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End of the Summer Beach Party!

End of the Summer Beach Party!

August 17, 2013 8:12 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Thank you to everyone who made it out for our last day of surf camp at South Jetty! We had a great summer and feel very appreciative for all that were involved with our program. Big THANK YOU to Olas Mexican Grill for catering our party, Glass Key Hotel for playing amazing music, Airealistic for starting […]

 
After School Surf Program

After School Surf Program

August 9, 2013 9:20 pm / General, Private Lessons, Surfing / 1 comment

Starting Monday, August 26th 2013, Ventura Makos will be offering after school surf lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced surfers.  WHEN: Monday-Friday, 4-5pm. WHERE: Beginners (who need an instructor to help them catch waves) at Mondos/Faria Beach Intermediate & Advanced surfers at The Cove/C-Street **Limited Space: Sign up by the […]

 
Advanced Surf Camp with Pro Surfer Mike McCabe

Advanced Surf Camp with Pro Surfer Mike McCabe

July 12, 2013 6:43 am / Uncategorized / No comments

This week Mike McCabe joined Ventura Makos as a guest instructor and he taught our advanced kids a few new tricks and helped them improve their surfing! Here are a few photos of them from the week.  

 
Surf Lessons in Honor of the 19 Fallen Arizona Firefighters

Surf Lessons in Honor of the 19 Fallen Arizona Firefighters

July 3, 2013 6:05 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Ventura Makos will be celebrating the 4th of July by teaching kids to surf, and donating 100% of the proceeds to the families of the firefighters in Arizona whose lives were lost. On Sunday afternoon, 19 heroes, lost their lives as they were fighting to protect their communities from a […]

 
Foam for Families

Foam for Families

June 18, 2013 11:29 pm / Uncategorized / 3 comments

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. ” […]

 
Trip to the Aquarium

Trip to the Aquarium

June 13, 2013 10:08 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

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!

 
New T-Shirts!!!

New T-Shirts!!!

June 13, 2013 5:13 am / Uncategorized / No comments

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.  

 
Summer is Here & the first day of Surf Camp was awesome.

Summer is Here & the first day of Surf Camp was awesome.

June 10, 2013 10:10 pm / Uncategorized / 4 comments

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 […]

 
The Summer Season: What Summer means to surfers, adults, and groms

The Summer Season: What Summer means to surfers, adults, and groms

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 […]

 
The Ventura Makos Instructors are stoked for Summer Camp!

The Ventura Makos Instructors are stoked for Summer Camp!

May 20, 2013 5:19 am / General, Instructors, Ocean Safety, Surfing / 2 comments

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 […]