Youth Lessons & Camps


Kelowna Yacht Club has a vibrant youth sailing program. Sailing courses are taught by certified Sail Canada instructors and follow the CANSail standards, which allow student to learn at their own pace, in a fun and safe environment. Sailors as young as 4 years old can learn to sail!

Go! Day Camps 

registerThis full-day Go! camp is a great way for those aged 7 to 17 to test the waters and try kayaking, sailing and paddleboarding!  Time:  9am – 4pm.

Day camps are available every day from July 4-29 and August 4-26. Price:  $40/day

Youth Sailing Lessonsregister

Wet Feet – 4 to 6 years

All the basics of sailing and water activities in a fun and simple environment. Smiles guaranteed for the little ones we love. Monday-Friday,  9am – 12pm.
Price:  One week $100,  Two weeks $155,  Three weeks $225

July 11-15
July 18-22
July 25-29
August 8-12
August 15-19
August 22-26

CANSail Optimist – 7 to 11 years

Enjoy the fun of sailing in the Optimist boat, discover a sport that you will love! Whether you are an experienced sailor or a complete beginner. Monday-Friday,  9am – 4pm.
Price:  One week $255, Two weeks $430, Three weeks $615

Dates: Starting every Monday for the summer, first one on July 4.

registerCANSail 1, 2, 3 – 12 to 17 years

Register for 15 to 17 years old

You never sailed before or you’re already an avid sailor, this course is for you! You will learn or perfect your skills in Lasers and Flying Juniors, and get your Sail Canada certification. Monday-Friday,  9am – 4pm
Price: One week $260, Two weeks $440, three weeks $635

Dates: Starting every Monday for the summer, first one on July 4.

Teen Keelboat – 12 to 17 years

Register for 12 to 14 years old
Register for 15 to 17 years old

Enjoy the fun of sailing on a 25-foot keelboat and work towards becoming a competent skipper. Monday – Friday 9 am – 4pm 

Price: $300/week

July 18-22
August 15-19 

registerPrivate/Group – 4 to 17 years

Sail, kayak, windsurf, paddle board, perfect birthday party or day activity. Two-hours session

1 student:   $70
2 students:  $45 each
3-4 students:  $30 each
5+:  $15 each