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SUMMER CAMPS & Kids Programs

Quick Details

Level: Beginner to intermediate (Must be able to swim prior to joining the class)

Duration:  Summer Camp :  June – August Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm

Class Size: 5:1 student-to-instructor ratio. Minimum 5 Maximum 10 kids.

Ages Group: 9 – 16 years old

Location: Santa Cruz Harbor


Children (Age 8-12)

SUMMER CAMP at the Shack – Kids love to SUP!

June – August 2023

$400 per week per camper

Summer Camp Sessions at the SUP Shack

We keep our classes small, socially distant and active – your kids will be able to spend time Sup’n or kayaking with trips to the beach to go boogie boarding.

Day 1 : Learn to SUP. Getting to know you.  Tour around the Santa Cruz Harbor.  Water Safety

Day 2 : Games. T-Shirt design. Tour around the Santa Cruz Harbor.  Boogie Board – meet the life guards.

Day 3 : Environmental Day – Beach/Harbor Clean Up. Paddle around the harbor.  Soccer on the Beach

Day 4 : Kayak Day – Learn how to kayak, discover the Santa Cruz Harbor at water level.

Day 5 : SUPuation Day : Graduation Day : Choice of Kayak or Paddle – Ice Cream Party.

We learn to paddle around the calm harbor waters, if conditions and campers are experienced we get to paddle out on the Bay and see the Santa Cruz Wharf and Boardwalk from a new view.

We teach our campers to be Guardians of the Ocean.  The learn about the creatures that live in the Santa Cruz Harbor – the seals, sea lions, birds and sometimes sea otters and dolphins.  We learn to keep our oceans clean picking up trash (gloves and sanitizers are provided).

Campers must be able to swim and able to get easily back on their SUPs/kayaks.  Healthy and Strong.

Wetsuits are available – $50 per week.

Campers can purchase snacks and lunch at the Beach Market, please bring money for their lunches.

5 : 1 student to instructor ratio

Kids will learn about water safety
Life vests are provided and must be worn
Kids must be able to swim
Build SUP Skills.

Dates :

Youth Summer Camp : 9 – 12 years old

5th June.  10th July


Teen Summer Camp : 13 – 16 years old

12th June, 19th June, 17th July


Advanced Summer Camp   :  24th July

Grand finale of Summer Season – this is a fun week where we get to paddle out on the Monterey Bay, practice race skills and experience more adventure sup.  Must have taken the beginner class first.