The Quannapowitt Yacht Club Youth Sailing Program is a registered children’s summer day camp with the Town of Wakefield’s Board of Health.  The sailing program enrolls students starting at 8 years of age and entering third grade to high school. This is a fun way to learn to sail with kids from different communities.

The sailing program offers one and two week sessions taught in accordance with the US Sailing Small Boat Sailor Certification System, starting on June 22nd.

First year sailors  aged 8-11 have an option of signing up for a “Try-It” program which is offered in the 1st week during our two week  sailing sessions.  The 2nd week can then be added, if desired.   

Camp hours are from 9AM to 4PM Monday through Friday.

Sessions for Summer 2020

Session 1:     June 22 -June 26 ** SPECIAL ONE WEEK SESSION

Session 2:    June 29 -July 10

Session 3:    July 13- July 24

Session 4:   July 27 – August 7


1 Week Try-It program tuition:    $375 for non-members and $325 for QYC members.   Only first-time beginner students under the age of 12 are eligible for the Try-It week.

2 Week Sailing program tuition:   $650  for non-members and $550  for QYC members. 


Registration opens March 5th  with priority given to returning sailors who enrolled in the 2019 program.  Click on REGISTER to fill out and submit the registration form online.  Upon receipt of your online registration, an invoice will be emailed to you through PayPal.  Payment is due on May 15th with an early bird discount of $25 if paid by April 15th. Payment may be made online or by check.

The required FORMS are due by May 15th and may be emailed to: or sent to:  QYC YSP  PO Box 1744   Wakefield, MA 01880.

Please note that a  copy of your child’s physical and immunization records are required and must be up to date within the 18 months of their camp session.  A swim test for first time campers must be completed and signed by a Certified Lifeguard.

For more details click on: 

2020 QYC Youth Sailing Brochure

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