Frequently Asked Questions


Where do we meet for camp?

In Virginia Beach, check-in takes place on the boardwalk at 4th Street.

What do we bring to camp?

You will need a bathing suit, towel, sunscreen, and a snack/drink.

What if I've never surfed before?

Our camps are designed for beginners. no one will be left behind. With our 1:4 instructor/student ratio, everyone receives individual attention.

How long does it take to learn to surf?

Most of our students are standing and riding waves on the first day.  For some, it may take a few days.  After learning to stand, students will learn to catch waves and perform maneuvers, as well as safety and etiquette.

Can you guarantee that I will be able to surf?

Learning to catch waves can take a while, but you will learn to stand up and ride a wave. If not, we'll happily refund your money.

What are your age requirements?

Surf lessons are for all ages. We have taught toddlers as well as senior citizens. Our surf camps are geared towards students between 6-17 years old.

Is camp ever cancelled?

Rain won't stop us, but in the event of extreme weather or dangerous surf, camp will be cancelled.  If one day of camp is cancelled there will be no refunds.  If more than one day is cancelled, we will issue make up days or pro-rated refunds.

What is the withdrawal policy?

A camper may withdraw at least one week prior to camp and receive a full refund minus a $50 processing fee.  Within one week of camp, no refunds will be issued.

How many instructors are at camp?

Regardless of the size of camp, we will maintain an instructor/student ratio of 1:4.

Are there lifeguards on duty?

Yes. Lifeguards patrol the camp zone in Virginia Beach starting at 9:30 each morning.