Frequently Asked Questions

Get the Answers you need about the Brendan Sailing Program

What are the hours?

The Maryland Day Programs go from 9am-4pm.

For the Overnight Night Programs breakfast is at 8:00am, daily activities vary for each day, and lights out is at 10:00pm.

Where is the camp located in Annapolis?

Where is the camp located for the St. Mary's programs?

Where does the Washington DC After School Sailing Program meet?

What is the daily schedule?

There will be on-water activities every day as well as land activities.  They vary with the day and taking into account weather conditions. See here for more information on Brendan Sailing Program Daily schedules.

Are beginners eligible?

The program is ideal for beginners.

Is all sailing equipment supplied?

The equipment is supplied but you may find that your child would prefer their own life jacket.

What are the dates for the sailing programs?

Washington DC After School Program:

Fall 2020 bi-weekly sessions to be determined. 

Annapolis Sessions:

2021 Sailing Sessions dates to be announced.

St. Mary’s Day and Overnight Sessions:

2021 Day & Overnight Camp Sessions dates to be announced.

Is there camp on July 4th (Fourth of July)?

Camp will not be in session for the July 4th Independence Holiday.

What is the cost for the program?

St Mary's Day Camp Session:


St. Mary's Overnight Camp Session: 


Annapolis Full Sessions:


Annapolis Week Sessions:


Washington DC After School Program:

 $75 per session (scholarships available)

How do I make my payment?

You will be invoiced once you have completed the camp application process.

Can I volunteer at any of the sailing programs?

Yes!  We welcome volunteers at our program.  We have opportunities both on and off the water. If you would like to volunteer at any of the sessions, please find our volunteer form here, or email to inquire.

How can I obtain a scholarship?

See our Scholarship Page for more information on applying for a Brendan Sailing Program Scholarship.

My child does not have a learning difference but would like to get involved. How can they do that?

Although our main focus is to increase self-confidence and personal growth in children with learning differences, we always welcome opportunities to assist in the learning process. Please contact us at or call if this is the case.

How many staffers will be instructing the students?

Usually there is around a 1:3 Ratio of staffers to students to ensure supervision and safety of all participants.

When is payment for the program due?

Payment due dates will be provided apart of the registration process.

What is the proper attire needed for the camp?

Most students wear summer clothing such as shorts and tee shirts as well as suitable footwear like sneakers and boat shoes. Make sure to provide sunscreen and/or a hat as well as a water bottle as it will likely be hot and humid most days.

Can my child still participate if I cannot afford the programs?

We never turn down a child for financial reasons, please refer to our Scholarship Page for more information, or contact us directly at



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1500 K Street NW, Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005

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