|2016 PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Brickhouse Surf Camp is a mobile surf camp designed for boys and girls who want to learn how to surf. We are in our 15th year of operation and take great pride in having taught over one thousand students to surf!
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||Is a five day program and costs $595
THE $595 INCLUDES:
- Five days of supervised board training and surf lessons.
- All boards, wetsuits and training equipment.
- Transportation to and from some of New England’s most beautiful beaches.
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Session 1: July 11 - July 15
Session 2: July 18 - July 22
Session 3: July 25 - July 29
Session 4: August 1 - August 5
|BRICKHOUSE BOARD WEEK
- We will get our students in the water as much as possible. Therefore, it is a completely mobile event. We go where the waves are!
- Will enhance participants’ skills in all three board sports: surfing, skating and snowboarding.
- Will improve participants’ physical fitness.
- Will educate students about the ocean, waves, weather and surfing.
- Will educate students about ocean safety.
- Will introduce students to new equipment. And most importantly, will give participants a week of fun in the sun doing what they love to do!
||The following is an example of a typical day at the camp.
9:00 am Pick Up*
9-10 am Travel to surfing location
10 am Warm up, gear up
10:15 am Surf!!
11:30 am Rest
12:00 pm Surf!!
1:40 pm Out of Water/Lunch
2:30 Return to drop off locations
3-3:30 pm Camper Pickup
*For added convenience we have camper pickup and drop off locations in Marblehead, Gloucester and Peabody.
|PICK UP & DROPOFF LOCATIONS
||1. Marblehead Police Station Parking Lot
2. The Container Store, North Shore Mall, Peabody
3. Good Harbor Beach @ Atlantic Ave., Gloucester (Across from the Bass Rocks Beach Club)
|Fun Facts: From Board Week 2015
- 60 kids attended the camp.
- Out of six weeks only four days had unrideable waves.
- Beaches surfed included: Jenness, Hampton, Secon Beach R.I., First Beach R.I., Preston Beach, Short Beach, Long Beach.
- The entire summer was filled with 90% return campers from previous years!
|** A note about the weather and waves**
Waves are not guaranteed. In fact, Brickhouse surf camp is designed around the assumption that there will not be waves on certain days each week. Students have a lot to learn both in and out of the water and their time at camp will be fun and educational regardless of weather and wave conditions.
Waves are often associated with bad weather. A day at the beach in New England often means a day at the beach in the rain. That’s what the wetsuit is for. This is the reality of New England surfing. If it is rainy and there are waves, we will be in the water all day. If it rains and there are no waves we have several rainy day itineraries that will be implemented depending on the severity of the weather.