Set Sail for Adventure The South Shore Yacht Club Junior program offers youth in the greater Milwaukee area the opportunity to learn the life-long skill of sailing on Lake Michigan.
Experienced instructors (many who have graduated from the SSYC Junior’s Sailing School) teach you everything from rigging your boat to smoothly tacking lake swells in competitions.
What you’ll learn:
Confidence in and around water
Nuances of wind speed and direction
Skipper leadership fundamentals
Championship competition techniques
Who can register
All youth ages 8 to 18 are welcome to enroll in sailing school. Prior sailing experience is not required for beginner classes.
Parents/guardians do NOT need to be members of South Shore Yacht Club. Boat ownership is also not required/expected.
Membership in the SSYC Junior Program is required to participate in sailing lessons. Membership is $50 and is automatically applied to the lesson costs at the time of registration.
Schedule and dates
Classes run for eight weeks, June through August.
Registration: April 1, 2024 - April 30, 2024
Registrations after May 1, 2024 incur a late fee of $50.
Pricing Pricing for the 2024 season is yet to be determined but historically costs range between $550 and $750 depending on class level. Financial aid/scholarships are available. Please contact the Junior Advisor at email@example.com for more information and the application.