Spend a week at surf camp in spectacular Santa Monica. Discover how to harness one of nature's most powerful forces while making new friends at a camp that's guaranteed to see you up and surfing by the end of the week.
Learn from first class instructors eager to share their passion and expertise in an environment that's perfect for young surfers. Gentle sloping, sandy ocean floors create mild, consistent waves, providing an excellent training ground for learning a full range of surfing techniques. Find out about wave dynamics, ocean safety, dealing with rip-currents, popping up on a surf board, handling the board in the water, turning, wave selection, positioning and maneuvering, surfing etiquette, and much, much more.
Take your surfing to a whole new level and have fun with new friends. Is there a better way to spend Spring or Summer break?
Students will learn about wave dynamics, ocean safety and awareness, how to deal with rip-currents, popping up on a surf board, handling the board in the water, turning, wave selection, positioning and maneuvering, surfing ettiquete, and much, much more. Camps are broken into two age groups, 7-12 years and 13-17 years.
A host of other beach activities are offered during the week including paddling, boogie-boarding, swimming, body-surfing, running, sand sculpture, frisbee, nerf touch-football, beach volleyball, dodge-ball and beach soccer.
Snacks, drinking water and sunblock are provided as well as pop-up canopies to provide shade and protect students from over-exposure to the sun.
Surf camp is held every year during Spring and Summer Breaks. Spring camps run weekly from April 4th to April 29th. Summer camps are held on a weekly basis from June 20th to September 2nd.
A typical day session takes the following format:
9:00 - 9:40
9:40 - 10:00
Dropoff, Sign In
10:00 - 10:25
Sunblock Application, Stretching and warm up exercises
10:25 - 10:45
Ocean Training Session/Rotating topic
10:45 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:15
Break Time, Snacks, Shade, Sunblock Application
12:15 - 1:00
Free Surfing, Beach games
1:00 - 1:40
Half Day Pick Up/Lunch (not provided)
1:40 - 2:30
2:30 - 3:00
Warming Down, Performance Evaluations
3:00 - 3:20
Pick Up, Sign Out
3:20 - 4:00