- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June, July, August
- Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Other
- Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Outdoor Adventure
- Sub-Categories: Sailing
- Selective: No
- Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15
- Minimum Cost: <$500
- Credit Awarded: No
Stanford Sailing is a camp and recreation program to help all types of sailors get on the water and enjoy the bay in a fun and safe environment. All our instructors are US SAILING certified and are committed to the motto safety, fun and learning. We offer classes for first time sailors all the way to our seasoned veterans. We welcome the whole community to use the Stanford boathouse as your access to the water.
Beginner Sailing Camp- Kids ages 8-12 can learn sailing and seamanship skills at the Stanford Sailing Team’s Boathouse. Our staff of experienced US Sailing Certified Instructors will teach your kids lifetime skills in our fleet of 14’ dinghies. The new sailors have an opportunity for non-stop fun in, on and around the water in a safe, clean, outdoor environment. No experience necessary. Children should be comfortable in water and must complete a swim check on the first day of camp. Lifejackets provided.
Advanced Beginner Camp- Kids ages 11-13 that is ready to advance their skills but are not ready for intermediate sailing yet. This lets young sailors progress their skills and stay in an age appropriate environment. Our staff of experienced US Sailing Certified Instructors will teach your kids lifetime skills in our fleet of 14’ dinghies. Some experience is required. Lifejackets provided.
Intermediate Sailing Camp- Kids ages 13-15 years old who want to expand on their seamanship skills and work towards competing in sailboat racing. The class will be held primarily in the Stanford Sailing Team’s 14’ Dinghies. Two sessions of Beginner Camp or a session of Advanced Beginner or permission of Director of Sailing required for enrollment. Children should be comfortable in water and must complete a swim check on the first day of camp. Lifejackets provided.
**New to Stanford Camps is a Match Race Camp! This camp is an intensive 2 and ½ days of match race knowledge. Come learn from some of the best match racers in the country what it takes to compete. Sailors in this camp will be taught the basics of the prestart, penalty kill and course strategy. Coaches will utilize on the water drills, calk talks and video analysis to help each sailor learn. The camp will be sailed in the school’s 4 Ideal 18’s and teams of 3 are required to register for this camp.