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Sailing Camps

Campers learn and review the essentials of sailing at their experience level on the beautiful San Francisco Bay!

 

2022 brings exciting updates to our youth sailing programs! Most of our sailing camps are now two weeks, to give more time for sailors to master new skills.

Age & Eligibility

  • Novice Sailing: Campers must be ages 10-17 on the first day of camp in order to register. All campers must have basic swimming skills.
  • Intermediate Sailing: Campers must be ages 10-17 on the first day of camp in order to register. Successful pass of Sailing Novice Sailing (or equivalent skill level) as a prerequisite to this camp. All campers must have basic swimming skills.
  • Adventure Sailing: Campers must be ages 10-17 on the first day of camp in order to register. All campers must have basic swimming skills. Must successfully pass Novice + Intermediate Sailing required (or equivalent skill level).
  • Mid-Summer Sailing: Campers must be ages 10-17 on the first day of camp in order to register. All campers must have basic swimming skills.

Questions about Eligibility? Contact Cal Adventures Youth Programs Manager Lauren Gregory.

Location

UC Berkeley Marina – 124 University Ave Berkeley, CA 94720

Camp Sessions

Novice Sailing

For campers who are new to sailing or have not passed our previous Level 1, we offer our two-week Novice Sailing.

Learn introductory sailing skills through a combination of classroom instruction & aboard our fleet of 15-foot Coronado and 17.5-foot Venture sailboats. Calmer winds in the morning create the ideal learning environment to practice foundational skills. Campers will sail with two to four per boat under the close supervision of the instructors.

Session Dates Days Time Price Action
Session A (Weeks 1&2) 6/6/22 – 6/17/22 Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. $540 Waitlist
Session B (Weeks 3&4) 6/21/22 – 7/1/22 Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. $490 Waitlist
Session C (Weeks 5&6) 7/11/22 – 7/22/22 Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. $490 Waitlist
Session D (Weeks 7&8) 7/25/22 – 8/5/22 Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. $540 Waitlist

Intermediate Sailing

For campers who have completed Novice, our former Level 1, or have existing sailing experience, we offer our two-week Intermediate Sailing. Intermediate sailors will join us in the more powerful afternoon winds aboard our 17.5-foot fleet of Ventures to build on skills learned in Level 1, as well as capsizing, tacking, jibing, and high wind sailing.

Session Dates Days Time Price Action
Session A (Weeks 1&2) 6/6/22 – 6/17/22 Mon – Fri 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. $540 Waitlist
Session B (Weeks 3&4) 6/21/22 – 7/1/22 Mon – Fri 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. $490 Register
Session C (Weeks 6&7) 7/11/22 – 7/22/22 Mon – Fri 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. $490 Register
Session D (Weeks 8&9) 7/25/22 – 8/5/22 Mon – Fri 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. $540 Register

Adventure Sailing

Explore the many facets of this adventure hobby: learn the rules of racing then test your skills in a formal race, learn new technical skills like anchoring and use of a trapeze, participate in the adventure of a long sail, beyond the boundaries of the south sailing basin! This course is focused on the activities open to sailors once they have built their fundamental sailing skills. 

 

Session Dates Days Time Price Action
Week 10 8/8/22 – 8/12/22 Mon – Fri 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. $540 Register

 

Mid-Summer Sailing

A one-week chance for sailors to explore the afternoons mid-summer. Completion of Novice, our former Level 1, or existing sailing experience required.

Session Dates Days Time Price Action
Week 5 7/5/22 – 7/8/22 Mon – Fri 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. $260 Register

Camp Details

Afternoon Extended Care Options

Extend your child(ren)’s camp day, and rest easy knowing that you have some extra time to get through traffic, finish a few errands, or pick up dinner before you pick up your child(ren).

Schedule: 4:00PM – 6:00PM Daily

  Price Sessions Available Register
Weekly Afternoon Extended Care $75 Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Register
Weekly Afternoon Extended Care $60 Weeks 3, 5 Register

 

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