Surf Camp San Diego

SURF CAMPS SAN DIEGO WITH PACIFIC SURF SCHOOL

If you are wondering what to do this summer with your kids and teens, look no further. Pacific Surf School’s San Diego surf camp is the best choice for kids and teens in San Diego to learn how to surf. With qualified instructors, and over 1,000+ 5-star reviews on Google, you cannot go wrong with choosing Pacific Surf School for your San Diego surf camp this year!

Students that attend our surf camp will not only learn how to surf but about water safety and the ocean environment as well. Our team of passionate & certified surfing instructors takes the time to help each student develop their surfing skills as well as give them the right tools to recognize the impact they can have on their environment.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

ALL EQUIPMENT INCLUDED: Surfboard, Wetsuit, UV Protection, Rash Guard and Leash.

WHAT TO BRING

Sun Block, Towel, Lots of Water & Snacks.

OUR INSTRUCTORS

Professional Certified Surf Instructor; CPR and Lifeguard Certified.

5 DAYS MORNING

Monday to Friday | 9am to 12pm

All Equipment Included

Get the most out of your child’s week with our Summer Surf Program. We instill confidence every step of the way. During surf camp in San Diego with Pacific Surf, kids and teens will receive personalized attention in their lesson in shallow waters.
$485 PER PERSON

5 DAYS AFTERNOONS

Monday to Friday | 12:30pm to 3pm

All Equipment Included

Opt for a late-day rush with our 5 Days Afternoons Surf Camp, where children gain confidence and skills in the surf. Across five afternoons, personal attention in shallow waters helps students focus on improving their surfing, all in a fun and secure environment.
$405 PER PERSON

5 FULL DAYS

Monday to Friday | 9am to 3pm

All Equipment Included

The best option for children and teens. Five full days of Surf Camp will help your child learn and improve their surfing skills and foster new friendships. Each day begins with a fun surf-themed lesson, a quick warm-up, and then a surf session!
$814 PER PERSON

3 DAYS MORNING

Monday to Wednesday | 9am to 12pm

All Equipment Included

Surf Camp is the perfect way for kids and teenagers to get a taste of surfing. In the 3 days of camp, the students will learn the fundamentals of surfing, including ocean awareness, water safety, riding skills and proper etiquette.
$355 PER PERSON

3 DAYS AFTERNOON

Monday to Wednesday | 12:30pm to 3pm

All Equipment Included

Ideal for afternoon adventurers, our 3 Days Afternoon Surf Camp introduces kids and teenagers to surfing basics in a high-energy setting. In three afternoons, students learn ocean safety, surfing techniques, and etiquette, with ample wave practice time.

$300 PER PERSON

3 FULL DAYS

Monday to Wednesday | 9am to 3pm

All Equipment Included

Dive into our 3 Full Days Surf Camp, ideal for a comprehensive, short-term experience. Mornings begin with lessons and warm-ups, then intensive surf practice. It quickly enhances surfing skills, fosters friendships, and deepens ocean respect.
$550 PER PERSON

SURF CAMP San Diego

Our San Diego surf camps are the perfect way to introduce children ages 5-17 to the thrill of surfing. Our experienced and knowledgeable instructors will ensure that your child develops a strong foundation for their surfing skills by teaching them proper technique and safety measures when in the water. No prior experience is necessary, as our instructors will tailor the lessons based on each individual’s skill level so that everyone can progress whilst at surf camp. Each instructor is assigned a group of maximum 4 students, ensuring plenty of 1:1 time with an instructor while you learn how to surf.

*Pizza is provided on Wednesday for all participants with the goal of bonding students.

For the ones who choose the 5-day surf camp, we end the week with some friendly competition into the mix so that the students are able to show off what they’ve learned, along with an official Pacific Surf School t-shirt!

For the ones who choose the 5-day surf camp, we end the week with some friendly competition into the mix so that the students are able to show off what they’ve learned, along with an official Pacific Surf School t-shirt!

Looking for Something Different?

Looking to boogie board instead of surfing? We also offer boogie board camps, a great alternative to surf camps for the little ones to enjoy summer, exercise, build confidence, and develop ocean awareness. Bodyboarding is fun and easy to learn, also very safe and accessible to people with physical limitations.

Why Our San Diego Surf Camps Are The Best!

Pacific Surf School in San Diego offers a unique opportunity to learn how to surf with experienced and knowledgeable instructors. Our surf camp provides an immersive experience that allows you to gain confidence in the ocean, develop your skills, and make lifelong friends.

At Pacific Surf School, you will gain an understanding of the basics of surfing and learn how to read waves, practice proper technique, and stay safe. With our experienced instructors and small student-to-instructor ratio, you can be sure that you’ll receive personalized instruction tailored to your skill level.

Explore and Enjoy San Diego

Our San Diego Surf Camps also provide a chance for you to explore and get to know San Diego’s beautiful beaches. Not only will you be able to enjoy the sun, sand, and surf, but you’ll also learn about the ocean ecosystem and gain an appreciation for marine life. 

Exclusively Surf Day Camps

Surf Camp San Diego is the perfect way to experience the beauty of Southern California’s beaches and explore the waves. With our surfing day camps, you can spend 3-5 days getting to know the surf and learning from our experienced instructors. Our camps are designed for all beginner levels, and we offer both mornings and full-day sessions so that you can choose the schedule that suits you best.

Mission Beach Location

Our Mission Beach surf camp, located south of Ocean Beach, boasts a lively atmosphere with a vibrant boardwalk that stretches along the sandy shoreline. Its consistent waves and long beach breaks provide an ideal playground for surfers of all levels. After a fulfilling surf lesson, you can explore the boardwalk’s myriad of restaurants, shops, and attractions, creating an unforgettable day by the sea.

Pacific Beach Location

Moving further north, we arrive at our Pacific Beach surf camp, a beloved surfing spot among locals and visitors alike. Known for its vibrant energy and bustling community, Pacific Beach offers an array of surf breaks suitable for all skill levels. Whether you’re looking to catch your first wave or master advanced maneuvers, Pacific Beach’s diverse wave options will cater to your surfing ambitions. And when you’re ready for a break, you can indulge in the area’s lively nightlife or savor delicious coastal cuisine at one of the many beachfront eateries.

Choose from 3 Different Surf Camps

We offer a few different types of surf camps to better suit your needs.

All equipment is included: surfboard, wetsuit, UV protection rash guard, and leash.

Minimum of 3 participants

If for any reason surf camp does not run due to low enrollment, registration fees will be fully refunded.

*Children attending full day, please provide lunch and snacks for them.
Pizza Party and Award Ceremony Included on all 5 day camps.

Schedule

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TRIP ADVISOR REVIEWS

star rating  Awesome photos - Fernando did an awesome job with photos while we were surfing. It was a great day, and we also celebrated my birthday today.

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August 28, 2023

star rating  Semi Private Surf lessons - I went with my mom and twin sister for a semi-private surf lesson and it was the best!! Our instructor Paul Gilmore was amazing! He taught us everything we needed... Read More

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August 5, 2023

star rating  Awesome group activity! - Will, Aidan and Jack were INCREDIBLE. We had a large group - 13 people, ranging in age from 10-50. These guys made sure each participant got individual attention with great... Read More

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August 23, 2023

PACIFIC SURF SCHOOL’S TEAM OF INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL INSTRUCTORS & SURF CAMP LEADERS ARE ALL CERTIFIED IN OPEN WATER SAFETY, CPR AND FIRST AID.

Check out all the locations you can surf with us:
Surf Lessons in Los Angeles

Manhattan Beach

Santa Monica Beach

Venice Beach

Surf Lessons in San Diego
(Head Quarters)
Pacific Beach

Mission BEACH

Ocean Beach

La Jolla

Encinitas

Carlsbad

Surf Lessons in Los Angeles

Waikiki – Oahu

Lahaina – Maui

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