Sailing Youth Camps

Join in on the Fun & become a Ragnot

HYC offers 8 weeks of summer camps each year starting the first week in June. There are four different camps offered with multiple sessions. Registration for each camp will open at the start of year. If you have questions regarding summer camps, email Laura at sailing@houstonyachtclub.com

*2021 dates will be Published January 2021

Spring Break Fun Camp
typically in March


Spring Break Fun camp is an opportunity for the group of kids to explore other water sport activities. Similar to the summer fun camp, the kids will get to choose between Sailing, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, and Fishing. These camps provide a fun introduction to sailing and water sports.

Overnight Camp
early June


Overnight camp is one of the popular camps each year. During Overnight camp the sailors get to explore sailing several different types of boats including 420s, lasers and sunfish. When they are not on the water they are enjoying moving night, games night, pool parties, crafts and so much more. Female campers stay on the third floor of the club in our hotel rooms, male campers camp out in the ball room. All meals are included in the camp fees.

Opti Sailing Camps
session through June and July


Opti Day camp is open to all skill levels of sailors from complete novice to advance. During the week the sailors will be split into their skill level.

Mini Sailors are beginner sailors ages 5-7; Orange sailors are beginner sailors ages 8 and above. During this day camp we will cover basic boat and sailing terminology, water safety and work on becoming comfortable and excited about being on the water. The two ago groups will be separate during chalk talks and on the water training.

Green Fleet Sailors are beginner racers. During this day camp we will focus on boat handling, racing skills and the rules of the road. Our entire group of sailors will work out together in the morning but then will be separated for chalk talks and on the water training.

RWB Fleet Sailors are intermediate and advanced opti sailors. We will focus on advanced boat handling as well as advanced race technique.

Summer Fun Camp
sessions through June and July


Summer Fun Camps are an opportunity for the group of kids to explore other water sport activities. Similar to the spring break camp, the kids will get to choose between Sailing, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, and Fishing. These camps provide a fun introduction to sailing and water sports.

Laser Sailing Camp
session through June and July

All skill levels welcome at our laser sailing camps, the sailor will be assessed and separated out into similar skill level on day one. Typically, beginner laser sailors are around the age of 13 and weigh at least 100 pounds