Summer Sailing Camp 2023

In CSF’s Junior Sailing Program, children between 9 and 16 participate in small group, on-the-water camps and classes to learn basic sailing and racing skills. Classes and camps use Optimist (Opti)  and “420” sailboats and emphasize safety, building confidence, having fun and improving skills. All CSF junior sailing head instructors are certified Small Boat Sailing Instructors by US Sailing.


DateOpti Camp420 Camp
June 12-16 Beginner - FullBeginner - Full
June 19-23 Intermediate Intermediate - Full
July 10-14BeginnerBeginner
July 17-21Beginner - Full
Intermediate - Full
July 24 - 28 BeginnerIntermediate
July 31 - Aug 5Beginner - FullIntermediate
Aug 7 - 11Beginner - FullBeginner

Beginner and Intermediate Sessions


Participants learn the parts of a sailboat, how a sailboat works and how to properly rig and begin to sail.  Suitable for complete novices.


Participants review all skills learned in the Beginner class, plus learn upwind and downwind techniques and introduction to racing.  Suitable for children who have some sailing experience and are comfortable alone in a boat.

Our Sailboats


One-person boats built for ages 9-11. 


Two-person boats built for ages 12+.

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