Adventure Sailing

Adventure Sailing

For Ages:

  • 7-16  with no S.O.S experience

Students will be introduced to the water, some for the first time, in a fun and comfortable environment. They will be sailing 2-3 kids per boat in one of our club JY 15's and single handed sailing in our club Opti's.  The main goals of the this program is to promote confidence on the water and independence while sailing on Lake Erie and in the Vermilion River.  

The following will be covered in the Adventure Sailing Program:

  • Water safety
  • The ability to sail upwind
  • Learn general sailing skills and seamanship
  • Build their confidence in their sailing ability
  • Introduction to the sport of sailing and understanding basic racing technique


  • Must be able to swim with a life jacket on
  • Must pass swim test
  • Must have life jacket
  • Shoes that have a closed toe, can get wet, and stay on feet while swimming


Morning Session (for ages 11 & up)

  • June 13th - July 6th 
  • July 9th Soak City Day
  • July 3rd combined camp day morning and afternoon session 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • No camp July 4th
  • Week 1 Wednesday - Friday
  •  Monday - Friday -  8:30 a.m. to noon EDT

Afternoon Session (for ages 7-11)

  • June 13th -July 6th 
  • July 9th Soak City Day 
  • July 3rd combined camp day morning and afternoon session 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • No campo July 4th
  • Week 1 Wednesday - Friday
  • Monday - Friday - 1-4:30 p.m. EDT


  • $375.00 VBC/VYC member                          
  • $425.00 non member
  • Early bird prices are listed above, registrations received after May 1st will be charged an additional $50.00.