An opportunity to master Sailing, Canoeing, Windsurfing, and Kayaking
Olympia’s personalized Aqua Sports development program is Canada’s first resident summer aqua sports camp with 30 years of experience running fun and challenging aqua sports programs
What makes our summer Aqua Sports Community of Everyday Heroes Unique?
Your experience will develop you as an aquatics athlete and as an individual in and out of the water and will leave you feeling part of a Community of Everyday Heroes.
Our summer long, well-trained and qualified waterfront staff/coaches under the guidance of our experienced waterfront and small craft directors who are extremely passionate about young development in and out of the water while providing progressive skill development, practice, and fun activities.
All Olympia Coaches implement Canada’s Long Term Athletic Development Model that provides an optimal training environment for camper athletes based on their developmental age and specified phases of loading drills and learning.
From basic operation principles to advanced performance techniques. Safety on board and on the waterways. Pleasure and competitive sailing skills. Solo and partner sailing skills on Laser and CL16 sailboats.
The most exciting fun sport taught literally from the ground up at both introductory and advanced performance levels in water and land simulated instructions. Special instructions on rules and safety measures as well as equipment care. Skill evaluation.
Canoeing and Kayaking
Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced level training. Safety in, on, and around canoes and kayaks. The rules of the water. Partner and solo canoeing. All skills and safety evaluations by coaches.
High-Level Aqua Sports Development in a Traditional Camp Setting
On top of 5-6 hours of great aqua sports development a day, campers will enjoy all the beauty of a traditional camp and its programs, for a truly unique experience.
Our Summer Staff
Our summer camp staff always makes sure that all campers are safe, supported, and valued. Each camper will be in a cabin of 9- 12 people with 2 highly trained counsellor staff.
Up to 30 hours of formal and 'hands on' training on all 4 types of boats
Opportunities to specialize in an area of interest
Ability matched personalized instruction in groups of 6 or less
Multiples of every craft on site
Skills contests, water games, regatta, canoe orienteering and aquathon
Fabulous waterfront facilities
- July 3 - July 9
- Ages 7 - 16
- July 10 - July 16
- Ages 7 - 16
- August 7 - August 13
- Ages 7 - 15
What to Bring
- 2 or 3 bathing suits
- Sandals that stay on feet (no flip flops)
- OPTIONAL: Life Jacket (labelled with your name)