Summer Camp: Sailing Program for Kids at the North East River Yacht Club

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Weekly “Learn to Sail” sessions held from June 17th through August 15th.

Sailing Camp at the North East River Yacht Club

Another great day at Sailing Camp!

Building confidence and self-reliance through sailing, boat handling, and the art of seamanship

North East River Yacht Club offers a weekly summer camp program for junior sailors, ages 7-18. The program encourages young sailors to experience the joy of sailing and teaches the essential elements of boat handling, seamanship, water safety skills, and racing in a safe and fun environment. Camps are held Monday through Thursdays, 9:00am – 4:00pm, from June 17th through August 15th.

The club’s fleet of Sunfish, Lasers, and Optimist dinghies allow a great deal of hands-on training in the sheltered waters of the North East River. Sailors are also welcome to bring and use their own boat. The program offers instruction at all levels – beginners, intermediate, and advanced racing.

Instructors are CPR and First Aid certified and hold U.S. Sailing Instructor certification.

NERYC’s Summer Sailing Program is open to everyone. The NERYC web site ( has full program details and application forms. Supervised care is available from 8:30am to 4:30pm. To maintain a quality program, participation is limited and registration is on a first come, first served basis.

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