Youth Camp

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    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 enjoy kaykaing and adore the unique San Francisco waterfront.

    A week-long fun activities starts from June through August. The program is designed for age 8 and up. There is so much to do, so little time. We will catch Splash Hits, say hi to harbor seals, learn how to tie a knot, and race each other for fun. Life jacket is worn at all times near the water.

    All the equipment is provided. Join early and get discounts.

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    Reservation
    See “Reserve Trip & Class” page. Choose “Youth Camp” and reserve your date and time.
     
    Dates
    Each program starts Mondays in June through August
    Please see Reservation calendar for available weeks
     

    Hours
    9AM to 3PM is reserved for regular program.
    Drop-off is 8:30am-9am.
    Pick up is 3pm-4pm. Additional charge applies after 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
    • Instructors are Fisrt Aid and CPR certified
    • 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
      • There will be 3-4 trips to various destinations based on conditions and paddlers’ ability.

     

    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.