TALL SHIPS ADVENTURE
Equipping youth for the future through Sail Training Adventures
Countdown Until Our First Sail!
LEARN TO SAIL A TALL SHIP
Are you ready for the summer adventure of a lifetime?
Experience a unique sail training experience with a tall ship adventure!
Tall Ships Adventure is one of Canada’s top non-profit sail training organizations. We offer youth ages 12-18 the opportunity to sail aboard tall ships Fair Jeanne and Black Jack. Stepping aboard as trainees, youth learn to operate the ships alongside the crew, truly becoming crew themselves. Youth take the helm, learn to chart a course, haul lines, climb aloft to furl sails, and complete activities around the galley and ship maintenance. They increase self-confidence and resilience while having the time of their lives! Working as a team they learn to overcome real-life challenges.
While the primary focus is learning to sail a tall ship, we have cool and interactive activities online and in-class to learn about navigation, engine room operations, cooking, public speaking, and so much more!
Tall Ships Adventures changes lives, builds leadership skills and creates opportunities for young people to develop self-reliance through the medium of sailing. For more than 30 years, we have been an organization for youth run by youth. We believe that young people, with the right support, determination, practice, and resolve, can achieve the loftiest of goals and the highest of responsibilities, regardless of age. We create opportunities and challenge young people to stretch their self-concept and reach for more aboard ship and in life.
WHAT TO EXPECT
We aspire to provide education, training, and a demanding environment to allow young people to develop qualities of leadership and self-reliance through the medium of sailing tall ships.
Bytown Brigantine is committed to:
Never leaving a young person ashore for lack of funds
Never having a ship alongside if she could be sailing
Never sailing with an empty berth
Encouraging excellence, not sameness
ONE OF THE 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!
ONE OF THE TOP 6 SAILING SUMMER CAMPS BY SUMMER CAMP HUB
We're so excited to have our adventures recognized as some of the best in the world of sailing. Read the article here!
“I recently completed the 24 Day Expedition on the Fair Jeanne and I must say that it was one of my most memorable trips ever. The staff on the Fair Jeanne are exceptional and made life aboard the ship fun and educational. I learned the importance of how to work as a team, how to become a leader, and most importantly the “art of sailing” a tall ship. It truly was a wonderful experience.”