Co-Ed Surf Camps
“We educate and instruct children to enjoy the beach and ocean responsibly.“
Welcome to Orange County’s #1 ALL DAY Surf Camp! Come join Erik Nelsen’s 34 years of youth camp experience for a week of exciting Surf Camp. BOYS and GIRLS will receive surf instruction; learn ocean awareness, tide cycles, wave types, eco-friendly beach exercises, as well as beach activities including relay races, beach flags, and other junior lifeguard games. Ocean safety will be taught and practiced by our professional staff, which is CPR and First Aid certified. Surf lessons are conducted at an excellent site with gentle waves, a sandy bottom, and a safe environment for learning.
Classes are taught by CPR certified instructors with a 4 to 1 student/instructor ratio.
- We are located at
Seashore Drive and Nordina Street near Tower 71
Our surf camp has a 4:1 student to instructor ratio.
ALL instructors are CPR and FIRST AID certified.
Soft surfboards, wetsuits and tents for shade ARE provided.
Bring in a backpack: a snack, a lunch, bottle of water, sunscreen, bathing suit, shorts, flip flops, towel, sweatshirt, and a hat.
Simple and easy carpool-style Pick-up and Drop-off for parents is provided. We are located at West Newport Park, corner of Seashore Drive and Nordina Street.
A professional surfer will be on hand to share their surfing knowledge on Friday afternoon.
Pizza party on Friday.
Monday – Friday: 9:30–3pm
9:00 am to 9:15 am – Camp sign-in and drop-off at park lawn
9:30 am – Camps begins/ introduction/roll/stretching circle
9:45 am – Groups organized
10:00 am – Surf instruction and daily ocean lesson
11:00 am – Snack break
11:15 am – Surf instruction and ocean activity
12:30 pm – Lunch
1:00 pm – Surf lesson and ocean activity
2:20 pm – Activities finished/ beach clean up/pack up
2:45 pm – Instructors walk campers to the dismissal area
3:00 pm – Sign out campers from the lawn pick area
*PARENTS, if you like to come visit and watch your children surf, Tuesday and Thursday mornings are ideal!
June 14–June 18
June 21–June 25
June 28–July 2
What to bring
Bagged lunch & a snack
Bathing suit & sandals
Bottle of water
Hat for shade
Soft surf boards
Large tents for shade