Youth Camps

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Summer Day Camps

Designed for youth between the ages of 10 and 18, our five-day youth sailing and kayaking camps are affordable and fun. These affordable camps – taught by certified instructors – go from Monday through Friday at 9am until 3pm or 4pm, and we provide the boats and related equipment required to participate.

Youth Camps

Sailing Camp

Young sailors will learn boating safety, knot tying, points of sail and other sailing skills in our small, one-person Optimist sailboats.

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Beginner Kayak Camp

Young paddlers will learn the kayaking basics, strokes, and rescues – and even take a paddle up Beaver Creek!

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Intermediate Kayak Camp

Building on the skills learned in our beginner kayak camp, we'll introduce kayak touring and go on an overnight camping trip.

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Advanced Kayak Camp

Navigation, group management, and skills refinement will be our focus – culminating with an ACA skills certification.

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Reviews

  • Jason King

    Knowledgeable & Friendly

    Had an absolute blast with these young guides! They were knowledgeable, and friendly. Got to learn about Newport's commercial fishing fleet, and more. Great, and fun experience all around. And a great opportunity to support a local nonprofit focused on young adult education.

    Laurel Elizabeth

    Great Kayak Tour

    The guided kayak tour was a lot of fun! It was such a great way to experience Yaquina Bay, and getting up close to the fishing boats and sea lions was really cool. I need more of that in my life.

    Laurel Elizabeth
  • Jess Thomas

    Amazing Opportunity

    We live in a small town, and I had no idea my children would be able to have experiences that people in larger cities dream of having. They have had knowledgeable and kind instructors. I have never worried about my children when they were in the care of OBF instructors. Thanks for this incredible opportunity!

    Cindy Thomas
    Michelle Schaffer

    Incredible Program

    My son has not only learned skills to last him a lifetime but he has had fun doing it. He has made lasting friendships, developed confidence on the water and most importantly knows how to be safe. There is no better place to learn to sail or kayak and no better people to do it with!

    Michelle Schaffer
  • Ty Tabor

    Excellent

    I completed two sea kayak classes in 2017, and plan to attend another in 2018. I highly recommend the Oregon Boating Foundation, and my instructor Tom Murphy. You will be knowledgeable, confident, and competent when you're done.

    Ty Tabor
    Jason & Yoshimi Tomono-Duval

    Fun & Informative

    Just prepare… these instructors will transfer their life-long love of water sport into your kids' mind! They are also seriously helpful for age appropriate skill development.

    Jason & Yoshimi Tomono-Duval

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