Summer

AYC Junior Sailing Summer Program 2018

IMPORTANT DATES

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

6/18 - 6/29

7/9 - 7/20

7/23 - 8/3

8/6 - 8/17

*No class the week of July 4th (July 2 - 6)


Registration will open for AYC Members on February 13th and on March 13th for JAM Members.
For more information on classes, click the links below:

Creek Critters | Powerboat Certification | Sea Squirts
Beginner Optimist | Intermediate Optimist
Aquatic Adventure | Beginner 420 | Intermediate 420 | Adventure Boating
Chesapeake Race Teams: Optimist Chesapeake (Green Fleet) | Chesapeake 420
Race Teams: Optimist | Laser | C420
Click here to see the 2017 Summer Program Brochure.
Not a member? Click here to become a JAM.

Refund Policy
AYC wilrefund the registration fee minus a cancellation fee ($4.95 plus a 3.95% of the registration fee) until May 16th. If you drop out of your program after the session’s start date, you wilnot be granted a refund. No Refund will be granted unless the spot can be filled by another sailor for the class you are seeking a refund in. 



Creek Critters

Ages: 5-6
Time: Monday- Friday (9am-noon)
Session Dates: 6/19-6/23, 6/26-6/30, 7/3-7/7 (4 Day Session), 7/10-7/14, 7/17-7/21, 7/24-28, 7/31-8/4, 8/7-8/11
Member-$265 JAM-$320
These popular one-week sessions are designed to introduce the sailors to have fun on and around the water. Activities are designed to build confidence on the water and include sailing in Optimists & J22s, padding, crafts, and games. Children must have completed at one year of kindergarten before the start of class. Students are encouraged to bring a snack and a water bottle. Students will be given a very basic swim check, while wearing a life jacket, to assess their comfort level in and around the water. This will not be a swim test and beginner swimmers are invited to participate in the program; life jackets will be provided and worn at all times.
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Powerboat Certification

Ages: 13-18
Time: Monday-Friday (9am-noon)
Session Dates: 6/19-6/23 & 6/26-30
Member-$355 JAM-$435
This hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boat handling skills. No previous experience is required! Powerboat certification done in Club-owned powerboats, run by US Powerboat instructors. Participants are excepted to take an exam to receive US Powerboating Certification at the end of the course.
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Sea Squirts

Ages 7-8
Time: Monday-Friday (1pm-4pm)
Session Dates: 6/19-6/30, 7/3-7/14 (No Class on 4th), 7/17-7/28, 7/31-8/11
Member-$520 JAM-$635
This fun with boats course is a two-week long, half day program designed to teach the basics of sailing while also participating in other fun on-the-water activities like kayaking and paddle boarding. Students will be given a very basic swim check, while wearing a life jacket, to assess their comfort level in and around the water. This will not be a swim test and beginner swimmers are invited to participate in the program; life jackets will be provided and worn at all times.
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Beginner Optimist

Ages 8-11
Time: Monday-Friday (9am-noon)
Session Dates: 6/19-6/30, 7/3-7/14 (No Class on 4th), 7/17-7/28, 7/31-8/11
Member-$425 JAM-$520
This course will teach the basics of rigging a boat, basic boat handling, sailing fundamentals, seamanship (knots, weather, etc.), sportsmanship, and water safety. A basic introduction to the sport of sailing. Instruction is done in Club-owned Optimists. Sailors are paired with one another and learn the basics of steering, trimming the sail, and balancing the boat in an exciting, hands-on way.
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Intermediate Optimist

Ages 9-12
Time: Monday-Friday (1pm-4pm)
Session Dates: 6/19-6/30, 7/3-7/14 (No Class on 4th), 7/17-7/28, 7/31-8/11
Member-$425 JAM-$520
This course is for sailors who have completed the beginner Optimist Course and want to continue their progression. Instruction is done in Club-owned Optimists with 1 sailor per boat. By completion, sailors will be able to sail on all points of sail in most wind speeds, know all parts of the boat, and tie basic knots. The goal being to better prepare students for our Opti Green program and future sailing.
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Aquatic Adventure

Ages:8-12
Times: Monday-Friday 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm
Session Dates: 6/19-6/30, 7/3-7/14 (No Class on 4th), 7/17-7/28, 7/31-8/11
Member-$425 JAM-$520
This class will use a variety of water activities such as paddleboards, kayaks, keelboats, Open Bics, and STEM modules to have a great time on and near the water! This class pairs well for those sailors choosing to participate in either Beginner or Intermediate Optimist half day classes.
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Beginner 420

Ages: 12-15
Time: 9am-4pm
Session Dates: 6/19-6/30, 7/3-7/14 (No Class on 4th), 7/17-7/28, 7/31-8/11
Members-$840 JAM-$1045
This course is for older and larger sailors who are new to sailing, or younger sailors with some experience but who are new to the 420. Course includes basics of rigging a 420, basic boat handling, seamanship (knots, weather, etc.), sportsmanship, and water safety. Instruction is done in Club-owned C420’s with 2 sailors per boat.
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Intermediate 420

Ages: 13-16
Time: 9am-4pm
Session Dates: 6/19-6/30, 7/3-7/14 (No Class on 4th), 7/17-7/28, 7/31-8/11
Members-$840 JAM-$1045
This course is for sailors who have completed the Beginner 420 course and want to continue their progression. Instruction is done in Club-owned 420s with 2 sailors per boat. By the end of the course, sailors will have been introduced to the spinnaker, trapeze, and more advanced boat handling techniques. This class will not participate in regattas.
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Adventure Boating

Ages: 12-17
Time: 9am-4pm
Session Dates: 6/19-6/30, 7/3-7/14 (No Class on 4th), 7/17-7/28, 7/31-8/11
Members-$840 JAM-$1045
This course is designed for those who want to be on the water but aren’t necessarily interested in racing. Adventure Boaters will be introduced to a variety of boats including: 420s, keelboats, O’Pen Bics, kayaks, paddleboards. The class includes fishing and STEM modules. It will also explore navigation, boat mechanics, environmental awareness, and will take power and sailboat trips to local points of interest. This class is perfect for the child that loves the water and experiencing it in a variety of ways.
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Chesapeake Race Teams

Optimist Chesapeake (Green Fleet)

Ages:8-15
Time: 10am-4pm
Prerequisite: Under 15, wants to learn how to race, and coach’s approval
1/2 Summer: Member-$1215 JAM-$1510
Full Summer: Member-$1940 JAM-$2410
This program requires a slid understanding of Optimist sailing and provides an introduction to racing and race equipment. Coaches will cover all aspects of racing on and off the water. The team will travel to and compete in several local Chesapeake Bay regattas and sailors will have the option to travel to national events. Boat ownership is required. A limited number of charters are available through AYC.
Click Here for Summer Schedule
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Chesapeake 420

Ages:13-18
Time: 10am-4pm
1/2 Summer: Member-$1215 JAM-$1510
Full Summer: Member-$1940 JAM-$2410
The 420 Chesapeake Race Team is a developmental team that bridges the gap between Intermediate 420 and the 420 Race Team. Sailors in this program will develop their racing ability, C420 knowledge, and expertise in the use of spinnaker and trapeze. If sailors do not have a skipper/crew pairing, they will be assigned a position by their coach. The team will travel to and compete in several local Chesapeake Bay Regattas. Boat ownership is recommended but not required. Otherwise, Club-owned 420s can be used, and a limited number of charters are available through AYC.
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Race Teams

Optimist

Ages:10-15
Time: 11am-5pm
Prerequisite: Under 15 and coach’s approval
Member-$2330 JAM-$2920
Sailors in the Optimist Race Team will refine their racing skills and represent AYC in regattas around the Bay, nationally, and internationally. As with all of our programs, there will be a focus on the Corinthian Spirit and being positive role models on and off the water. The team will focus on USODA events and will also travel to local events when possible. Boat ownership is required. A limited number of charters are available through AYC.
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Laser

Ages:14-18
Time: 12pm-5pm
Member-$2330 JAM-$2920
Prerequisite: Coach’s approval
The Laser Team will refine their racing skills and represent AYC while competing in regattas around the Bay and country, with a focus on competing in the major summer regattas. As with all of our programs, there will be a focus for the Laser Team on the Corinthian Spirit and being positive role models on and off the water. The Laser Team can include 4.7's, Radial, and Full rigs. Boat ownership is required.
Click Here for Potential Laser Schedule
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C420

Ages: 14-18
Time: 12pm-5pm
Member-$2330 JAM-$2920
Prerequisite: Coach’s approval
The 420 Race Team will refine their racing skills and represent AYC while competing in regattas around the Bay and country, with a focus on competing in the major C420 summer regattas. As with all of our programs, there will be a focus for the 420 Race Team on the Corinthian Spirit and being positive role models on and off the water. Boat ownership is recommended but not required. Otherwise, Club-owned 420s can be used, and a limited number of charters are available through AYC.
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