Huntington Beach Summer Surf Camps

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Join Us for Summer in Huntington Beach!

Returning Summer 2020!

Full Week, Half-day, and Drop-In Sessions Available

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Got a Little Mermaid who's looking for some after-school adventure, or maybe an aspiring pirate who's a little low on vitamin Sea? Wavehuggers is excited to offer young ocean lovers (ages 5 to 17 years old) with the opportunity to learn the basics of surfing during our summer camp at Huntington Beach!

During our programs, students will:
  • Learn how to surf!
  • Learn about waves, tides, and currents, and how to read ocean conditions
  • Develop good surf etiquette
  • Increase self-confidence
  • Make new friends
  • Learn what they can do to help preserve the ocean

We Provide:
  • CPR & First Aid certified instructors
  • Soft top surfboards
  • Wetsuits & rashguards
  • Beach tent for shaded breaks and changing
What to Bring
  • Water (in a reusable bottle) & a small snack
  • Hat and Sunscreen (reef safe, if you please)
  • Towel & sweatshirt
  • Your wonderful smiling face!

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How We Keep our Campers Safe:
  • A Wavehuggers Red-Cross lifeguard certified instructor always present
  • All Wavehuggers surf instructors are CPR Certified
  • We only operate during hours that City of Huntington Beach professional ocean lifeguards are present
  • We work closely with ocean lifeguards and assess the conditions before each surf session
  • We keep a low, 3:1 in-water student to instructor ratio
  • Ocean safety is a main point of focus in all lessons
  • Sunscreen & H20 breaks are frequent & scheduled
  • We use soft, foam topped surfboards
  • We always have our first aid kit at our tent

Session Dates:
  • June 17th - June 21st
  • June 24th - June 28th
  • July 1st - July 5th (prorated for July 4 holiday closure)
  • July 8th - July 12th
  • July 15th - July 19th
  • July 22nd - July 26th
  • July 29th - August 2nd
  • August 5th - August 9th
  • August 12th - August 16th
  • August 19th - August 23rd

*4 day prorated week session for 4th of July week available

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Questions? Call us at 310. 910.9099