Welcome to the Sudbury Yacht Club's Sailing School Day Camp home page.
The Sudbury Yacht Club’ Sailing School offers hand's on sailing lessons for both youth and adults. Programs meet the CANSAIL national teaching standards. Learning to sail at the Sudbury Yacht Club prepares you to sail anywhere in the world.
Youth sailing camps run for five days from 9 am to 4 pm daily.
The day camp provides an opportunity for your children to explore sailing on beautiful Ramsey Lake, and in our clubhouse classroom.
The program focuses on having fun, safe sailing using our fleet of 2 person 420 dinghies.
Through these experiences, the participants will become familiar with basic sailing and allow them to be certified as CANSAIL sailors.
2020 Youth Camp Schedule - ages 9 to 15
Sessions start June 29th and end Aug. 21st.
1 week Camp (introduction)
|June 29 - July 03*||register for session YC1|
|July 06 - July 10||register for session YC2|
|July 13 - July 17||register for session YC3|
|July 20 - July 24||register for session YC4|
|July 27 - July 31||register for session YC5|
|August 03 - August 07||register for session YC6|
|August 10 - August 14||register for session YC7|
|August 17 - August 21||register for session YC8|
|August 24 - August 28||register for session YC9|
2 week Camp (recommended)
|June 29 - July 10*||register for session YW1|
|July 13 - July 24||register for session YW2|
|July 27 - August 07||register for session YW3|
|August 10 - August 21||register for session YW4|
You can check course availability and register using the secure checklick online service at Sudbury Yacht Club Sailing School Checklick Registration
- RESPECT of others, procedures, rules and our equipment; be a good sport!
- SAFETY in all what we do;
- TEAM WORK because it is a lot more fun!
- INCLUSIVENESS because each person has unique abilities, and everyone can learn.
- To be SAFE
- To have FUN
- To develop SKILLS
Safety comes first when on the water which is why all Sailing School instructors are CANSAIL certified.
The instructors will also, once you've completed a course, register you in the CANSAIL national database. This will allow you to demonstrate your sailing certification at any other participating Sailing School/Club.
- Students must know how to swim and be comfortable in the water;
- Students must have a Ministry of Transportation or Canadian Coast Guard approved Personal Floatation Device (PDF)/life jacket that fits properly;
- Students should bring to class every day appropriate: swim-wear, towels, waterproof sunscreen, hat, sunglasses and closed-toed shoes that can get wet;
- A refillable water bottle;
- A long sleeve shirt (synthetic) is recommended to protect from the sun;
- Have at least one complete change of dry clothes;
- Dress for the forecasted weather (but try to avoid anything cotton): jacket, rainwear, windproof jacket;
- Students are required to bring their own peanut free lunches; Food is not available on the property.
More information is provided in this handy Parents/Guardians’ guide to the SYC Sailing CampWe ask that you, as a parent or guardian, review this information and sign the release forms included in the document prior to your first course.
The SYC, as part of its safety program, requests that you review the following concussion awareness information.
- Ontario government concussion awareness for ages 10 and under webpage
- Ontario government concussion awareness for ages 15 and under webpage
The SYC follows the Sail Canada approved concussion protocol.