Hermosa Surf Camp Ages 7-17
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This is an information only web site.

 To Register -
Call the City of Hermosa Beach 
at 310-318-0280 or 

Hermosa Surf Camp 2017 Hours

We offer you three options  (Classes are for five days, M-F): 

A. Early 1 1/2 Hour Class- -        9:00am to 10:30am for    $184.00

B. 3 Hour Class
-                            9:00am to 12:00pm for    $274.00

C. Late 1 1/2 hour Class-            10:30pm to 12:00pm for  $184.00

(Hermosa Beach residents take $10. off the prices.) 

Summer 2017 Schedule

Monday start dates (Classes run for 5 days- Monday thru Friday, except week of July 4th):
#1  June 26
#2  July 3:   Classes run 4 days- July 3, 5, 6, 7 same hours but discount of $147.00
for 1 1/2 hour classes and  $219.00 for the 3 hour class.
#3  July 10
#4  July 17
#5  July 24
#6  July 31
#7  Aug 7
#8  August 14- Afternoon Hours Only:  1 1/2 hour classes 1:00 - 2:30 or 2:30 - 4:00
or 3 hour class 1:00 - 4:00 (Same prices.)
#9  August  21

Try Hermosa Surf Camp: One day trial camp!
June 17
July 1
July 15
July 29
9 - 10:30 or 10:30 - 12:00 class
One Day Fee: $37.00

More information: 
Vince Ray- Cell 310-291-4378 or Home 310-370-1918
or E-mail- surferjay@losangeles.usa.com


Where to park and what to bring:
       The Hermosa Surf Camp is located at 11th street Hermosa
Beach. We are between the L.A. County Lifeguard Tower and the
L.A. County Lifeguard Headquarters at the Hermosa Beach Pier. 
       Parking is available on 11th street and Hermosa Ave. at the
meters or in the parking lot which takes credit cards or coins.
Drop off is available at 11th street and the Strand in Hermosa
Beach, but someone must stay in the car.

      Please show up in a swim suit (surf trunks for boys and
speedo type swimsuit or sturdy bikini and surf trunks for girls).
Please bring sunblock, a towel, slippers (flip flops for hot sand), 
sweatshirt, sweatpants (it can get cool and windy),
 water and a
      We supply a rash guard (lycra surfing shirt for you to keep,
to protect you from the sun and surfboard) Wetsuits are advised
if you get cold easily and can be rented at Dive N' Surf


1 1/2 hour class-
30 minutes of ocean safety and beach surfing practice
1 hour of surfing practice

3 hour class-
30 minutes of ocean safety and beach surfing practice
1 hour of surfing
15 minute snack and sunblock break
15 minutes of ocean safety instruction and beach practice
1 hour of surfing

Fridays- Aloha Potluck at 10:15am, share your favorite food!
The schedule may change due to ocean conditions.

Hermosa Surf Camp Information and History

         The Hermosa Surf Camp in California was started in 1992 by the City of
Hermosa Beach, The Easy Reader Newspaper, Chevron and local Surf Shops.
It is our most popular summer program. For boys and girls ages 7-17. You will
learn ocean safety, basic surfing techniques and tricks like the switchfoot, coffin
and nose ride.  Find out about ocean conditions, sea life and the beach
 Learn about the best equipment, safe places for you to practice,
and travel to exotic beaches. Discover surfings mysterious etiquette.
    We will be in the water with you helping you handle the board, paddle out and
catch waves. There is a L.A County Lifeguard present at all times.
      Classes have a 1:4 teacher-to-student ratio or less for safety and plenty of
one-on-one attention. You will practice on a BZ soft surfboard for fun and safety.
We have 11 different size surfboards and SUP's for you to try.  Body boards are
also available for rough conditions.
     We give you a T-shirt, rash guard (lycra surfing shirt), Spyder goodie bag and three
photos of you to keep!
Meet other people to surf  and travel with.
  There is always an instructor on duty that is a Lifeguard and California
Credentialed Teacher. We are teachers from the local school.There is always a
L.A. County Lifeguard on duty. All paid instructors are experienced adult surfers.
Administered by The City of Hermosa Beach Community Resources Department.
      We often let students with special needs attend the camp if they can swim
and have a mild condition. 
We are professional educators that work in the local
schools. We have many years of teaching experience with people who have special
A guardian may have to be present for the entire duration of the camp.
Please contact Vince Ray prior to registering  at 310-370-1918.  

     You must be an intermediate swimmer to participate (Have
completed an intermediate swimming class). If you have a history of
seizures, fainting spells or dizziness you cannot participate. Please let
us know
of any medical conditions that may effect your participation.

For more information- Check out our photos, lesson plan and newspaper
articles under Image Gallery on this site  or click here- http://hermosasurfcamp.com/page43.php


You are guaranteed to ride a wave your first day!

Hermosa Surf Camp Ages 7-17
Copyright 3-30-2009