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SoCal Surf School

Address: 212 S. The Strand, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number: 760-889-8984
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Ranked #5 of 27 Activities in Oceanside
Type: Surf Camps, Adventure
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Saint Hyacinthe, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

It was a really nice day ... We called late in the morning to know if there was places availaible , and they were able to accomodate us. Our instructor Caleb was a really great teacher ... I was scared of the water and I finally was able to catch a wave , plus he's really cute ;)

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had surfing lessons for the first time with my niece yesterday and had so much fun. I called at 11:00 am and they happily accommodated us for 1:00pm. While I managed to stand for about half a second it was a challenge mentally and physically. Our instructor Trevor was patient and positive - a great guy. It was an amazing... More

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Fresno, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

6-16-2014 To: Brooke  SoCal Surf School surfcamps usa Re: Our experience at Surf Camp (three day minicamp) June 10, 11, 12-2014 Hi Brooke  Our experience at Surf camp was Exceptionally Awesome. Your camp Staff was professional with us and the other campers. Our experience with Michelle and Tad was pleasant, informative, caring and it showed that they like... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I wanted to learn more about the world of surfing and decided to call the school to set up an appointment. They quickly arranged a date and time that worked within my schedule. I met with my instructor "Jacob" who provided me with my board and wetsuit. He was professional the whole time and did a great job helping me... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

We had 4 kids ranging in age from 9-16. Jacob did a great job at getting everyone up and surfing. Even the child who had troubles had a great time and was able to get up into board. Great communication about times and very easy to book!!

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Encinitas, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Really nice, easy to book, accommodating But, compared to other surf camps, there is no instruction--just supervision as the kids head out there. My kids have attended other surf camps, and in those, the instructors don't just take the kids out in the waves, they actually teach them also. Also, every other surf camp we have done provides wetsuits. We... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

My friend and I called a day before to see if we could get a lesson and SoCal surf school was ready and available, even on a Sunday, and a holiday. Our instructor, Megan, met us with kit ready to go and was energetic and enthusiastic. Not to mention a top rate teacher; everything we asked her about, she had... More

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Oceanside, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

my friend and i are both beginners at surfing, and we had such a good time! instructions were very clear, the instructor (megan) came prepared with a first aid kit as well. i would definitely do this again, and can't wait to keep surfing!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

you know i did not actually get a chance to try the surf school but i was watching the instructers and i was really inpressed by what i saw and i do want to try it we are making plans to come back out to oceansidde to try surfing and explore some more

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Ottawa Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

My husband really wanted to try surfing so we took the Coaster train from San Diego(very easy, inexpensive too ) and asked a local surf shop who they would recommend. The gentleman didn't even have to think about it-he told us SoCal was by far the most professional and courteous. Kyle, the instructor was great! After a brief orientation on... More

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