LTS MISSION

Our goal is to introduce youth to our community and the joy of sailing. To develop seamanship skills from a young age. To learn more about our history and values see the “History” tab on our website’s menu.

LTS PROGRAMS

We offer several learn to sail and race summer camp options for children ages 7 and up to 16 old. We encourage our older teens and more experienced sailors to start Counselor In Training (CIT) opportunities this year.

2021 REGISTRATION

Our Summer Camp will reflect the changes made to the school schedule due to Covid-19 and will follow national protocol.

Our Covid-19 Policy

Summer Program Offerings

NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Campers: Small Fry, Adventure Days, Beginner Level 1 and Intermediate/Advanced Programs

Sailboats: Sunfish, Optimist, 420, Laser, O’Pen BIC

Location: Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, Beaufort, South Carolina

Camp Activities: SAILING! And other water activities like paddle boarding, kayaking, swimming, and wind surfing (on a per lesson basis).

Times: TBD

The Learn to Sail Camp Programs

Beginner Learn to Sail

This class is for our newest sailors ages 8 to 16 years old who have never sailed before OR sailors who need a refresher.

THIS YEAR ALL CAMPERS WILL SIGN UP UNDER THE SAME REGISTRATION LINK AND INDICATE THEIR SAILING EXPERIENCE ON THE SUMMER CAMP APPLICATION.

COUNSELORS WILL DECIDE TO MOVE YOU UP BASED ON DEMONSTRATED SKILL.

Optis will be used for any person under 125 lbs.

*All participants must pass a swim test.

*All instructors will be trained in working with children with learning disabilities.

Intermediate/Advanced Dinghy Sailing & Racing

These sailors, selected by their camp counselors or who have been sailing throughout the 2020 school year on the Opti course, will build on the basics learned focus on right of way, course navigation, and racing skills.

*All participants must pass a swim test

*All instructors will be trained in working with children with learning disabilities

Racing

This is not a separate class this summer, but those who are racing in the summer program afternoons might advance to fall and winter programs at BCSB.

We will have have scrimmages, clinics, on land and water tutorials, and focus on advanced rules and racing concepts.

The program will also consist of guest lecturers and video-based learning concepts.

This runs for the duration of the summer and feeds into High School Sailing & the Beaufort Race Team (Traveling Team).

New 2021: Adventure Days

(7-9 years old)

Add on Adventure Days to your LTS experience on weekends!

Adventure sailing for youth ages 7-9 years old: Get a chance to excursion around our local Beaufort Area & take day sailing trips to a sandbar or nearby beach with safety boat and instructorship!

Skills Learned: social emotional development, basic parts of the boat, wind & weather basics, local geography.

** MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM**

*All participants must pass a swim test

*All instructors will be trained in working with children with learning disabilities

New 2021: Small Fry Program

(5-6 years old)

The Small Fry Program is an exposure and introduction to water sports and learning about our local ecosystem.

Taught by teachers and our sailing/summer camp instructors: this is a 3 day experience for ages 5 & 6 years old on land and water.

We will be on land, at the edge of the river, in the pool, and on the water with adult supervision and a buddy system.

*MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM*

*All participants must pass a swim test

*All instructors will be trained in working with children with learning disabilities

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