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$25 sibling discount, use code SIB at checkout. *must be same week.
Looking for a place to send the kids for 1/2 day? This is a great opportunity to get them outside and teach them some basic surfing skills. If they already know how to surf, this is the perfect place to drop them off with peers in a safe and fun environment. Available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. See drop down menu for exact dates.
Surf Ride Surf Camps are offering the most exciting summer camps for ages 7+! Surf Ride possess an exclusive permit at the North Jetty near the Oceanside Harbor, which just happens to be the best beach in North County to learn how to surf.
In addition to giving your child a solid foundation for surfing, our instructors have important water safety discussions, encourage kids to respect the ocean as well as one another, and teach important water-etiquette that will help them adapt to the surfing lifestyle. Your child will also have the opportunity to experience Stand Up Paddleboarding in the Harbor during the week, another skill and activity that all the kids LOVE!
Our head instructor has 20+ years of surf camp experience, and is also a professional surfer, so you can rest assured that your child will be in good hands. Surf Ride's Surf Camp will encourage kids to develop self-confidence in a fun and safe environment (instructor to student ratio is 4:1), and will give them an experience they will never forget!
Surf Camp FAQ's
Where is Surf Ride's Surf Camp?
Surf Ride's Surf Camp is conveniently located off I-5 in the Oceanside Harbor area (next to Tower 16 also known as N. Jetty). Please see the "Parent Welcome Packet" for a map of the camp location.
What are the camp hours?
Our camps run Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-1:00.
What is the age requirement?
The minimum age requirement is seven years old. Unfortunately this age minn. is strictly enforced because of safety issues that exist being on the beach and in the ocean.
What is provided at camp?
Surf Ride provides a FREE camp t-shirt for every camper, surfboards, wetsuits, rashguards, water, and sunscreen will be on the beach everyday all day for the kids. *Surf Camp rashguards will be available for purchase.
What do campers need to bring?
Lunch, towel, snacks and a sweatshirt on cooler days. Parents MUST apply sunscreen before you kids arrive to camp.
What kind of safety precautions do the surf instructors take?
On Monday mornings, our head instructor goes over camp rules & water safety tips, then campers are divided into groups based on their surfing ability. Next the kids are assigned an instructor for the week. Brightly colored rashguards are distributed to the kids so the instructors can keep a close eye on them.
Can we request to have our kids in the same group?
While surfing in the ocean all the kids will be grouped according to individual skill lever for safety purposes. However on the beach all the kids will be able to hangout together and play fun beach games with one another regardless of skill level or surf grouping.
What happens on the last day of camp?
Every Friday our kids are invited to participate in a surf contest! Parents are invited to attend and watch how much their kids have grown throughout the week! All participants will receive a camp prize at the end of Friday.