Ocean Adventure & Water Sports Camps
Ocean Adventure & Water Sports Camps
Explore the Ocean & Land Through a Variety of Water Sports Activities & Hands-On Experiences to Encourage Learning, Initiative, Leadership & Life-Long Friendships.
These camps are an Incredible & Extended Beach Experience & Exciting Alternative to Traditional Summer Camps.
They are Designed Specifically for U.S. Military & 1st Responder Dependent Teens
What You Need to Know
Intentional interactive environment and activities designed for MDTs | 1RDTs to unpack and process the struggles associated with family members in the military | 1st responder communities.
A relaxed beach | camping environment perfect for developing new friendships and hanging out…a place to just be and not have to always do.
Open to all MDTs | 1RDTs whose service member parent’s status is Active, Guard, Reserve, Retired, Wounded or lost in servic. Other statuses are considered on a case by case basis.
Title 10 Status is not a requirement.
This includes all Law Enforcement, Fire, Medical, Wild Land Fire and other Frontline 1st Responders.
35 to 125 MDTs | 1RDTs per camp with up to 40 professional staff present.
Opportunities for teens to process military | 1st responder family deployment cycles and challenges with other like-minded MDTs | 1RDTs. Professional MFLAC staff are on site for the full camp.
Learn about the ocean with the help of our Oceanography and Marine Biology instructors.
We have many education components as well.
Try out and excel at numerous of water sports including snorkeling, ocean kayaking, surfing, bodyboarding, stand-up paddle-boarding (SUP), basic scuba, tide pool exploring, ocean
creatures observation, and other adventures.
All equipment is provided. Bring your own wet suits if you have them available. All ocean
activities are based on ocean and weather conditions, safety protocols and availability to each activity and equipment.
Opportunities to serve the community and local Veterans | 1st Responders through numerous service options.
Top-Notch and experienced surf and ocean water sports instructors.
At White’s Landing we have large elevated platform canvas tents with bunk beds with up to 12 people (2 counselors and 10 students) per tent platform.
At MSB it is tent camping at the beach. We use large cabin style tents with up to 6 people (1 counselor and 5 students) per tent.
Showers are on site but limited.
This in not Diva camp so minimalist mindset is best.
See below registration document for all the details you need to know!
And then come and have a wonderful life changing time on the beach with us!
Free Service Family R&R Retreat Weekend at the Beach
For qualified service families, we open up the camp for the weekends for you to experience a free weekend at the beach as a family with other Military and 1st Responder families for some quality R&R, water activities, rest, food, fun and just BEING together and supporting each other. This is open to the fist 15-20 qualified Military, Veteran and 1st Responder families that register.
We provide large cabin tents, all meals and snacks, water equipment, other family activities, free MFLC services, campfire gatherings experience and more!
You bring your own bedding, camp chairs, personal stuff and the expectations that you will have a full weekend to relax and just enjoy your family, friends, new friends and the beach together.
Contact us at 602.600.4880 or email to [email protected] Donations are welcome but not required.
Locations & Facilities
Camps happen every summer on either California’s MSB in Ventura | Oxnard or the beautiful Catalina Island of of Southern California.