SUP: Stand Up Paddleboarding & Snorkeling Camp

We are happy to start our Sarasota Summer Camp! Everyone wants to windsurf and children learn easily with child-size equipment and lots of hands-on individualized expert coaching with Island Style’s professional coaches and practice. Campers will also experience stand-up paddling and snorkeling excursions to sandbars during light wind hours and an intro to kite flying, wind permitting. US Sailing Windsurfing Coach Laurel Kaiser has been teaching children to windsurf in Sarasota and on Maui for more than 20 years. Bring a nutritious lunch, snack and refillable water bottle. Wear water sports appropriate footwear. All equipment and PFD (personal flotation device - life jacket) is provided. Photo op and achievement awards Friday at noon. You must register through parks and rec website: https://parksonline.scgov.net

Parents, see your child windsurf in just few days

Contact Laurel Kaiser: 941.954.1009


Location: Ken Thompson Park
☼ Camp 1: June 16 to June 21, 2014
9:00am to 1pm
Ages: 8 to 15
Price: $350


☼ Camp 2: July 14 to July 18, 2014
9:00am to 1pm
Ages: 8 to 15
Price: $350


☼ Camp 3: July 28 to August 1, 2014
9:00am to 1pm
Ages: 8 to 15
Price: $350


Kayak Eco Adventure Camp

SUP, SNORKEL, KAYAK, SWIM • Explore the wonders of the barrier island marine environment.

On kid size equipment and with experienced guides, children will make mini expeditions to sandbars and mangrove islands teeming with marine life and adventure. Paddling the Jim Neville preserve, South Lido Mangrove Forest and Sarasota Bay. Children become aware of weather, tides and water safety as they build strong bodies and become young watermen and waterwomen. Career Watersports Coach, and US Coast Guard Captain, Laurel Kaiser will introduce children to the world of water safety as they embark on daily paddling and snorkelling adventures. Campers must be able to swim 25-yards with a life jacket, wear water-sport specific footwear. Bring a nutrictious snack, lunch and water bottle. You must register through parks and rec website: https://parksonline.scgov.net

Low Student to teacher ratio of 1:8


Location: Turtle Beach
☼ June 9 to June 13
9:00am to Noon
Price: $160


Location: South Lido Nature Center
☼ June 3 to June 6
9:00am to Noon
Price: $200


Location: South Lido Nature Center
☼ June 23 to June 27
9:00am to Noon
Price: $160


Location: South Lido Nature Center
☼ June 30 to June 27
9:00am to Noon
Price: $160


Location: Ken Thompson Park
☼ July 7 to July 11
9:00am to Noon
Price: $200

Windsurfing, SUP, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Kiteboarding

Camp Guidelines

- All campers must demonstrate the ability to swim 25 yards in their life jacket (PFD.)

- All campers must have watersports specific footwear that is comfortable and stays on in muddy conditions.

- Please send a healthy lunch and a snack with each camper.

- No electronics or cell phone use during camp hours.

- All rules of conduct that might apply, do apply.



Summer Camp - Form