Tall Ships

Summer Camp for Youth, Adventures for Teens & Adult Voyages

Black Jack Adventure Camp

Fun, laughter, castles, forts, ropes courses for the 12 -14 year old adventurer.

Fair Jeanne Voyages & 24-day Expedition

Are you 14+? Set sail for adventure on the 110′ tall ship Fair Jeanne.

Winter Program & Banquet

Winter program involves fleet maintenance, training and fun events for all.

Experience a unique summer camp with an exciting tall ship adventure! Step aboard a traditional tall ship for a summer to remember. If you are ready to learn, we are ready to show you the ropes.

While the primary focus is learning to sail a tall ship, we heard you. We have cool activities, new port visits and your all time favourite, night sailing.

Tall Ship

Welcome to the world of Tall Ship Sailing Adventures!

Have you ever wondered what it must have been like to sail aboard a square-rigged tall ship? This is your chance to experience the most exhilarating adventure of your life.

Parents say Bytown offers a “Nurturing environment allowing youth to develop skills, confidence and friendships”. Bytown trainees say “I met new friends and can’t wait to come back next year”.

Latest tall News

September Adult Tall Ship Adventure

The fun doesn’t have to be all for the kids!  Our adult tall ship adventure offered September 6 – 10, 2018 is the opportunity to get out and enjoy the water with like-minded people.  Seize the day!  Get more information on our adult page.

1-Day Tall Ship Adventure

Thought about tall ship sailing but not sure what you are signing up for? Try a one-day adventure to learn what it means to crew a tall ship.  Or just come on out and take some photos.  Get more information on the day sail page.

Named one of top 60 camps in North America

We are so excited to have been named one of the Flight Network top 60 summer camps in North America


A 2500m2 interactive learning & discovery center located at Tall Ships Landing in downtown Brockville Ontario, it’s mission is to inspire curiosity through enriching & entertaining experiences in the 1000 Islands Region on the St. Lawrence River. Home port of the Fair Jeanne

Britannia Yacht Club

Set on the shores of scenic Lac Deschenes overlooking the Ottawa River, Britannia Yacht Club is Ottawa’s premier club and event venue. Offering sailing or social memberships, there is something for everyone at “Your Cottage in the City”.  Home port of the Black Jack.


RiverQuest is an initiative created and launched by the Aquatarium with partners who represent the best visitor experiences from Cornwall, Ontario to Massena & Sackets Harbor, NY to Kingston, Ontario.  Plan your visit to the 1000 Islands Region by taking a Quest with us!