ASC Summer Camp

Sail Camp 2023

Questions or if you would like to be added to a waitlist, email:

sailcamp@augustasailingclub.org

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Camp Schedule (see camp descriptions below)

*Adventure Sailing is a prerequisite for all half-day camps

Week 1: June 5-9

Adventure Sailing, Age 8-14, 9AM - 4PM

High School 420, Age 13+, 9AM - 12PM

*Race Team Laser, Age 12+, 1PM - 4PM (registrant must provide own boat)

Week 2: June 12-16

Adventure Sailing (members only), Age 8-14, 9AM - 4PM (ASC members only)

Week 3: June 19-23

Adventure Sailing, Age 8-14, 9AM - 4PM

High School 420, Age 13+, 9AM - 12PM

Beginner/Intermediate Open Skiff, Age 9-14, 1PM - 4PM

Week 4: June 26-30

Adventure Sailing, Age 8-14, 9AM - 4PM

Beginner Sunfish, Age 14-17, 1PM - 4PM

Week 5: July 10-14

Adventure Sailing, Age 8-14, 9AM - 4PM

*Permission required from Junior Chair

See camp descriptions below.


2023 Camp DETAILS- Full day camp

ADVENTURE SAILING - for beginners and up

Hours: 9 am-4 pm

Session Duration: 5 days

Session Dates: June 5-9, June 12-16 (members only), June 19-23, June 26-30, July 10-14

Ages: 8-14

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 12-15 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. Sign forms online by clicking HERE.

  • Pricing: (full day) $325 (after 4/1/2023 add an additional $25)

  • 20% 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

2023 Camp DETAILS - Half Day Camps

(previous sail camp experience required)

High School Sailing- 420

Hours: 9 am- 12 pm

Session Duration: 5 days

Session Dates: June 5-9, June 19-23

Ages: 14-17 (8 per session)

Description:

This course is for those interested in high school sailing as a team sport, as well as experienced sailors ready to learn double hand sailing. Sailors will learn water safety, boat controls, basic sailing maneuvers, basic seamanship, wind direction, introduction to symmetrical spinnaker, and sailing a course.


BEGINNER SUNFISH

Hours: 1 pm-4 pm

Session Duration: 5 days

Session Dates: June 26-30

Ages: 14-17 (6 per session)

Description:

The Beginner Sunfish Camp is designed to teach your child how to sail and feel 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 independently sailing a sunfish across the lake.

BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE O'PEN SKIFF (BIC)

Hours: 1 pm-4 pm

Session Duration: 5 days

Session Dates: June 19-23

Ages: 9-14 (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.

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 email ascjuniorchair@gmail.com

  • Medical Consent and Waiver Forms must be returned to ASC in order to complete the registration process and guarantee a spot in class. Sign forms online be clicking HERE.

  • Each student must complete a swim test on the first day of class.

  • Pricing: (half-day) $225 (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, 2023.

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

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