Summer Sailing Camp
One-Week Summer Sailing Camps
June - July 2021
Registration will be begin on April 5th, 2021
YSF with VBRC & St. Edward's - a great partnership!
Youth Sailing Foundation (YSF) partners with local venues to offer a Summer Sailing Camp that combines the sailing expertise of YSF with world class facilities. Located on the barrier island, the host sites offer the perfect venues for beginner sailors, with protected coves off the Indian River Lagoon, as well as comfortable indoor space for chalk talks, lunch, and games.
This summer's YSF Camp HQ will be at Vero Beach Rowing Club and at St. Edward's School.
With weekly enrollment limited to twenty-five, your child or grandchild will get closely supervised instruction in a safe and fun atmosphere.
Camp is one week, Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM. Age limit is 8 through 13 yrs.
All participants must pass a swim test administered by YSF’s certified instructor on first day of camp.
2021 Camp Schedule
The first 4 weeks will be held at the Vero Beach Rowing Club*
310 Acacia Road, Vero Beach, FL 32963
The final 4 weeks will be held at St. Edward's School
1895 St. Edward's Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963
- Week 1: June 7-11
- Week 2: June 14-18
- Week 3: June 21-25
- Week 4: June 28- July 2
- Week 5: July 12-16
- Week 6: July 19-23
- Week 7: July 26-30
- Week 8: August 2-6
*Sailing camp does not include any rowing - we are simply using the facility as sailing camp HQ for June.
Required Equipment for Camp:
- Life jacket (Type III) that fits the child (see Life Jackets below)
- Refillable water bottle
- Closed-toe shoes (shoes most likely will get wet)
- Swim suit and T-shirt
- Change of clothes
- Sunglasses with lanyard
- Hat or cap
- Backpack to store above gear when not in use
Please write child’s name on all of the above items.
It is required that ALL sailors AT ALL TIMES wear an adequate personal flotation device (PFD – proper name for life jacket). This life jacket (PFD) needs to be a brightly colored, Coast Guard approved, Type III or better with no collar that can get caught on the boat rigging. Type V inflatable life jackets should NOT be used in this course. PFDs are sold by the child’s weight. Be sure to purchase the proper size! A whistle should be attached with a line to the life jacket and the child’s name should be written on the life jacket.
West Marine, Wal-Mart or dive shops are all good sources for these.