Kids Sailing Course (Ages 6-15)

Posted on May 16, 2009

Experience the thrill of sailing with the Cultus Lake Sailing Club!
Cultus Lake Sailing Club
Children aged 6 to 15 will learn the basics of sailing in a unique environment focusing on fun and boating safety. Participants will learn some terminology, knots and how to sail by means of games and activities both on and off the water. 7ft Optimist sailboats as well as kayaks will be used in the program. By the end of the course, students will be able to safely sail and kayak on their own! In addition to these skills, the program develops confidence and leadership in all of its participants. No experience is necessary and you do not have to be a member.

Mobile Optimist Sailing School – Cultus Lake (ages 6 – 15):
Date: June 29 – July 3
Time: 9 – 3:30 pm
Fee: $250, includes tax and activity book. Note: fees are tax deductible
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KidSport is offering several $200 bursaries to families in each community. Please view funding application for more information.

Location of courses: Cultus Lake Sailing Club (foot of Sunnyside Blvd. and turn left)

Contact Information: Christine Masson
Cultus Lake Sailing Club
242 First Ave.
Cultus Lake, BC, V2R 4Y9
Tel: (604) 858-8678
E-mail: massaak@telus.net

What should I bring to the sailing course?

BC Sailing in partnership with your local sailing club will provide all the necessary equipment including life jackets. The sailors will need to bring:

* water bottle
* lunch
* sunscreen
* hat
* appropriate clothing for the weather (rain or shine). Note: temperatures on the water are often much cooler than on land
* closed-toe shoes (ie – old runners or Aquasocks)
* a change of clothes (you will get wet)
* towel

Looking for accommodation while your kids attend their Sailing Summer Camp? Cultus Lake Cottages is an amazing vacation resort, with stunning vacation rentals by owner (vrbo) that beats cabin rentals hands down. Make the upgrade to a 5 star vacation resort, complete with clubhouse, fitness room, 2 swimming pools, 2 hot tubs, media room, games room, kids crafts room and much much more, at the Cottages at Cultus Lake

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