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Southern Idaho Sailing Outreach

Community Learn to Sail Program

Sailing education program for youth in the Treasure Valley

Welcome to Southern Idaho Sailing Outreach

The mission of Southern Idaho Sailing Outreach (SISO) is to promote sailing and sailing instruction for the people of Southern Idaho, with an emphasis on youth education.

What's New with SISO...

SISO Graduates a Record 75 Kids During the Summer 2023 Sailing Camps !!!

The winter of 2022-23 provided us with an excellent water supply, and we conducted eight week long sailing camps this year!  We graduated 75 students - a record for the program.  Our courses this year included three basic sailing camps, one all girls basic sailing camp, three intermediate sailing camps (for return students from last year), and one racing camp for those advanced students who wanted to learn more about sailboat racing.  We appreciate the support of our partners - City of Boise Parks and Recreation, Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, Ada/Boise Counties, and of course, all the individual and corporate community support.  This could not happen without you.

Check out our FALL NEWSLETTER to learn more about our successes this year.

Stay tuned for our plans for the summer of 2024 !!!

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Sailing Education

We are dedicated to giving Treasure Valley kids the opportunity to discover sailing and develop the next generation of sailors. Sailing is a sport that fosters a sense of self-reliance and curiosity, builds decision-making and critical thinking skills, develops confidence and a sense of adventure. With SISO, it all happens under the watchful eye of certified instructors in a fun and safe teaching atmosphere.

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Founded in 2017, Southern Idaho Sailing Outreach is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization incorporated in the State of Idaho. We are bringing the magic of the sailing experience to the kids of Southern Idaho with the generous support of individual donors, local businesses, grants, community partnerships, the Southern Idaho Sailing Association, volunteers and parents. Join us to empower Idaho youth and help make a difference in their lives.

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