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Somo Teens Surf Camp - Santander, Cantabria. Spain

INTRODUCTION

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With more than 35 years of experience in teaching surfing to generations of kids and teens coming from all over the Europe, the Somo teens Surfcamp (10-17 years old) held by the first surf school of Spain and surely among the bests in Europe..! Runs proved and trustworthy surf summer camps for teenagers during the whole month July and more !

 

Located only few minutes from the easy and safe beach breaks in front of Santander bay, we propose you an appealing and stimulating vacation for your sons, entirely dedicated to the surf, skate and fun with full board accommodation, transport from local airport,  tutoring 24h/day and the employment of the best and ultimate skateboarding and surfing materials.

 

The camp are organised to motivate and inspire the pupils to gain its best from the surf courses, skate sessions and parallel activities always under supervision of the staff and tutors (speaking spanish and english too!).

 

The surfcamp will culminate with a barbecue and a night music party after a surfing competitions full of prizes and surprise..

THE ACCOMMODATION

The guys will be sleeping at the surfcamp up on the hill of Lorredo, overlooking the beautiful surfing beach of Somo hearing only the noise of the waves ! Under the complete supervision of the staff 24h/day with an area entirely dedicated to them. Every single tent can comfortably accommodate up to 3 kids and is featured with sleeping bag, inflatable mattress, pillow and mosquito nets. Male separated from females.

 

Apart from the surf course and related activities we propose a wealth of entertainment with beach games, grafiti, skateboarding and more…

 

SURFCAMP PROGRAM

For the applicants to the 2 weeks program, the schedule will be modified. * Intensive program (surf course 4 hours/day)  

  • Day 1 – Arrival at the surfcamp and welcoming with introductions, explanation of activities and dinner.
  • Day 2 – Breakfast – 2 hours of surf lessons in the morning – lunch – free surf under supervision(or 2 hr lessons*) – activities – dinner and surf movie projection.
  • Day 3 – Breakfast – 2 hours of surf lessons in the morning – lunch – introduction at stand up paddle board / Excursion, yoga and stretching  – dinner.
  • Day 4 – Breakfast – 2 hours of surf lessons in the morning – lunch – free surf under supervision  (or 2 hr lessons*) – activities – dinner – videos and surf history.
  • Day 5 – Breakfast – 2 hours of surf lessons in the morning – lunch – surfboards workshop, shaping and materials and visit to local surf shop – theory lesson about meteorology and ocean – activities – dinner.
  • Day 6 – Breakfast – 2 hours of surf lessons in the morning – lunch –  free surf under supervision  (or 2 hr lessons*) – beach games – activities – Excursion or Yoga etc – dinner.
  • Day 7 – Breakfast – 2 hours of surf lessons in the morning – lunch –  free surf under supervision (or 2 hr lessons*) – barbecue – surf party – raffle – surf video projection/live music.
  • Day 8 – Breakfast – 2 hours of surf lessons in the morning – surf competition – lunch – DVD delivery with photos/video DVD of the camp and certificate – departure.

 

FOOD

Full board service included in every package. With daily breakfast at the camp every morning before preparing the backpacks for the beach and materials for lessons (everything is provided). Packed lunch at the beach and dinner at the camp. The last night the barbecue and party is included !  Please inform us about any allergy or special need.  

THE ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE ? HAVING FUN !

Our goal is to help the surfers with progress, wave knowledge, respect of the ocean, safeness always respecting the other surfers to have the maximum fun ! Every courses include the employment of the ultimate surf technology materials with softy surfboards perfect for beginners and intermediate :

 

• more stability

• better floatation

• take – off more easy

• less risks of injuries

 

They will stand up on the board after a weekly course with no difficulties and stress which will be automatically translated in more fun! After the morning session with theory and practice, the afternoon will be dedicated at the second lesson of the day (highly recommended to beginners and intermediate looking for fast improvement) or for more experienced ones, will be the occasion to carry out and tests themselves.

 

Our surf instructors will be take care of them during the surf lessons and free surf, meanwhile a photographer will be often taking some nice shot to make a video/photo collage. Many professionals have participated in the success of this school, which is why we are known for our professionalism and experience in the water.

 

SURF SPOTS

Somo itself is a reputed surf spot with excellent beach breaks ideal for beginners. Somo is also ideally located to discover the nearby breaks of Langre and Galizano, a few kilometres east of the seaside resort. Santander is centrally located to discover the splendid, although underrated surf spots of Cantabria. West of Santander are the spots of Liencres, Suances, Oyambre and Meron. East of the the city are the spots of Laredo, Santona and El Brusco, Cantabria’s most famous break. Most of these breaks are beach breaks and enjoy excellent swell conditions year round thanks to the deep northern Atlantic depressions travelling down the Bay of Biscay.

 

SURF LESSONS

The staff will bring the guys to the beach school facility where they can dispose of locker room with lockers, hot shower, hair drier and materials storage. We will provide the ultimate surf technology materials : leash, surfboard and wetsuit for the whole camp.

 

SURF COURSE

The first day of course, they will be split into different groups according to their skills and surfing ability before joining:

 

• SURF SCHOOL PROGRAM (surf lessons 2 hours/day) and free surfing under supervision the afternoon • INTENSIVE PROGRAM  (surf lessons 4 hours/day)

 

Level : beginner, intermediate, advanced

Age :  10 – 17

Duration : 2 hours per class

Classes : 10/12 students maximum per instructor

Instructor : English and spanish speaking , in possess of surf coaching and life guarding certification.

Surf  lessons include : transport to the beach (go&return), surfboard, wetsuit, leash, wax, insurance.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

  • WARM UP AND STRETCHING: In order to prevent injuries and introduce your sons to the regular sports activity we always do some warm up at the beach with stretching exercises to the muscles and articulation more stressed during surfing (shoulder, knees, abs,etc.).
  • PILATES AND YOGA: Empower our balance with abs and targeted exercises to help improve your surfing. Relax breathing method with yoga and stretching exercises to strength the muscle after the activity.
  • STAND UP PADDLE BOARD: Our SUP instructor will take a lesson about this hawaiian surfing discipline with beginner lesson and exciting excursion floating on calm water.
  • BEACH GAMES AND CAMP ACTIVITIES: After every afternoon surf session or surf lessons we keep on playing at the beach. Beach soccer, volleyball, rackets and many more.
  • PING – PONG
  • SOCCER TABLE
  • VOLLEYBALL
  • SKATEBOARDING AND CARVER© SKATE: We will experiment modern longboard skate projected to improve the carving technique of a surfboard on land. Close to the beach we have at fully disposal a recently renewed skatepark where we old summer competitions and free style exhibitions.
  • SHAPING & SURFBOARD: Our main surf instructor will explain the shaping process and the different type of surfboards. Measures, volume, design and famous shaper and evolution of materials in order to be aware about it and select the right equipment.
  • VIDEO PROJECTION, METEOROLOGY CLASS & NATURE: Often the night after dinner we will project videos of surfing to examine in the depth the theory learned during the day with practical example of perfect surf technique.  During the day we organise some meteorology lesson in order to become aware about wind, weather and wave conditions for surfing, collecting and understanding the useful informations (forecast, safety, currents, pollution, etc.)
  • GRAFFITI When surfing became art and expression of yourselves through the color and walls.
  • SURF PARTY: The last night of every single surfcamp we run a barbecue party at the surf house  surfing video projection, raffle with many prizes.. and music !!!
  • SURF CHAMPIONSHIP: After the morning lessons and before lunch we will run the surfing competitions : hits, judges and your diploma delivered at the end from your surf instructors.
  • DVD PHOTO/VIDEO: With the best shot of the week for an unforgettable surfing holiday in Spain!

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

SOMO

Town hall of Ribamontán al Mar, is a popular seaside resort with a miles long sandy beach ideally situated on a small sandy peninsula closing the bay of Santander. Easy to reach with bus or shuttle bus directly from the downtown of the city, won’t take you longer than 30 minutes to get there by car and choose one of the numerous beaches which flank the bay. Widly recognize as the surf capital of Cantabria, offers a beautiful view of Santander with a landscape of lagoons at ovest and Santa Magdalena Peninsula on the east. 
This tiny, green and authentic village…thanks to its position, repaired from the bay and with access to the open ocean far at the end of Lorredo, offers perfect conditions for surfing also with adverse weather conditions.

 

SANTANDER

Santander granted as The capital of Cantabria was made popular in the 19th. century by the royal family, combining the charm of an old summer resort with a range of cultural activities. With a big tradition of rowing, and a growing surfing culture from the 60′, Somo is also destination for lots golf-addicted…the famous Pedrena Royal Golf Club, inaugurated in 1929, designed by Harry S. Colt and home of club of Severiano Ballesteros, the famous Spanish player who started his amazing career here as a caddy.

 

CANTABRIA

Cantabria is a mountainous region on the Atlantic coast and part of the “Green Spain” area. Located between Asturias and the Basque country, the region is divided into two distinct natural environments. The coastal area, some two hundred kilometres of cliffy shoreline and a series of quiet estuaries, is separated from the high mesetas of central Spain by the snow capped Picos de Europa range which rises up to 2,665 meters. This wild and unspoiled area of outstanding beauty is protected as a natural park, still hosting wild bears and wolves.

 

CLIMATE

Atlantic, with mild/wet winters and warm summers.

 

Getting Here

We can offer you private transfer from/to the International Airport of Santander. Please confirm us the time of arrival and departure for your sons flights schedule with 48 hours of prior notice.

PRICES & PACKAGES

TEENS SURFCAMP

2 hours daily lesson

 DATES1 WEEK2 WEEKS
Camp 12 - 9 July680 €
Camp 29 - 16 July680 €1.200 €
Camp 316 - 23 July680 €1.200 €
Camp 423- 30 July680 €1.200 €

4 hours daily lesson

 DATES1 WEEK2 WEEKS
Camp 12 - 9 July860 €
Camp 29 - 16 July860 €1.500 €
Camp 316 - 23 July860 €1.500 €
Camp 423 - 30 July860 €1.500 €

 

The prices are per person

 

INCLUDE

• Accommodation at the Surfcamp

• Full board service (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

• Half day surf course (2 hrs/ class materials included) OR Full day Surf Course (4 hrs/ class materials included) • Materials included with supervision of instructors and staffs

• 24 h/ day supervision at the camp with our monitors

• Extra activities the afternoon after surfing: games, hillwalking, etc.

• Yoga & stretching

• Ping-Pong, futbolín, pool, graffiti, competitions, table games, swimming pool..

• Skate board classes

• Introduction to Stand up Paddle and long skate.

• Videos and photos projection the night at the camp

• Visit to local surf shop and shaper. Presentation and speech about different kind of surfboards

• Meteorology class, surf history, ocean and waves to surf safe.

• Last night party with barbecue and live music

• QUIKSILVER & ROXY presents, raffle…and more to surprise you!

• Competition and certificate

 

 

ROXY SURFCAMP GIRLS ONLY

DATES

3 – 10July

 

PRICE

850 € per person

 

INCLUDE

• Accommodation at SURF CAMP

• Full board service ( breakfast, lunch, dinner )

• Full day Surf Course (4 hrs/ class materials included)

• Materials included with supervision of instructors and staffs

• 24 h/ day supervision at the camp with our monitors

• Extra activities the afternoon after surfing: games, hillwalking, etc.

• Yoga & stretching

• Ping-Pong, futbolín, pool, graffiti, competitions, juegos de mesa, swimming pool…

• Skate board clases

• Introduction to Stand up Paddle and long skate.

• Videos and photos projection the night at the camp

• Visit to local surf shop and shaper. Presentation and speech about different kind of surfboards

• Meteorology class, surf history, ocean and waves to surf safe.

• Last night party with BBQ and live music

• QUIKSILVER & ROXY presents, raffle…and more to surprise you!

• Competition and certificate.

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