HERMOSA Beach Camps

BEACH CAMP / SURF CAMP / SKATEBOARD CAMP

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Response

We are following all precautions and guidelines established for Day Camp operators outlined by the LA County Department of Public Health. We are excited and proud to provide a safe and healthy camp experience for our community.

Prorated Week of August 30th

The Hermosa school year begins Friday, Sept. 3rd. If you’d like to attend camp that week M-Th, please contact the City of Hermosa Beach using the information below to reserve these spots and receive prorated pricing.

 310.318.0280 | hbconnect@hermosabeach.org

HERMOSA BEACH CAMP OVERVIEW

BeachSports is dedicated to inspiring the next generation of South Bay residents to respect, preserve and safely enjoy our local beaches and oceans. Developed by lifeguards and professional educators, our programs provide a fun, safe and inclusive environment for campers to develop lifelong skills, make friends and enjoy their precious summer outdoors!

When is it?

2021 Dates:
June 28th – September 3rd

Schedules:
Monday-Friday
9AM-2PM

Who Can Join?

Ages 4 to 10 | Beach Camp
Age 7-14 | Surf Camp
5-12 | Skate Camp
No former ocean experience required

15 or older?
Become a BeachSports Coach or “Coach In Training”! Click here to learn more.

Where is it?

Pick-Up / Drop-Off:
BEACH & SURF CAMP
15th St. & The Strand
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
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SKATEBOARD CAMP
Hermosa Skate Park
710 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90245

Hermosa Camp Options

Starting at Age 4, our Beach Camp is designed to be the perfect introduction to the beach for our younger campers. Our curriculum and activities were designed by local elementary school teachers to be inclusive, educational, safe and FUN! Campers will experience a variety of different beach and water activities, games, and educational lessons throughout the week that are designed specifically for their age group.

Safety

  • Coach Ratio: 1:6
  • All Coaches: CPR & First-Aid Certified and Background Checked
  • Location: Camp is setup next to the 14th St. LA County Lifeguard station. Coaches and Lifeguards communicate daily about ocean conditions and coaches always defer to lifeguards on safety matters.
  • Rashguards: All campers receive brightly colored SPF rashguards so they are easily identified by coaches and lifeguards.
  • Sunscreen: Sunscreen reapplication breaks are scheduled multiple times throughout the day. Shade tents are provided on the beach for all day campers to escape sun exposure.

Camp Activities

  • Age Appropriate & Inclusive Beach Games
  • Ocean Safety Lessons (Rip tides, currents, waves, etc.)
  • Boogie Boarding & Body Surfing
  • Beginner Surf Instruction (1:1 Coach to Camper ratio)
  • Ecology Lessons (ex. Our impact on the beaches and oceans)
  • Meet the Lifeguards

Age Groups, Schedules & Fees

Campers are split into groups based on age to ensure camp activities are safe, fun and developmentally appropriate for each of our campers. Our age groups break out as follows and you will choose your group during registration:

Minnows | Age 4-6

Schedule & Fees
9AM-2PM | Mon-Fri
$395/week
Price includes 10% fee charged by City of HB

Click Here to Register!

Find the date you'd like to attend then select
Group A or Group B*.
You'll be transferred to the City of Hermosa Beach website to complete your registration:

June 28-July 2
Group A | Group B

July 6-9*
Group A | Group B

July 12-16
Group A | Group B

July 19-23
Group A | Group B

July 26-30
Group A | Group B

August 2-6
Group A | Group B

August 9-13
Group A | Group B

August 16-20
Group A | Group B

August 23-27
Group A | Group B

August 30-Sept. 3
Group A

*Week of July 5th prorated. No Camp Monday

*Group A vs. Group B - This is our way of separating campers into pods. Lessons and activities are the same for each group. Each group will have their own 2 instructors for the week. There will be limited interaction between groups to reduce chances of COVID exposure.

Dolphins | Age 7-12

Schedule & Fees
9AM-2PM | Mon-Fri
$395/week
Price includes 10% fee charged by City of HB

Click Here to Register!

Find the date you'd like to attend then select Group A or Group B.
You'll be transferred to the City of Hermosa Beach website to complete your registration:

Registration for Group B opens Friday, May 21st

June 28-July 2
Group A | Group B

July 6-9*
Group A | Group B

July 12-16
Group A | Group B

July 19-23
Group A | Group B

July 26-30
Group A | Group B

August 2-6
Group A | Group B

August 9-13
Group A | Group B

August 16-20
Group A | Group B

August 23-27
Group A | Group B

August 30-Sept. 3
Group A

*Week of July 5th prorated. No Camp Monday

*Group A vs. Group B - This is our way of separating campers into pods. Lessons and activities are the same for each group. Each group will have their own 2 instructors for the week. There will be limited interaction between groups to reduce chances of COVID exposure.

Please note: Registration for our Hermosa camps is controlled by the City of Hermosa Beach Parks & Rec Department. For assistance with registration, please call 310.318.0280 or email hbconnect@hermosabeach.org.

Save Our Hermosa Surf Camp!

Our Hermosa Beach Camps are run through the City of Hermosa Beach Parks & Rec. Department. At this time, the City does not intend to offer our Surf Camp as an option for kids this summer due to another program returning after taking last summer off.  If you'd like to see our Surf Camp return to Hermosa Beach, please contact the Parks & Rec Department using the info below. Thank you for your support!

CONTACT INFO:
e: hbconnect@hermosabeach.gov
p: 310.318.0280

Starting at Age 7, BeachSports Surf Camp is designed for both first time surfers and those looking to take their surfing to the next level. Our small class size and incredibly low instructor to camper ratio of 1:4 ensures a safe environment with hyper-focused, individualized instruction for each camper. In addition to learning surfing techniques, campers will also be educated on other essential aspects of surfing including, wave formation, tides, rip tides and currents, etiquette, equipment and much more! We provide a variety of different foam surfboards for campers to choose from ranging in size from 5’6″ to 8′ so campers can experience a variety of equipment throughout the week.

Safety

  • Coach Ratio: 1:4
  • Camp Size: 12 campers + 3 instructors
  • All Coaches: CPR & First-Aid Certified and Background Checked
  • Location: Camp is setup next to a staffed LA County Lifeguard station. Coaches and Lifeguards communicate daily about ocean conditions and coaches always defer to lifeguards on safety matters.
  • Rashguards: All campers receive brightly colored SPF rashguards so they are easily identified by coaches and lifeguards.
  • Sunscreen: Sunscreen reapplication breaks are scheduled multiple times throughout the day. Shade tents are provided on the beach for all day campers to escape sun exposure.

Activities & Instruction

  • Beginner to Advanced Surf Instruction
  • Ocean Safety (Rip tides, currents, waves, etc.)
  • Surfing Etiquette 101
  • Surfing Safety Education
  • Ecology Lessons (ex. Our impact on the beaches and oceans)
  • Meet the Lifeguards
  • Beach Games, Body Surfing & Boogie Boarding optionalare easily identified by coaches and lifeguards.

 

Camp Schedule & Fees

Dates:
June 28 - Sept. 3rd

Hours:
9AM-2PM | Monday - Friday

Price:
$425 per week
Price includes 10% fee charged by the City of HB

Sign Up!

Click on the date below you'd like to attend.  You'll be transferred to the City of Hermosa Beach website to complete your registration:

REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 10th!
We are awaiting approval from the City of Hermosa Beach to see if they'll allow us to run our Surf Camp. We will notify you via email when registration is open. Join Our Email List

Week 1 | June 28- July 2
Week 2 | July 6-9*
Week 2 | July 12-16
Week 3 | July 19-23
Week 4 | July 26-30
Week 5 | August 2-6
Week 6 | August 9-13
Week 7 | August 16-20
Week 8 | August 23-27
Week 9 | August 30-Sept. 3

*Week of July 5th prorated. No Camp Monday.

Please note: Registration for our Hermosa camps is controlled by the City of Hermosa Beach Parks & Rec Department. For assistance with registration, please call 310.318.0280 or email hbconnect@hermosabeach.org.

Learn to skateboard or take your skating to the next level at our Skate Camp at the Hermosa Beach Skate Park!  Our Summer Camp is open to boys and girls, with or without skating experience, from age 5 to 12.  Campers will have exclusive use of the Skate Park to learn and practice their skills!  Our coaches will provide beginner to advanced level instruction starting from the very basic, getting from A to B, to intermediate and advanced tricks including ollies, flip tricks, grinds, ramp skating and much more!

Safety is our number one priority. All campers are required to wear a helmet, elbow pads, knee pads and closed toe shoes.  Our coaches are First-Aid & CPR Certified and enforce strict safety rules. They are also very talented skateboarders with a lot of knowledge to share with their campers!  Don’t have pads or a skateboard? No worries!  We have some you can use.

 CAMP SIZE = 12 Campers + 2 Coaches

Safety

  • Coach Ratio: 1:6
  • All Coaches: CPR & First-Aid Certified and Background Checked
  • Pads: Campers are required to wear a helmet, elbow and knee pads at all times
  • Location: Hermosa Skatepark is gated and closed to the public during camp hours.
  • Sunscreen: Campers should arrive with sunscreen on and will reapply during snack.  Shade tents are also provided.

What To Bring

  • Pads: Helmet, Knee & Elbow Pads (wrist guards recommended)
  • Mask
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Skateboard
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks & Water

Pick-Up & Drop-Off

Hermosa Beach Skatepark
710 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90245
(Click Here for Directions)

Camp is held in the Hermosa Beach city skate park.  Our campers have exclusive access of the park for the entire 9AM-12PM camp session. Check-in with your PCH Skate Camp Coaches wearing bright blue T-Shirts.

Camp Schedule & Fees

Dates:
July 6th - Sept. 3rd

Hours:
9AM-12PM | Monday - Friday

Price:
$325 per week
Price includes 10% fee charged by the City of HB

Sign Up!

Click on the date below you'd like to attend.  You'll be transferred to the City of Hermosa Beach website to complete your registration:

REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 10th!

Week 1 | July 6-9*
Week 2 | July 12-16
Week 3 | July 19-23
Week 4 | July 26-30
Week 5 | August 2-6
Week 6 | August 9-13
Week 7 | August 16-20
Week 8 | August 23-27
Week 9 | August 30-Sept. 3

*Week of July 5th prorated. No Camp Monday.

Please note: Registration for our Hermosa camps is controlled by the City of Hermosa Beach Parks & Rec Department. For assistance with registration, please call 310.318.0280 or email hbconnect@hermosabeach.org.

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