”It is our belief that every child has the ability
and should have the opportunity
to learn how to SAIL
and become an ambitious, skilled,
and active sailor for the rest of their lifetimes.“
– Capt. Mike Janota
AGES 8-18 YEARS
YOUTH SAILING CAMPS
Young sailors will learn to maneuver and sail the following boats during their camp stay: Optimist, Sunfish, Laser Picos, Lasers, Hobie Catamarans and Flying Juniors
Sea star base galveston offers a 5 day sailing camp available for youth ages 8 and up.
While learning the fundamentals of sailing such as parts of the sailboat, rigging, points of sail, steering maneuvers and sail trim; campers practice their skills out on the sheltered waters of Offats Bayou. More advanced students focus on developing good form, practicing strategies and challenging each other around different race courses throughout the camp.
The Youth Sailing Program at
Sea Star Base Galveston is unlike
any other youth program in the country.
Children are taught by our highly skilled staff at a world class sailing facility but the benefits do not end there.
In the Youth Sailing program, children learn stewardship of our oceans, coasts, and communities; they are heavily mentored by our dedicated volunteers and learn physical, social skills, critical thinking and teamwork skills that will carry them throughout life.
Sea Star Base Galveston offers various membership programs for individuals and families that provide access to exciting events and activities as well as our extensive state-of-the-art marine facility. College, high school, and junior high level students can enjoy a discounted annual membership of only $200.00
Student memberships include:
Year Round Sailing
Schooner Sunday Excursions
Wednesday Night Racing
Swimming Pool use for events
Sand Volley Ball Court
Discounts on Classes, Seminars,
Ship Store, Special Events and
Invitation to Member Only Events.
If you have questions or concerns about Sea Star Base Galveston's Youth Sailing Program, please contact Clement Jardin.