WHAT DO I BRING TO CAMP? waterproof sunscreen, towel, change of dry clothes, drinking water, healthy snacks, lunch (ALL DAY CAMPERS ONLY) and a wetsuit. If you do not have a wetsuit, we rent them at camp for $10/day or you can purchase one at our store located at 34116 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629. We also recommend foot protection for the water (i.e. athletic socks or booties), which we also sell at our shop.


  • Half Day Camp Hours: 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm
  • Full Day Camp: 9am-4pm.
  • Mandatory Monday camp base checkin
  • Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes prior to your start time. 

WHERE IS THE SURF CAMP? Doheny State Beach, 25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA

WHERE DO I PARK? Is $15/per day, or a $2-an-hour pay-box. There is curbside sign in and drop off. 

HOW DO I GET THERE? Once you enter Doheny State Beach: Turn right into the first parking lot after Ranger Pay Station. You will see our Girl in the Curl Surf Bus. Park and walk towards the beach. Once you see Lifeguard Tower 12, look to your right. You will see a Black and Pink awning in the sand. That's where we are. 

CAN I COME WATCH? Parents and families are welcome to observe our program. We ask that you observe from a distance and let us work our magic with our surf campers. Our camp area is reserved for students only. We appreciate your cooperation. 

IS PHOTOGRAPHY AVAILABLE? We have a photographer on site that takes orders at the beginning of camp on Mondays. If you are interested in receiving quality shots of your child surfing, please bring $60 to sign up on the first day of camp. 

Girl in the Curl Shop:

Girl in the Curl surf beach: