Las Olas - says it makes "girls out of women" and is a reverse finishing school. For nearly ten years, this California-based company has taught over 2,000 women how to surf. The company runs "Surf Safaris" November through June. All safaris include ground transportation to and from Puerto Vallarta airport, accommodations in an oceanfront villa, surf lessons, equipment usage, water bottles, yoga sessions, meals, one private sports massage and a private surfing lesson, day safaris to secret surfing spots, and other taxes and gratuities.
Salwater Cowgirl's Surf Camp - Saltwater Cowgirls Surf Camp is a day camp dedicated to bringing together girls and women of all ages through the sport of surfing. All instructors are chicks who rip and they can teach anybody to surf! If you already surf, they'll teach you to shred! Plus, you'll meet plenty of other girls/women just like you, so you'll never have to surf alone (or with just the guys) again!
Surf Diva - Over the last ten years, Surf Diva has taught thousands of women and girls from all over the world the sport and spirit of surfing! From weekend clinics to boarding school, from Girl Scout groups to corporate clinics and from kid's camps to week long surf adventures in Costa Rica, they have introduced women of all ages from all walks of life to the waves! They have even allowed the guys to get a piece of the action with their selection of co-ed summer camps and "Guys on the Side" programs!
Paddy Bex Surf School - Paddy Bex Surf School is the perfect place to experience surfing ocean waves for the first time, to watch your children or loved ones learn how to surf, or to improve skills. They bring everything, including a supportive and nurturing approach to non-competitive and fun lessons. Safety always comes first.
Founder, Patricia ("Paddy") Beck grew up surfing California waves, and has dedicated her adult life to teaching and the lifestyle sport of surfing. She holds a BA in Recreational Administration, a Teaching Credential in Physical Education, and a Masters Degree in Education. As are all Paddy Bex surf instructors- Patricia is certified in Lifeguard Training, CPR, and First Aid.
Surf Sister Surf School - Canada's only all-women's surf school began in Tofino , BC in 1999, founded by Jenny Stewart, longtime Tofino surfer and Canadian women's surfing champion. They are dedicated to promoting women's surfing in Tofino and worldwide. Surf Sister introduces women (and men!) of all ages and abilities to the sport of surfing in a safe, fun, and supportive environment.
Corky Carroll's Surf School - This site has information on private or group surfing lessons at their Hungtington Beach surf school and information on all inclusive surf adventures at their Costa Rica Surf school. Each school operates with its unique characteristics, emphasizing safety and the basic fundamentals. The fundamentals are taught by creating "muscle memory" skills in paddling and standing as essential to successful surfing.
Club Ed Surf Camps - Club Ed's surf camp and surf school in Santa Cruz, CA is the perfect learning vacation. Ed's surfing school is a highly respected school. At surf camp, you learn to ride the waves and experience the healthy, exciting sport of surfing first hand. You can also get private lessons at Ed's world renowned surf school. Don't put off learning to surf, sign up for instruction from Club Ed.
Manly Surf School in Australia - Manly Surf School (incorporating Sydney Surf School) is Sydney's largest surf school, teaching surfing in Sydney, Australia for 17 years. Come and experience the fun of riding a wave with Matt Grainger and his team of Surfing Australia qualified and friendly instructors
Florida Surf Lessons - Learn how to surf safely. Classes are offered on many Florida beaches including Miami Beach, Palm Beach, Boynton Beach, Cocoa Beach, and Ft. Lauderdale.
Surf Camp - Surf Camp offers high quality learn to surf kid, teen, and adult programs that are unlike anything in this world. From teen summer camps to surfing lessons to amazing surfing vacations, Surf Camp has the adventure for you!
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