As a community sailing organization, Treasure Island Sailing Center provides opportunities for personal growth and environmental stewardship through the sport of sailing. Although we serve ALL in our community, the majority of our participants are underserved youth. These youths lack the financial resources needed to join a sailing program and often developmental support. TISC’s programs give these kids a pause from life’s challenges while encouraging goal setting, communication, decision-making and leadership. Sailing provides a connection to our Bay and the necessary skills to move forward into adulthood, all while having a ton of fun!
“Something I was really nervous about was capsizing in the boat, but after I actually did it in a boat with a younger camper, I realized it wasn’t that scary.”
“On a scale of 1 to 10, (TISC) gets 1,000,000!” – Iris, 10 years
“Sailing Camp is one of my favorite things to do during the summer.” – SF Parks & Rec – Joseph Lec Rec Center
“I like that children learn the important skill of sailing while learning self-confidence, resilience, and communication. Thank you for giving my “at-risk” teen a chance to learn sea lore and risk taking, in this historic, athletic, and supportive environment.” -Esperanza Surls – Parent
“My children have done last year’s summer camp, fall sailing and just finished another summer camp. This program is absolutely wonderful; children are taught water safety, they develop decision making skills, make new friends and have fun sailing the Bay!” Parent