Summer Camp

    Join a youth summer camp
     

    Youth Camp
     
    Learn kayaking in a fun environment. The fun times they have will become a life-long memory. At all times they will be surrounded by fun loving people who enjoykaykaing and adore the unique San Francisco waterfront.
    A week-long fun activities starts from June for age 8 and up.
    There is so much to do, so little time. We will catch Splash Hits, say hi to harbor seals and sea lions, learn how to tie a knot, and yes, play on the water too. There is a visit to the Aquarium of the bay also.
    Life jacket is worn at all times near the water.
    All the equipment is provided. Join early and get discounts.
     
    Reservation
    See “Reserve Trip & Class” page. Choose “Youth Camp” and reserve your date and time.
     
    Dates
    July 14th through July 18th
     
    Hours
    9AM to 4PM
     
    Prerequisite

    • Youth between the age of 8 and 18.
    • No previous kayaking experience is required.
    • Swimming ability is recommended but not required.

     
    Highlights

    • Week-long program from June through August
    • Convenient location at South Beach Harbor(next to AT&T Park)
    • World-class scenery and equipment
    • Program developed by ACA, BCU, ICU certified instructors
    • World-class scenery and equipment

     
    You will learn;

    • Kayaking
    • Being near water
    • Practical knots
    • Outdoor weather elements
    • Communications
    • Leadership
    • Working in a team environment

     
    Program Topics

      Kayaking Skills
      • Basic kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddle boarding
      • Seakayaking skills with rudder
      • Re-entries and rescues
      • Advanced paddling techniques
      • Fitness paddling, training and racing
      Seamanship
      • Weather, tides, currents, wind
      • Knots, boating rules and regulations
      • Safety on the water
      Marine Wildlife
      • Environment ecosystem
      • Marine mammals and fish in the bay
      • Migratory and resident birds
      Healthy Lifestyle
      • Diet
      • Avoiding injury
      • Staying fit
      Trips
      • McCovey Cove and Giants game
      • Lefty O’Doul Drawbridge
      • Bay Bridge and Cupid’s Arrow
      • Aquarium of the Bay
      • Pier 39 sea lion habitat
      • There will be 3-4 trips to various destinations based on conditions and paddlers’ ability.

     
    Registration Fee Schedule

    • $299 by March 30th
    • $349 from April 1st
    • $399 from May 1st

     

    Refund, Change, Cancellation Policy

    7 DAY POLICY – You can change or cancel a reservation up to 7 days before the event. 20% daily deduction afterwards. After which you will be charged up to $20 per person for change or cancellation.

    Weather related cancellation is possible. You may have scheduled a Rain Date or we refund all charges.
     

    Participant Information

    Common questions and answers for the participants can be found from Participant-Information