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Corky Carroll's Surf School

Bolsa Chica State Beach, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
+1 714-969-3959
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Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics
Activities: Surfing
Description: Corky Carroll's Surf School is a 2nd generation family owned surf school. We offer private and group lessons as well as a weekly surf camp.
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Long Beach
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our son took at week of surf lessons from this school and loved it! I felt they were very organized and set-up and they had everything for the kids along with a positive attitude. We will return.

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Hartford, Connecticut
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My family and I were only in Irvine, CA, for a couple of days and I hadn't pre-planned what to do with our two kids (11 & 10 y.o.). On a whim, I called Corky Carroll's at about 4pm and asked if they had any surf lessons available the next day. They had two time slots so I chose the... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We live in Orange County, but this is our first time doing a surf camp. My 13 and 11 year old daughters are loving it. Bolsa Chica State Beach is the perfect location for beginning surfers and the instructors are great. An added bonus for parents who stay to watch is that there are bike/walking trails where you can enjoy... More

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Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This review is for their class in Huntington Beach (Bolsa Chica to be exact) using a groupon deal. I saw their deal in groupon and it was excellent price. Bought one for myself, called the number on the coupon and left a message. Someone got back to me within couple of hours. I scheduled my class with no problem. They... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We've been taking the whole family to Corky Carroll's for a few years now. I can't even remember how many. Perhaps 4 or 5. We have children from 18 to 5 that participate. The youngest does their Beach Adventure for the week. The instructors are great. They build sand castles or do other things while one or two instructors take... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Our instructor was fantastic! He was awesome with the kids. Their lessons are structured to train for 1 hour and then leave the kids with the board for an hour to surf on their own. I would have preferred more supervision for my child on that second hour, even paid for it, but that was not an option. I am... More

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Hesperia, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This was so amazing for our children! The instructor, Alex, was great and the boys can't stop talking about him. One got up on first try, other one took a while and started getting frustrated but the instructor new just how to work with him. We will be back for sure, may even do a group/party!

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Orange county
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94 reviews 94 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

My husband has lived in the middle of cornfields his whole live, the Midwest. When we moved out here, he wanted to learn to surf. So, he went here! Couldn't believe how quickly they had him up on a Longboard and he has been doing it ever since!

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Huntington Beach, California
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157 reviews 157 reviews
38 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

I highly recommend this surf camp - my son and daughter attended a few years ago, and my daughter is finishing up a week of camp as I type. Very organized, and a great way to spend a week in the Summer. The first time we did the half day camp - and this year we signed up for the... More

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

This is the 2nd summer I have brought my son to this beach camp. He went last year and definitely wanted to return. He just turned 15 years old. The instructions on how to get there (with a very helpful photo online of the signal where you turn left), where to park, are clear. There is a large pop-up with... More

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