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 & 22-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 aboard Fair Jeanne.

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

2019 Camps & Voyages Open for Registration

You’ve been waiting for it – so patiently we might add! Small group Black Jack camps for 12-14 year olds and Fair Jeanne voyages and high school credit expeditions for those 14+ are now open for registration!

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!