Take advantage of living near the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Surfing is a wonderful, life-long sport. Most surfing classes and lessons include instruction on ocean safety and awareness.


Surf Camp San Diego


What better place could you ask for to go to surfing camp? Terrific waves, warm weather and plenty of instructors. There are many businesses that offer week long surfing camps for kids, especially during the summer. Look for one that includes ocean safety and first aid. Learning about rip currents, jellyfish and surf etiquette is absolutely essential for anyone who plans to enjoy the waves.


You can find organized overnight surf camps that include round the clock supervision, accommodations and transportation for kids who are old enough. Girls-only surf camps are also popular. There are organizations that run camps with several instructors and many students separated into age groups. There are also individual instructors who will take a small class into the ocean to learn to surf. The variety of choices makes it easy to find the right fit for your child.


Surfing Lessons


Each year many kids and families sign up for surfing lessons in San Diego. Many are looking for just one or two lessons to learn the basics. This is a particularly popular choice for people vacationing in Southern California. Others choose to take classes at a surf academy where they can continue to improve their skills. Check out some of the surf schools listed here to see if they offer the kind of program you’re looking for.