FAQs

WHAT ARE THE AGES?

4-8 beach camp, 8-17 surf camp, 10-17 surf club, Lessons all ages

WILL MY TEENAGER FIT IN?

the bulk of our surf camps are 8-12 but about 10% are teenagers and they are grouped together.

WHAT IF I HAVE NEVER SURFED BEFORE?

that is why you chose us!  our professional staff will teach all levels whether beginner or experienced

DO I NEED MY OWN EQUIPMENT AND WETSUIT?

We provide boards but you can bring your own (we are not responsible for any damages to personal belongings).  We will not offer wetsuits during Covid-19.

WHAT IF MY CHILD HAS SEPARATION ANXIETY?

with our 3:1 ratio we have enough staff to work individually with a child to work with any anxiety or fears

CAN I STICK AROUND?

we do not recommend this because of performance anxiety and from experience with my own 2 little ones, kids thrive better and are more brave when parents are NOT around. If you choose to, we ask that you stay where the child can not see you unless you are taking photos of course :)  It is also difficult to know who is watching them if they are with you.

ARE SWIMMING SKILLS REQUIRED?
no swim skills required except in our JG Prep, Surf Club & Lessons

 

WHAT IS THE RATIO?

5:1 student to instructor ratio in surf camps and 3:1 in beach camps

ARE THE INSTRUCTORS CERTIFIED?

Yes, everyone is CPR, First Aid and AED certified and the lead instructors are lifeguard certified

WHAT IF IT RAINS?

we love surfing in the rain unless lightening or heavy rains.  If the conditions do not permit, we will reschedule your lesson or camp.

WHAT IF SURF or CONDITIONS ARE NOT SAFE?

We still hold camp.  We supplement with beach games and do smaller groups in the water if safe enough.

DO YOU OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS?
yes, scroll down to the footer and click on Scholarships on left.  The city camps, you would call the city for
their scholarship.

 

CAN I SIGN UP FOR A WEEK AND SPREAD THEM OUT OVER THE SUMMER?

YES!  That is what is great about our camps.  You have to reserve the days in advance but can move them before 24hours with no fee.

DO YOU OFFER SIBLING DISCOUNTS?

yes, there is a 10% discount for every additional child on your first order

ARE THERE MAKE UPS ALLOWED?

sick days can be made up if notified before 5pm the day before; otherwise a $15 fee will apply

CAN WE CANCEL IF WE NEED TO?

Due to limited spacing cancellations must be requested before June 15th and a. $25 cancellation fee will apply.  Anything up to 2 weeks prior to your camp start date will be a credit in the account and requests within 2 weeks of your start date will be forfeited.

CAN WE MOVE DAYS?

yes, you can log into your account and uncheck the days you want to move and check the days you want to move to before 24hours of the start date without any fees.  If needed within 24hours there is a $15 admin fee and you will need to call the office.  We hope you try to give us at least 3-4 days notice so we can adjust the schedule accordingly to keep our ratios in tact.

WHAT DO WE BRING TO CAMP?

lunch, snacks, bottle water (refills available), towel, sweatshirt, hat, sunscreen, warm change of clothes, wetsuit if you have one (we provide them), boogie boards are shared so bring yours if you want to & label all gear. Also, money is optional for restaurants, the pier stores, farmers market runs & camp hat.  This is automatically emailed to you along with directions when you register.

WHAT DO WE BRING TO LESSONS?

swim suit, towel, water and signed release form (we provide the wetsuits and board)

WHAT IS YOUR TAX ID#?

20-4950872

Questions?