Windsurfing Camp

 
 

Our Beginning Windsurfing camp for ages 10-17 provides campers with an introduction to the sport of windsurfing.

 

2018 Camp Season: Registration now open

 

Level 1

Provides an introduction to the world of windsurfing, or build on existing experience. Learn the basic of rigging, balance, steering, tacking, self rescues and equipment care. Campers around 100 lbs and above will have the most success in windsurfing camp, but campers should have a comfortable swimming ability.
 

Ages & Eligibility

Campers must be ages 10-17 (by December 1, 2018) in order to register for this camp. We require that all campers be able to swim and weigh 100 lbs. or more in order to safely use windsurfing equipment and have a positive learning experience. It is up to parents to make sure their camper meets this requirement.

Price: $260

 

Camp Sessions
Dates Days Time Action
6/11 – 6/15 Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Early drop-off – 8 – 9 a.m.*
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6/25 – 6/29 Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Early drop-off – 8 – 9 a.m.*
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7/9 – 7/13 Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Early drop-off – 8 – 9 a.m.*
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7/23 – 7/27 Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Early drop-off – 8 – 9 a.m.*
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7/30 – 8/3 Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Early drop-off – 8 – 9 a.m.*
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8/6 – 8/10 Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Early drop-off – 8 – 9 a.m.*
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8/13 – 8/17 Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Early drop-off – 8 – 9 a.m.*
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*Early drop-off is available to parents at no additional cost. Affordable afternoon extended care is available for all camps.

Location: UC Berkeley Marina – 124 University Ave Berkeley, CA 94720

 

Youth Windsurfing Rentals

Intended to offer more time to practice Level 1 skills under supervision of an instructor. Higher wind conditions of the afternoons will offer new challenges and opportunities to try intermediate sails & boards.
 

Ages & Eligibility

Campers must be ages 10-17 (by December 1, 2018) in order to register for this camp. We require that all campers be able to swim and weigh 100 lbs. or more in order to safely use windsurfing equipment and have a positive learning experience. It is up to parents to make sure their camper meets this requirement.

Important: Campers must have passed Level 1 and be able to set up gear, launch from & return to dock, stay upwind in designated sailing area, tack & gybe, and self-rescue.

Price: $260
 

Camp Sessions
Dates Days Time Action
7/16 – 7/20 Mon – Fri 1 – 4 p.m.
Early drop-off – 12 – 1 p.m.*
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7/23 – 7/27 Mon – Fri 1 – 4 p.m.
Early drop-off – 12 – 1 p.m.*
Register
7/30 – 8/3 Mon – Fri 1 – 4 p.m.
Early drop-off – 12 – 1 p.m.*
Register
8/6 – 8/10 Mon – Fri 1 – 4 p.m.
Early drop-off – 12 – 1 p.m.*
Register
8/13 – 8/17 Mon – Fri 1 – 4 p.m.
Early drop-off – 12 – 1 p.m.*
Register

*Early drop-off is available to parents at no additional cost. Affordable afternoon extended care is available for all camps.

Location: UC Berkeley Marina – 124 University Ave Berkeley, CA 94720

 

Camp Details

  • Monday – Introductions to equipment, rigging, getting onto your board, self arrest, on water practice, instructor assistance from motor boats and windsurfers on water.
  • Tuesday – Reading the wind, wind clock, tacking, balance, on the water practice.
  • Wednesday – Learn jibing, right-of-way rules, on the water practice.
  • Thursday – Discuss risk assessment; refine body position, in the water practice.
  • Friday – Peer evaluations on the water.

 
Please Note: This schedule is only a sample of potential activities for the full-week camp. Schedule is influenced by weather conditions, resource availability and staffing capability.

It can be COLD at the Marina — even during the summer! Please outfit your camper in warm layers.
 

  • A bathing suit, towel, sunglasses, sunscreen, old sneakers or aqua socks, and a change of dry clothes for after class are recommended to be brought by each student.
  • Glasses should always have a strap to hold them on.
  • Cal Adventures provides wetsuits, PFDs, and all windsurfing equipment.
  • Students should bring a water bottle and a light lunch or snack.

 
A confirmation letter will have a detailed list of the personal equipment that each student will need.

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