- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Session Start: June, July
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Sports
- Sub-Categories: Surfing
- Selective: No
- Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
Spend time with fellow surfers whose passion for the sport inspires them to want to learn the art of surfboard building. While apprenticing a professional shaper, you will learn different aspects of this unique trade such as why surfboards are shaped differently and what effects shape has on performance.
How would you like to spend your summer surfing the warm waters of Wrightsville and Topsail beaches while creating your own custom surfboard? Does surfing mean more to you than just riding the waves under your feet? Spend time with fellow surfers whose passion for the sport inspires them to want to learn the art of surfboard building. While apprenticing a professional shaper, you will learn different aspects of this unique trade such as why surfboards are shaped differently and what effects shape has on performance.
This program is specifically geared towards beginner to advanced teen surfers that want to broaden their horizons and gain a better knowledge of the craftsmanship of board design.
You will leave this program, not only with your own custom surfboard, but also a newfound appreciation for the time and skill that goes into this art. The enrollment for this program is limited; we accept a maximum of 12 participants. Days are spent surfing and creating your masterpieces!
Extensive daily surfing coaching at a variety of beach breaksBuilding your very own surfboard under the guidance of one of the East Coast’s top shapersLearning the physics behind a shapers methodology and its effects on performanceUsing different construction techniques and designs including shortboards, fun boards, and fishesDesigning and taking home your very own custom surf board valued at $795!
Below tuition includes air-conditioned lodging, all meals, 24-hour same gender adult supervision, shuttle to and from the Wilmington International Airport (ILM), equipment, surfboard building materials and guidance, professional surfing instruction, daily transportation, WB Surf Camp t-shirt, activity fees, surfboard factory tour, Surf Camp’s Pre-Surf Stretching Guide, Surfing Etiquette Guide, surftificate of achievement, and 8” x 12” group photo. For more specific information about our teen overnight surf camps or to secure your spot now, please call toll free 1.866.844.7873.