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Summer Camp

2023 Registration will be available January 2023

PBSC offers summer camp for beginner and intermediate sailors. Classes are offered in blocks from 9 AM to 12 PM for younger children (aged 5-7) and full day one week session for our older kids (8-17).

We offer low student to instructor ratios (no more than 8 children to every 1 instructor), and we supply the boats so that all you need to bring is yourself!

If you have questions, please call: (561) 881-0809 ext 105 or sailing@pbsail.org 

Class Options:

We offer beginner and intermediate classes for ages 8-17 in 1 week blocks for $500 per session. We also have half day sessions for our tadpoles aged 5-7 for $350 per session.

 

Lunch 

Lunches can be purchased for $50 per week and will be provided by the club. A menu of healthy options are available. Please contact our front desk at (561) 881-0809 or sailing@pbsail.org to arrange this.

 

Gear/Life Jackets/Supplies:

Sailors should wear clothes that they are comfortable getting wet. They should bring a towel, sunscreen, and water. PBSC can provide Life Jackets to sailors.

Financial Aid:

Sponsorships are available from the Youth Sailing Foundation of the Palm Beaches (YSFPB) for sailors who are experiencing financial difficulties and would still like to get on the water. If you or someone you know might be interested in a sponsorship, please visit the following link to apply:

Financial Aid

Classes Offered:

Tadpole Sailors:   

5-7 years old $350.00/week

Half-day 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Tadpole is a half-day program designed to introduce 5-7 year-old children to the world of sailing and water sports. We will encourage the younger sailors to have fun on and around the water through activities that are designed to build familiarity with swimming, sailing, sailboats, and "simply messing around in boats".

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Beginner Classes:  

8-17 years old

full day $500.00/week

Full Day 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Opti Beginner (8-13):

Sailors will learn the basics of sailing, point of sail, parts of the boat, rigging, knots, tacking and jibing. At the end of the week your sailor should be able to successfully rig, launch, sail, and make it back to shore on their own.

1 Week Blocks, 9AM to 4PM

** If your child weighs over 110 lbs and/or is taller than 5'3", we urge you to sign up for FJ/420 Beginner. Please call (561-881-0809) or email us with questions **

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FJ/420 Beginner (Ages 13-17):

Sailors will learn the basics of sailing, point of sail, parts of the boat, rigging, knots, tacking a jibing. Sailors will be given a very basic swim check, while wearing a life jacket, to assess their comfort level in and around the water.

1 Week Blocks, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This course is given in double-handed boats, where two or more sailors will be in the boat at the same time.

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Intermediate Classes:

10-17 years old

$500/week

  Full Day 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

 

Opti Intermediate:

This popular program is for sailors who taken Opti Beginner previously or have sailed before. These campers are looking to further their sailing skills. In this course, we will continue to build on the basics as well as introducing advanced boat handling along with more sophisticated topics.

Upon successful completion of 4-6 weeks of this course, a sailor MAY be invited to take Opti Advanced/Race programming offered in the Fall and Spring.

Full Day (9 AM-4 PM) 

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FJ/420 Intermediate/Advanced:

This popular program is for sailors who have experience and are looking for something a bit more advanced. In this course, we will continue to build on the basics as well as introducing advanced boat handling with other sophisticated sailing topics.

Upon successful completion of this class, a sailor MAY be invited to join our youth teams in the fall.

Full Day (9 AM - 4 PM )

This course is given in double-handed boats, where two sailors will be in the boat at the same time.

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Keep in Mind

Only refund requests made within 24 hours of completing your registration will be eligible for a full refund otherwise, after 24 hours, all money paid becomes fully non-refundable.

 

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