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Youth Boating Programs

Do you or your organization run a youth boating program? We’d love to hear about it and help you spread the word.

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Welcome to the Discover Boating youth web portal, where you can search for the youth program that is right for your child. Youth boating organizations encourage family boating, teach safe boating practices and show kids the fun of recreational boating. Get your child involved today.

The skills your child will learn can provide a lifetime of happiness, personal fulfillment and safety on the water.

Search today for information on youth boating programs across the country.

Find a youth boating program near you:

St. Louis Sea Scout Ship 5001

16315 Idlewood Court
City: Chesterfield, MO
Phone: 314-260-7883

Event info

Originally started before WW II, Sea Scout ships (troops) were recruited as Naval Officers during war. Today, Ship 5001 provides interscholastic sailing to co-ed high school sailors (14 to 20 years old) Cost: $24/ year. includes liability insurance.

Bay Sea Scouts, Inc.

29560 Lake Road
City: Bay Village, Oh
Phone: 440-871-6106

Event info

Charter organization for Boy Scouts of America, Sea Scout Ship 0041.

Vermilion Boat Club Sail Camp

5416 Liberty Ave.
City: Vermilion, OH
Phone: 440-967-6634
Website: HTTP://

Event info

Ages 5 through 18 learning sailing, safe boating, seamanship, racing, boat handling and much more!

ACA | Canoe-Kayak-SUP-Raft-Rescue

503 Sophia St.
Suite 100
City: Fredericksburg, VA
Phone: 540-907-4460

Event info

The ACA is a member based, national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctionin

South Beach YC Youth Sailing

Pier 40, The Embarcadero
City: San Francisco, CA
Phone: (415) 495-2295
Email: —

Event info

If your child is age 9 to 17, can swim 50 yards, and is really interested, he or she can learn to sail with other kids their own age in a fun and safe environment on San Francisco Bay in Mc Covey Cove!

San Francisco YC Youth Program

98 Beach Road
City: Belvedere, CA
Phone: (415) 435-9133
Email: —

Event info

Youth Sailing at The San Francisco Yacht Club has a number of distinct components: Learn-to-Sail Instructional Programs, Race Teams, High School Racing, "All Age Programs," and Private Sessions are organized through the Youth Sailing Office.