- Our mission is to give our students the basic skills needed for a lifelong enjoyment of the sport of sailing, within a fun-filled and low pressure environment.
PLEASE NOTE: Every child/adult should be able to tread water for at least 10 minutes and swim in a lake comfortably. Coast guard approved lifejackets and non-marring footwear are required.
An Authorization form needs to be on file at GLSS with parent's signature and initials. Please download 2013 GLSS Authorization Form and give to GLSS Staff prior to start of class(s) for each sailing student.
WHAT EACH SAILOR WILL NEED:
• Coast guard approved, well fitting, lifejacket
• Non-marring, waterproof footwear
• Water bottle
• Appropriate sailing clothing, including an extra t-shirt and a wind breaker. (sweatpants and/or sweatshirts - ON LAND USE ONLY).
• NO JEANS
“SKILLS” SAILING PROGRAMS
- Designed as a one-week session
program for sailors 8 to 16 years old. We instruct and focus on developing sailing and advanced skills. Instruction is done on optis, X-boats and 420's, depending on abilities.
PROGRAM STRUCTURE - Each camp runs for one week, Monday through Thursday and session per day is scheduled from 12:45 pm to 2:45 pm. Fridays mornings from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm are race day for any sailors registered in the 2013 summer camps.
INTRO TO SAILING PROGRAMS
Specially designed for children just out of Kindergarten to 8 years old. Camps run for one week, beginning in mid-morning. Friday mornings are set for concluding as the racing day. Intro to Sailing focuses on the basics for kids to begin having fun while sailing. The programs run for five 1 week Camps. Instruction for Intro to Sailing is done only on optis.
PROGRAM STRUCTURE - Each camp runs weekly of the 5 weeks for the sailing program season and sailors are taught between 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Friday morning from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm will be the racing day.
Intro to Sailing:
Intro To Sailing 1 - 7/1/2013
Intro To Sailing 2 - 7/8/2013
Intro To Sailing 3 - 7/15/2013
Intro To Sailing 4 - 7/22/2013
Intro To Sailing 5 - 7/29/2013
Sailing Skills 1 - 7/1/2013
Sailing Skills 2 - 7/8/2013
Sailing Skills 3 - 7/15/2013