Youth Sail Camps in Orange Beach

By City of Orange Beach

March 20, 2019 - Orange Beach, AL - (OBA®) - The first week-long camp begins in early June and the last one finishes in early August. The only exception is 4th of July week.

Following are details on each course being offered during the Summer of 2019. Registration will open in mid March. 

 

Level 1 Beginner Sail Camp 7-14 yrs:

For youth aged 7-14 yrs. Students will be partnered in boats (depending on size), and will learn basic sailing fundamentals in our Optimist sailboats. Students learn water safety, knot tying, steering, proper sail trim, tacking & jibing, and capsize recovery. We ensure a 5:1 ratio between our students and instructors. All Beginner Sail Camps take place from 9 a.m.-Noon.

DATES AVAILABLE for 2019 Level 1 Beginner Sail Camp registration:
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) June 3rd - June 7th
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) June 17th - June 21st
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) June 24th - June 28th
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) July 8th - July 12th
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) July 15th - July 19th
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) July 22nd - July 26th
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) July 29th - August 2nd
  • Level 1 Beginner (7 - 14 yrs) August 2nd - August 9th

Level 1 Beginner Sail Camp 6 and 7 yrs:

For youth aged 6 & 7 yrs ONLY. Students will be partnered in boats (depending on size), and will learn basic sailing fundamentals in our Optimist sailboats. Students learn water safety, knot tying, steering, proper sail trim, tacking & jibing, and capsize recovery. We ensure a 5:1 ratio between our students and instructors. All Beginner Sail Camps take place from 9 a.m.-Noon.