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JLTS Camp Details

The camp offers 32 hours of sailing instruction on shore and on the water. Students will sail on a variety of small sailboats ranging from 7 to 13 feet long. After successful completion of the course, students are welcome to rejoin for the next summer's advancement in sailing lessons, or attend the Club's social events.

Students will not only learn the sport of sailing, but they will also learn a variety life skills. Sailing is a team sport, students will gain practice collaborating and working with peers. While on the water, students will exercise what they learned in shore school as they tie knots, trim sails, maneuver a boat independently, and read the wind. Not only are they exercising their mind, but sailing is also a great physical activity! Taking part in this course is a great alternative to traditional summer camps, as sailing offers so many possibilities! Participating in the camp opens new doors for lifelong learning and adventure!

Each day students are asked to supply their own properly fitted life jacket, water bottle, sunscreen, and a packed lunch.

The curriculum for each shore school class and on the water instruction follows the US Sailing Youth Development Model.

Last updated 2:01pm on 22 January 2023

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