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Youth Classes

For those of you who love summer because it's camp season then you will love to hear that we are now offering youth classes throughout the year! You don't have to wait until summer to enjoy youth programming at MBAC when you sign up for one of our youth classes listed below.

You can save with packages!

Youth Classes Offered

YOUTH BASIC SAILING

Kids ages 6-17 can learn how to sail with us aboard their very own sailboat! The same knowledgeable sailing instructors from The Watersports Camp will teach how to sail using classroom instruction, demonstrations, and on-the-water coaching. Participants learn in an 8-foot single-person Sabot ideal for learning the basic concepts of sailing such as points of sail, tacking, and jibing. No sailing experience required!

Prerequisite: This class is open to participants ages 6-17. Participants must pass a swim assessment.

Rates

Fee
$175.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the YOUTH BASIC SAILING schedule
YOUTH BASIC SAILING SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
9/28/2019-9/29/2019 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-4:00PM Enroll!
11/23/2019-11/24/2019 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-4:00PM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

YOUTH ADVENTURE SAILING

Whether you have just completed Youth Basic Sailing, or you are an experienced sailor, this multi-level class is the perfect opportunity to learn and practice sailing under the supervision and direction of MBAC sailing instructors.  This class will allow participants to develop their sailing ability on various boats depending on the skill level and experience of the group.  Kids will LOVE sailing in this fun and dynamic class! 

Prerequisite: This class is open to participants ages 6-17. Participants must have successfully completed MBAC Basic Sailing or equivalent.

Rates

Fee
$175.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the YOUTH ADVENTURE SAILING schedule
YOUTH ADVENTURE SAILING SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
10/5/2019-10/13/2019 4 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

WATERSPORTS ENRICHMENT CLASSES

This exciting program is specifically designed to meet the needs of homeschool/charter school students and families.  Students will participate in sailing, paddleboarding, and other various aquatic and marine science based programs with MBAC instructors. These activities are designed to provide students the opportunity to experience watersports while benefiting from group learning and teamwork.

These classes are ideal for students participating in homeschool or charter schools seeking enrichment opportunities.  For registration information or to see if we are an area vendor for your program or visit mbaquaticcenter.com/enrichment!


Fall 2019 Daily Schedule

  • 11:00am-11:30am - Drop-off/Lunch/Social Time
  • 11:30am-2:00pm - Watersports Enrichment Activities
  • 2:00pm-2:30pm - Pick Up/Social Time/Land Activities
  • Tuesdays (Sailing) - Thursdays (Multisport)

Save $75/month with a Semester Plan!

Prerequisite: This class is open to participants ages 6-17. Participants must pass a swim assessment consisting of a 50-meter swim and comfortably treading water.

Rates

Fee
$1100/Semester | $350/Month (Tue/Thur) | $200/month (Tue or Thur)
View the WATERSPORTS ENRICHMENT CLASSES schedule
WATERSPORTS ENRICHMENT CLASSES SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
8/27/2019-12/12/2019 30 Tu Th 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
8/27/2019-9/19/2019 8 Tu Th 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
8/29/2019-9/19/2019 4 Th 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
9/24/2019-10/17/2019 8 Tu Th 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
9/26/2019-10/17/2019 4 Th 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
10/22/2019-11/14/2019 8 Tu Th 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
10/22/2019-11/12/2019 4 Tu 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
10/24/2019-11/14/2019 4 Th 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
11/19/2019-12/12/2019 6 Tu Th 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
11/19/2019-12/10/2019 3 Tu 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
11/21/2019-12/12/2019 3 Th 11:00AM-2:30PM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

YOUTH WAKESPORTS SESSION

In this class kids will have the opportunity to wakeboard, waterski, or wakesurf behind one of our top-of-the-line Nautiques.  Whether trying wakeboarding and wakesurfing for the first time, or you prefer to advanced your skills our instructors will teach to each student's personal skill level.
 

Prerequisite: Participants must be 6-17 years old and pass a swim assessment.

Rates

Fee
$99.00
View the YOUTH WAKESPORTS SESSION schedule
YOUTH WAKESPORTS SESSION SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
11/24/2019 1 Su 12:00PM-3:00PM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

STEM EXPLORATIONS- THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST

Students will learn to think like a scientist while exploring the different characteristics researchers look at when testing water quality. Using the different tools and techniques that scientists use to measure salinity, temperature, turbidity, specific gravity and pH, students will test the water quality here at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, and will paddle as a group to compare results from testing at various locations on the bay.  After this course students will have experience collecting, recording and visualizing data as part of their own mini research project.

Rates

Fee
$45.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the STEM EXPLORATIONS- THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST schedule
STEM EXPLORATIONS- THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
9/7/2019 1 Sa 9:00AM-11:30AM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

STEM EXPLORATIONS- ROV DESIGN CHALLENGE

This hands-on activity explores the tools and challenges researchers confront to explore the deep ocean. Students will work as a team to plan, build, and test their own underwater remote operated vehicles. Finally, students will get to deploy their ROVs to explore the underwater area adjacent to MBAC.  This activity will focus on the circular experiential learning model of plan > do > AHA! > reflect > plan. 

Rates

Fee
$45.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the STEM EXPLORATIONS- ROV DESIGN CHALLENGE schedule
STEM EXPLORATIONS- ROV DESIGN CHALLENGE SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
10/23/2019 1 W 9:00AM-11:30AM Enroll!
11/9/2019 1 Sa 9:00AM-11:30AM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

STEM EXPLORATIONS- THE OCEAN, CLEAN WATER AND YOU!

In this activity students will explore the relationship between humans and the ocean, through hands-on games and activities. Students will learn steps that they themselves can take to make a difference through the use of a watershed model. They will also play games illustrating how long common trash items take to decompose and learn how small changes can have a dramatic impact. They will learn what steps they can take to make improvements in their own life and feel empowered to facilitate change. Students will then grab their collection bags and participate in an on-the-water cleanup on kayaks and paddleboards.

Rates

Fee
$45.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the STEM EXPLORATIONS- THE OCEAN, CLEAN WATER AND YOU! schedule
STEM EXPLORATIONS- THE OCEAN, CLEAN WATER AND YOU! SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
9/21/2019 1 Sa 9:00AM-11:30AM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

STEM EXPLORATIONS-MICROSCOPIC MYSTERIES

In Microscopic Mysteries participants will use the tools and methods marine scientists utilize to collect and observe plankton and other microscopic organisms found in Mission Bay.  Participants will learn to use a microscope to explore and examine these tiny critters that are so important to ocean life. 

Rates

Fee
$45.00
View the STEM EXPLORATIONS-MICROSCOPIC MYSTERIES schedule
STEM EXPLORATIONS-MICROSCOPIC MYSTERIES SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
10/20/2019 1 Su 9:00AM-11:30AM Enroll!
11/23/2019 1 Sa 9:00AM-11:30AM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

SAVE WHEN YOU PACKAGE!

YOUTH SAILING PACKAGE

Purchase Youth Basic Sailing and Youth Adventure Sailing together and save $50!

$300.00 Package Fee

YOUTH SPRING BREAK SURF/PADDLE PACKAGE

Combine both Spring Break Surfing and Paddling Camps for full days of fun and save $50!

$300.00 Package Fee

YOUTH SPRING BREAK SAILING PACKAGE

Combine Youth Basic Sailing and Youth Adventure Sailing this Spring Break and save $50!

$300.00 Package Fee

YOUTH STEM EXPLORATIONS PACKAGE

Purchase three STEM Explorations sessions and save $30!

$105.00 Package Fee