:

  • Life Jacket- USCG approved PFD
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm with spf protection
  • Towel
  • Water shoes (closed toed shoes- NO FLIP FLOPS)
  • Change of clothes (lightweight clothing that dries quickly is ideal)
  • Water bottle to take on boat
  • Lunch each day
  • Student should wear their bathing suit as we will be in the water each day.
  • One camp shirt is provided per child. However, we cannot guarantee shirt availability or size if registered after May 15, 2020.

Thanks for the interest. We will see you at the club!


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