On Friday, June 14th, Eithan Osborne, along with the founder Matt Smith of an organization called Foam for Families, came to Ventura Makos to talk about what their vision is. The non-profit organization’s main goal is to get kids surfing in 3rd world countries where there are good waves. ” [...]
Today we walked over to the Channel Islands National Parks Visitor Center to check out the tide pools and different exhibits. The kids had a blast!
Check out our new girl’s style hot pink Ventura Makos v-necks and our new grey boy’s style t-shirts! If you are interested in buying one (or more) they are available for purchase at the camp in the morning during check-in.
Jeff Belzer, camp owner and director, gave the campers an introduction to what they will be learning this week, the different instructors, and began teaching them ocean safety. Anshul came to camp ready with sunscreen, a hat, and his camera! He is rocking the new Makos camp jersey. After [...]
For many of us Summer Means happiness; long days, warm nights, and live music at the local restaurants. But for surfers in Ventura, is summer really the way Bruce Brown puts it? If that means working to find waves then yes. This is the time of year when our favorite [...]
On Sunday, May 19th, Jeff had all of the returning and incoming instructors come to South Jetty for a day of training on ocean safety, lifeguarding, rules and procedures, and of course, how to teach kids how to surf at all levels!!! Everyone had a blast and went home even [...]
Check out some of the photos from Ventura Makos’ Spring Break Surf Camp, here in Ventura at “Mondos”. The kids had a blast working with instructors, Charlie Berry, Heston Jordan, Tyler Morris, and Wolf.
Congratulations to Eric Ronning, who won 2nd place, and Bronson Wheelan, who won 3rd place, at the NSSA State Championships in Huntington Beach this weekend! Both Eric and Bronson worked at Ventura Makos Surf Camp last summer, and will be instructors again this summer. We are so proud of their surfing and [...]
boogie board Dance Party from Jeffrey Belzer on Vimeo.
Lars n Hans from Jeffrey Belzer on Vimeo.