Surf Camps at Mondos, Ventura Harbor & Silver Strand Beach
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
*WETSUITS AND SURFBOARDS PROVIDED*
Our surf camps teach your child ocean safety and knowledge that will stick with them for the rest of their lives. Surfing is our primary focus throughout the day/week, but safety is always our number one priority. Ventura Makos can assure you that your participant will learn more than just how to stand up on a board; we offer a series of specific trainings for all skill levels (beginner, intermediate & advanced). Enjoy the surf and beach experience to the fullest with our certified instructors by signing up now
Types of Surf Camps We Offer
- Fall & Spring Break Surf Camp @ Mondos Beach (Ages 8-17)
- Summer Surf Camp @ Mondos Beach (Ages 8-17)
- Mini Makos @ Mondos Beach (Ages 4-7 ) (TBD)
- Summer Surf Camp @ South Jetty, Ventura Harbor (Ages 8-17)
- Teen Surf Camp @ Participant’s Requested Location (Ages 13-17)(Available upon request)
- Summer Surf Camp @ Silverstrand Beach (Ages 7-12)
*Surf Camps running at Mondos Beach may be subject to location change due to higher tides and overly crowded line-up/beach at Mondos. We of course would update all participants and parents if a location change were to occur, but please keep in mind that we do want to provide the best and safest experience possible for your participant at all times*
2021 SURF PROGRAM SESSIONS
View Upcoming 2021 Season Sessions:
SPRING SURF CLASSES (Online Sign-Ups LIVE NOW)
SPRING BREAK SURF CAMP (Online Sign-Ups LIVE NOW)
SUMMER SURF CAMP Sessions (Online Sign-Ups LIVE NOW)
A Typical Day at Surf Camp: (schedule is approximate)
Break Into Groups/ Sunscreen Application
Warm-Up/Safety-Talk/ Beach Lesson
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Morning Surf Session
10:45 AM – 11 AM
Re-Apply Sunscreen & Snack
11 AM – 12 PM
12 PM-12:45 PM
Lunch/Beach Activity/Re-Apply Sunscreen
12:45 PM-2:30 PM
Afternoon Surf Session
Last Wave Call & End Of Day Chant
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Check-Out & Pick-Up
*To make sure we are staffed accordingly to our safety ratio (1 instructor: 4-5 participants), we do not allow drop-ins. Online registration closes 24 hours before the start of the session. We will not allow any sign ups after that. Last minute cancelations will not be refunded, cancelation must be made 1 week prior for full refund*
Surf Camp FAQ
What is your tax id#?
TAX ID# 81-1858923
Are surfboards and wetsuits provided?
How long is the lesson?
Approximately 1.5 hours which includes wetsuit fitting, beach/ ocean safety talk, beach lessons, and water time.
Are swimming skills required?
Yes. It is recommended that your participant has taken swim lessons and comfortable in the water.
Are the instructors certified?
All of our instructors are CPR certified.
What if surf conditions are not safe?
Our priority is the safety of our participants. If the conditions are not safe at surf camp, we supplement with beach activities. If you are scheduled for a surf lesson, we will reschedule or cancel and refund.
How early can we drop off our participants?
No earlier than 8:45 a.m. We are still setting up and cannot supervise the participants.
What are surf camp hours?
9am – 3pm for regular surf camps (pick-up 2:30PM-3PM)
What if I’m late to drop off?
In an effort to keep the camp running efficiently, we do not allow arrivals after 9:30am unless you have made previous arrangements with Christian Brock or camp director.
How early can I pick up?
If the participant has somewhere they need to be, please tell the instructors at check-in when you will be picking your participant up. Otherwise we ask that you do not pick up before 2:30 pm, as we like them to participate in the camp chant & clean up.
What if I’m late to pick up?
We allow a grace period of 15 minutes, after that we charge a waiting service fee.
Are there makeup days if I miss a day?
No make-up days for our surf camp programs. Ventura Makos must be notified 48 hrs prior to the start date of camp to receive full refund.
Can I stay and watch?
Yes, but please keep you distance outside of our camp boundaries without interfering with the routine or instruction of the camp. We are all about sharing the stoke here at Ventura Makos.
What if we need to cancel?
There are NO refunds on cancellations. You may reschedule no less than one week prior to original scheduled date(s). No makeup sessions for missed days
Can we do drop-ins?
We do not.
What do we bring to camp?
COVID UPDATE: Participant should bring their own hand sanitizer/sanitizing wipes, sunscreen, towel, water, snacks, lunch, other needed forms of sun protection like hats and sunglasses, and a warm change of clothes. Please remember that participants should be able to independently apply their own sunscreen and open/eat their own food so please make everything user friendly throughout the day for your child.