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
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    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