Updated COVID Policies & Procedures for Fall Surf Class

  • Ages 8 and up only, no Mini Makos. Private and small group lessons available to ALL ages.
  • Must bring your own mask, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, sunscreen, towel, snack, water, etc.
  • Each surfer will need to pass a daily health pre-screening to attend weekly class.
  • Daily temperature checks
  • Groups of 4-5 with 1 instructor, same groups all week
  • We will continue to practice social distancing on land and in the water at all times.
  • All students will take their wetsuits given to them home daily and bring back the following day to turn in on Friday.
  • Surfboards will be sanitized twice a day.
  • No physical contact with instructor or other participants-this IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED (unless trauma emergency).
  • All participants and instructors will sign Covid-19 specific waiver to participate.
  • *An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. By attending Ventura Makos Surf Camp, Inc. surf camps, including Silverstrand Surf School, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.


About Ventura Makos

We are a skillfully curated team of lifeguards, EMTs, watermen, mothers and fathers. All instructors are First Aid/CPR Certified with the American Red Cross. We are one of the only fully licensed and insured surf camps in Ventura County. We all have a love for the ocean and a passion for teaching others the beauty of surfing while staying safe and respecting others in the water.

Our Services:

  • Surf Lessons for All Ages
  • Surf Camps for Ages 5-17 (no mini makos 2020)
  • After School Surf
  • Middle School Surf Team
  • High School Surf Team
  • Homeschool Surf Lessons
  • Corporate Events
  • Private Lifeguard Services
  • Surf Safaris
  • Surf Therapy through A Walk On Water Foundation
  • Birthday Parties
  • Women’s Clinics


Jeff Belzer on Ventura Makos

Surf Safety Talk at Mondos Beach

2016 Surf Camp Highlight Reel

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