Sailing Camp at Christchurch School

Summer Programs on the River at Christchurch School

The location is the Rappahannock River, 10 nautical miles from the open waters of the Chesapeake Bay. The school’s ideal location and its own marine science boats provide students with a hands-on opportunity to learn about the Bay.

imageIntroduction to Sailing – June 17 – July 14, 2012 – One Week Sessions No Experience Necessary

Under the direction of our highly trained staff campers will learn the basics of sailing techniques, rigging, points of sail, nautical terminology, and safety. In addition to hands-on instruction campers can expect to be introduced to knot tying, sail making, and the effects of the environmental conditions on the water.

Intermediate Sailing – June 17 – June 23, 2012 – Campers must have prior sailing experience

This is a fun week of sailing on the Rappahannock River. Spend the week brushing up on your techniques or learning new ones. Program will be catered to the experience level of campers. Trained staff will help campers increase skill level and comfort on the water.

Scallywag– June 24 – June 30, 2012 & July 8 – 14, 2012 – Campers must have prior sailing experience or 1 week at CCS sailing camp

Explore the wonders of the Rappahannock River!! Sail in search of buried treasure!! Sail across the river and enjoy lunch on the banks of the distant shore. This camp is designed for campers with prior experience in a sail boat!! No need to be an expert our highly trained staff will be there to help you along the way.

Racing!! – July 8 – 14, 2012 – Campers must have prior sailing experience or 1 week at CCS sailing camp

Spend the week learning racing techniques in a fun non-competitive racing environment. On Friday enjoy your first regatta with fellow campers. Highly trained collegiate sailors provide instruction and guidance.

Christchurch fleet includes: Laser, Club 420, Force 5, and Lightning sail boats.


  • For ages 8-15
  • 1 to 4 Weeks
  • Coed Boarding and Day
  • Weeks of June 17 – July 14, 2012
  • Limited to 40 kids


49 Seahorse Lane Christchurch, VA 23031

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