15th Street Beach Sports

15th Street Beach Sports

We educate and instruct children to enjoy the beach and ocean responsibly.

15th Street Beach Sports would like to welcome NEW owner Erik Nelsen to the program. Erik’s 34 years of youth camp experience started in 1986 with Ocean Adventure Programs and has continued with Erik Nelsen Surf Camps. Erik brings structure, organization, ocean safety, and years of experience to 15th Street Beach Sports.

Enjoy the best of the Beach and the Bay with Erik Nelsen’s Ocean Adventure Program! Our location on the peninsula offers campers access to a variety of beach activities, including an introduction to surfing, bodyboarding, and fun beach games, as well as stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, and much more on the bayside! Safety is our #1 priority!

Our staff is CPR & First-Aid Certified. Sunscreen reapplication breaks are scheduled multiple times throughout the day. Tents are provided for shade on the beach and the bay.

Camp activities include surfing, body boarding & body surfing age-appropriate and inclusive beach games, beach volleyball, ocean safety lessons on rip tides, currents and waves, and ecology lessons. Each day students will learn something new about the beach daily. Come join the fun!

Classes are taught by CPR certified instructors with a 6 to 1 student/instructor ratio.

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Marina Park Community Center

15th Street Beach Sports

15th Street Beach Sports

We are located at Marina Park Community Center, 1600 W Balboa Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663.

Drop off: Between 8:00 am and 8:30 am
Pickup: Between 2:45 and 3 pm

In a backpack, bring a towel, lunch and a snack, a bottle of water, sunscreen. Wear a bathing suit, t-shirt, sandals, a hat, and a sweatshirt if cold.

We supply a camp T-shirt and hat for all campers.

8:00 am to 8:30 am – Camp sign-in and drop-off at Veteran’s Park
8:30am – 9:00 am – Camps begins at Marina Park / introduction / roll call / stretching circle
9 am – 10:30 am – Bay activity and safety protocol / educational lesson
10:30 am – Snack break
11 am – 11:30 am – Relocate to 15th Street Beach
11:30 am – Ocean activities and rules and regulations
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Ocean lesson / swim / body boarding / some surfing & Jr. lifeguard beach games
12:30 pm – 1 pm – Lunch
1 pm – 2:00 pm – Beach or bayside activity then instructors walk campers to the dismissal area
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm – Sign out campers from at Veteran’s Park pick up area
(949) 644-3151 or (949) 270-8150

(949) 464-0077


July 12–16
July 19–23

August 2–6
August 9–13
August 16–20

Contact Us

Call us at (949) 464-0077
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