Frequently asked questions

What are the camper requirements?

Camps are designed for ages 7-13. We ask that our participants are comfortable in the ocean and on the beach. Parents/guardians must sign and return the Registration Agreement prior to scheduled lesson(s).

Payment & Registration

The registration form must be signed, emailed, and delivered prior to the lesson date or scheduled camp. Payment for all camps/lessons must be paid prior to activities. We accept Paypal, Venmo, cash, credit card, or check.


The Sandy Avocado Surf Camp is fully insured by Accord & John M. Glover Agency. All campers/parents/guardians must fill out our hold harmless agreement prior to camp participation.

Cancellations by Us

Sometimes conditions are not suitable for operation and we have to cut the day short or cancel. We cancel for thunder & lightning, extreme wind, dangerous wave conditions, & extreme fog. We closely monitor weather conditions and do our best to continue operations on our scheduled days. Shortened camp or lesson time will be made up at a new scheduled time. Cancelled camps or lessons will be scheduled for a new time as well or refunded in full. You will be notified for cancellations/changes by text message and/or voice call one hour before your scheduled time.

Cancellations by You

We understand that life happens and we implement a cancellation policy that ensures a good experience for all. To receive a full refund, cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled camp/lesson time. All other cancellations will be rescheduled for another date/time.


Tipping is not expected or required. If you feel inspired to tip, our instructors will appreciate!.

When and where is camp?

We operate our camp on Taylor Avenue in Beach Haven, NJ. Our 2021 camp season is July 12, 2021- August 25, 2021, Mondays-Wednesdays, 9am-12.

How much are camps/lessons and how do I pay?

Please visit our Camps Page or Private Lessons Page for information and pricing. We accept cash, credit card, Venmo, Paypal or checks made out to Steff Mags LLC.

Does The Sandy Avocado Surf Camp provide beach badges?

We do not provide badges for students or parents. Each person on the beach is required to obtain a beach badge from Beach Haven Township.

Does The Sandy Avocado Surf Camp provide boards?

We provide surf boards and skimboards for every camper. If a camper loves a board of their own, we encourage them to bring their boards to camp. Our camp quiver is largely supplied with different models from Victoria Skimboards, Catch Surf, Formula Fun, and more.

What should I bring to camp?


small snack



board (​if owned)

wetsuit top (depending on weather)

signed registration form

smiles and good vibes

How many instructors are there?

We maintain a 4:1 student to instructor ratio at all times.