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General Information

*Youth Camps run Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm *Before and after care is available *Equipment and life jackets are supplied by the Calgary Yacht Club *Please ensure your camper comes prepared with weather appropriate clothing, lunch, snacks, bug spray and sunscreen *Fridays are theme days and pot luck lunch! COURSE DESCRIPTIONS Wet Feet (ages 5 and 6) This program is designed to introduce and familiarize young children with the water environment. The course is taught using our sturdy and stable fleet of Optimist Prams. In addition to time with these boats, onshore games and crafts will round out the day. The program is a full day and is one week in duration. Opti Basic (ages 7 to 12) This program is designed for those children with no previous sailing experience and is geared to the fundamentals of sailing in the International Optimist Dinghy. Students will build confidence while learning to safely rig, launch and sail their boat under the close supervision and guidance of their instructors. Elementary theory is introduced through both on water and on shore games and crafts. This program is a full day and is one week in duration. Opti Advanced (ages 7 to 12) This program is designed for those children with previous sailing experience and those who have completed the Opti Basic or Puddle Jumpers course. CanSail 1 and/or CanSail 2 curriculum will be taught. CanSail 1 is an introductory sailing program which focuses on the fundamentals of sailing including rigging, steering, manoeuvres and safety. CanSail 2 is an intermediate course which expands on the skills gained in CanSail 1. Syllabus includes: crewing, skipping skills, sailing terminology, sail theory, upwind sailing. This program is a full day and is one week in duration. 420 Basic (ages 13 to 17) This program is designed for older children with no previous sailing experience. Students will build confidence while learning to safely rig, launch and sail their boat under the close supervision and guidance of their instructors. Participants will sail in the Club 420 Dinghies. CanSail 1 curriculum will be taught. This program is a full day and is one week in duration. 420 Advanced (ages 13 to 17) This program is designed for older children who have successfully completed and passed the CanSail 1 course. This course covers CanSail 2 and 3 curriculums. CanSail 3 progressively builds and develops the skills learned in CanSail 1 and 2 with the focus on keeping the young sailor engaged with stage appropriate challenges and learning. Those children taking this course are encouraged to participate in our Thursday night race team practice. This program is a full day and one week in duration. Water Sports (ages 7 to 17) This program is designed for children who want to try a variety of water sports. This camp will cover the basics of sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding in a fun, safe and controlled manner. This program is a full day and one week in duration. Adult Sailing - Beginner This program is designed for adults with little or no previous sailing experience. The CanSail 1 and/or CanSail 2 curriculum will be taught aboard the Club 420 dinghies. Course runs Monday to Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm for one week. Adult Sailing - Intermediate This program is designed for adults who have demonstrated the CanSail 1 skill set. The CanSail 2 and/or CanSail 3 curriculum will be taught aboard the Club 420 dinghies. Course runs Monday to Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm for one week. Adult Sailing - Couples Date Night - 5 nights a week! This program is designed for all levels with a focus on fun and meeting new friends. Learn the basics of sailing, capsizing, and the wind. Course runs Monday to Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm for one week.

420 Advanced

Designed for youth 13 to 17 years of age with previous sailing experience.

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available

Jul 10 to Jul 14, 2017

7 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00
420 Basic

Designed for youth 13 to 17 years of age with no previous sailing experience.

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available

Jul 03 to Jul 07, 2017

7 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00
Adult Sailing - Beginner

Designed for adults with no sailing experience - CanSail 1 curriculum will be covered.

Class runs Monday through Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm

Jun 12 to Jun 16, 2017

6 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00 plus GST(5%)

Class runs Monday through Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm

Aug 14 to Aug 18, 2017

9 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00 plus GST(5%)
Adult Sailing - Couples

Date night - 5 nights in a row! Learn to work together rigging, launching and sailing your boat. Please note: price is per person.

Class runs Monday through Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm

Jun 19 to Jun 23, 2017

8 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00 plus GST(5%)

Class runs Monday through Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm

Jul 31 to Aug 04, 2017

10 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00 plus GST(5%)
Adult Sailing - Intermediate

Designed for adults with previous sailing experience. CanSail 1/2 curriculum will be covered.

Class runs Monday through Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm

Jul 24 to Jul 28, 2017

10 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00 plus GST(5%)

Class runs Monday through Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm

Aug 21 to Aug 25, 2017

10 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00 plus GST(5%)
Masters Training - Drop In

Tuesday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm

Block of 4 sessions

May 09 to Sep 05, 2017

20 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $120.00 plus GST(5%)
Masters Training - Full Program

Tuesday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm

Includes a minimum of 15 sessions

May 09 to Sep 05, 2017

20 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $300.00 plus GST(5%)
Opti Advanced

Designed for children 7 to 12 years of age with some previous sailing experience.

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available

Jul 03 to Jul 07, 2017

4 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available

Jul 10 to Jul 14, 2017

2 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available (4 day camp)

Aug 08 to Aug 11, 2017

6 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $200.00
Opti Basic

Designed for children 7 to 12 years of age with no sailing experience.

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available

Jul 10 to Jul 14, 2017

0 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available (4 day camp)

Aug 08 to Aug 11, 2017

1 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $200.00

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available

Aug 14 to Aug 18, 2017

2 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00
Race Team - 29 er

Training is Wednesday nights with coached racing on Thursdays.

Discounts do not apply to this program.

May 10 to Aug 31, 2017

3 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $600.00 plus GST(5%)
Race Team - Laser

Training is Wednesday nights with coached racing on Thursdays.

Discounts do not apply to this program.

May 10 to Aug 31, 2017

6 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $600.00 plus GST(5%)
Race Team - Opti

Training is Monday nights with coached racing on Thursdays.

Discounts do not apply to this program.

May 08 to Aug 31, 2017

6 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $600.00
Water Sports Camp

This camp will encompass sailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. Suitable for children 7 to 17 years of age.

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available

Jul 17 to Jul 21, 2017

16 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available

Aug 28 to Sep 01, 2017

20 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00
Wet Feet

Introduction to sailing and water safety for children 5 and 6 years of age.

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available

Jul 03 to Jul 07, 2017

4 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $250.00

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm - before and after care available (4 day camp)

Aug 08 to Aug 11, 2017

3 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $200.00
Calgary Yacht Club

Calgary Yacht Club

635 E Chestermere Dr, Chestermere

Laurie Dunn

403-272-3300