2018 Youth Classes at a glance:

  • Juniors classes are for ages 10-11.
  • Levels 1, 2 and 3 are for minors aged 12-adult.
  • Youths sail two students to a boat, with instructors coaching from powerboats.
  • Pairs of Juniors and Level 1 students are accompanied in their boats by an older JYS Junior Instructor (a Level 2 or 3 student who volunteers to help with intro classes).
  • All classes are one week long (unless noted). Juniors are half days (mornings) 8:15-11:45 (drop off after 8:00, pick up before noon). Level 1s are half days (afternoons) 1:15-4:45, drop off after 1:00, pick up before 5:00. Level 2 and Level 3 long-day classes are 9:00-3:00, drop off after 8:45 and pick up before 3:15, and include a lunch time (send a lunch!).
  • Juniors and Level 1 classes are $170. Level 2 and Level 3 classes are $210.
  • Scholarships are available!
  • Classes meet at the Juneau Yacht Club. Map.
  • Send your kids with a standard life jacket that fits. We have some loaners, but not enough for all.
  • Students wear drysuits provided by JYS while on the water. A swim test and a capsize drill will take place on Day One.
  • See the full class descriptions to decide for what classes your child should register.

[Registration links are on the right]