Junior Surf Camp

The best summer camp for teenagers in Portugal

Summer camp for teens with a lot of surfing!

Our junior surf camp is a surf camp for teenagers between the age of 12 to 18 years old. This surf camp includes accommodation, surf courses, food and outdoor activities. Including a 24h supervision from a dedicated team. 

The summer camp week is packed with surf lessons, skate lessons, climbing, swimming, beach cleaning workshops and many other summer camp activities. In addition to daily camp activities, they will enjoy evening activities such as ping pong tournaments, movie  night, talent shows and much more.

Teenager surf camp location

Beautiful summer camp surf town just 30 minutes from Lisbon airport

Our junior surf camp is located just a 15 minute drive away from Lisbon city centre, across the Tagus river, where you will find the authentic and charming fishing village of Costa da Caparica. The surf spot is one of the most consistent beach break in all of Portugal, offering the perfect waves for surfers of all levels in a safe and supportive environment.

Surf house accomodation

Surf house accommodation in a peaceful environment

Our surf camp for teenager is located just a few minutes walk from the beach in the beautiful and calm neighborhood of São João da Caparica. The surf house rooms are spacious with comfortable beds to have a well deserved rest after a long day of summer camp activities. Alongside our spacious garden and pool we have all the needed camp activity structure your kids need to enjoy a great surf week at our summer camp.

Food

Surfing and camp activities

Located in Costa Da Caparica

Daily surf lessons

During the summer holiday camp, the surf lesson’s schedule will vary depending on the tide.

They will be supervised by our surf coaches who will make sure to guarantee your teenager’s safety as well as guarantee to put a smile on their face throughout the junior surf camp . The coaches are certified with professional surfing standards, specialised in organising surf summer camps for teenagers. Whether your child already surf’s or is a beginner, they are guaranteed to have lots of fun catching waves in the course of the teenager surf camp. 

Summer camp activities

Outside the daily surf lessons, your child will experience ultimate activity camp exercises to keep them active. We encourage them to participate in these camp activities to motivate group interaction and teamwork. the sport camp activities include paintball, trampoline park, adventure park, surfskate, beach volley ball and slackline. We hope for them to keep a healthy and sportive lifestyle during the teenager surf camp.

Outdoor activities

Evening activities

Example of a day schedule

09:00-Breakfast
10:00-Surflesson
12:00-Lunch
14:00-Activitie
17:00-Snack
18:00-Freetime
19:00-Dinner
20:00-Night Activities

*this is just an example, depending on the day the schedulle can change depending on the activities or wheathe

The perfect summer camp for teenagers

Our junior surf camp accommodation is located just a few minutes walk from the beach in the beautiful and calm neighborhood of São João da Caparica.

Gota Dagua summer camp accomodation

High Quality all inclusive teenage surf camp house

Our summer holiday surf house for teens is well equipped with all the needed facilities for your teenagers to enjoy their surf holiday. Consisting of a three-storey bohemian style surf house equipped with all modern facilities.  We offer both shared and private surf camp accommodation in a comfortable, light and spacious rooms.

They will have the opportunity to meet kids and peers of their age from all over the world, there is no doubt that some lifelong friendships will be made at the junior surf camp. The teenager summer camp accepts all genders while separating males and females in different rooms.

the surf house’s outdoor area includes a pool and a big garden where they will have a lot of space to socialise and take part in the summer camp activities. Free Wi-Fi, a ping pong table and a variety of other board games will also be at their disposal.

Types of rooms

AMENITIES

Extra benefits

Our location

Beautiful surf town just 30 minutes from the airport

Our junior surf camp is located just a 15 minute drive away from Lisbon city centre, across the Tagus river, where you will find the authentic and charming fishing village of Costa da Caparica. This beach break is one of the most consistent surf spots in all of Portugal, offering the perfect waves for surfers of all levels in a safe and supportive environment.

How to find us

By public transport:

Take the No.123 bus from Areeiro station direct to Costa Da Caparica and then grab an Uber for the short ride to Gota Dagua Surf Camp (Approx. €6 in total)

From Cais do Sodré, take the short ferry across to Cacilhas and then grab an Uber from there directly to our surf camp (Approx. €10 in total)

By Uber

An Uber directly from Lisbon city centre will cost around €12 - €15

Best surf camps for teenagers

We offer the best summer camp for teens in Portugal for your kids, packed with summer camp activities and adventures. Start your booking now to ensure their place is secured. Simply select your chosen summer camp week below, pay your deposit and tell your kids the good news!

Easter Surf Camp

Weeks available – 9 till 16 of April

Price:

629€

Summer Surf Camp

Weeks available : 26 June till 14 August

Price:

649€

Winter Surf Camp

Weeks available : 8 October till 29 October

Price:

629€

Packages include

  Shared-dorm accommodation just 8 minutes walk from the beach

Full board included (breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks). Vegan and vegetarian options always available

Daily surf classes suitable for all age ranges and abilities

Daily activities including tree climbing, skate sessions, laser tag, swimming pool, treasure hunts, quiz nights, beach games and much more.

24 hour supervision

  Beach cleaning and sustainability workshop

Add on your package

Check in & check out times

Check in from 4pm/check out 11am

Our junior surf camp starts in the late afternoon and check-in begins at 4PM. Upon arrival the kids will get acquainted with their accommodation, their peers and the schedule for the coming week. Dinner will be included on the first night and activities will begin the next morning. On their last day check out will be 11AM, breakfast is also included on the morning of departure.

If you need to arrive earlier on the day of check-in or later on check-out day it’s no problem, just contact us prior to arrival and we will make any necessary arrangements. In the case of earlier arrival or late departure please provide pocket money for any extra meals or snacks the kids may need.

FAQ

Kids camps

Gota Dagua hosts Junior Surf Summer Camps from the end of June to the beginning of August. These camps are designed for 12 to 18 year olds. Each group will have 8 participants that will be supervised by a Gota Dagua Summer Camp monitor who is managed by our Summer Camp coordinator. During surf classes, the participants are divided depending on their surf level with a maximum of 5 students per instructor. The most important thing for us is to make sure all participants feel safe and supported while having a memorable and fun experience.

We want all the children to focus on their activities throughout the day so we request that they do not carry their phones during activities. Everyday from 6pm to 9pm the parents will have the opportunity to contact their children. Parents can always contact the camp coordinator from 8am to 6pm (Portuguese time) in case of an emergency.

We can accommodate approximately 42 participants which are divided between shared and private rooms. There are male and female dorms, mixed dorms and also the option of private rooms.

Our comprehensive accident insurance covers all participants in the case of any accidents that may occur during activities. Therefore, we advise all participants to bring their European Health Card or Health Insurance Card along with them.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks throughout the day are all included.

Breakfast truly is the most important meal of the day, especially with a packed schedule of surfing and activities. That’s why our breakfast is balanced and full of nutrition to keep your kids full of energy all day long. We serve a variety of fruits, juices, breads, pastries, cereals and lots of other accompaniments to ensure all diets are catered for.

Lunches will be served in our beach bar and will consist of a starter, main course, dessert, water and juice. Every day the meals will vary between meat and fish and we will always have an extra option to make sure everyone’s taste is catered for. Vegan options are always available.

Dinners will be served at our accommodation with soup for starters, a main course of either meat or fish, dessert, water and juice. At the end of each week will have a BBQ

night for everyone with salads, rice and burgers. All our meals will include a vegan option.

Healthy and nutritious snacks will also be provided through the day, this usually consists of a sandwich, fruit, snack bar and juice.

Our principal goal at the summer camp is to create a fun and safe environment where everyone can learn to surf and improve their skills, enjoy all the daily activities, as well as grow both personally and socially.

Knowing how to swim will give the participants a strong foundation to make significant progress surfing. However it is not imperative. We will make all necessary adjustments for those who are not completely comfortable in the water and will never take anyone into a water depth that they are not comfortable with. Our surf instructors are well equipped to keep all students safe.

We supply a wetsuit which is appropriate in size and thickness for each student. Each student will have one wetsuit assigned to them for the duration of the week. The only things they need to bring is a beach towel, swimsuit or shorts and strong sun protection.

Flights are not included.

All participants should bring: trousers, t-shirts, fleece/jumpers, shorts, swimming shorts/bathing suit, a coat (for the evenings), pyjamas, underwear, t-shirts, a bath and beach towel, a hat, flip-flops, sunscreen, toiletries and water bottle.

It is not advised to bring valuable objects. We recommend bringing practical, comfortable clothing, the use of sunscreen and having a hat to give protection from the sun at all times. All belongings should be identified with a name tag.

We maintain 24 hours supervision of all our participants in order to provide assistance in all situations.

If you are obliged to cancel your booking you should write to us immediately. Free cancellation is applicable within 24 hours after we received the booking form with exception of bookings made within 45 days before arrival dates. Bookings within 45 days before the arrival date can not be canceled and require 100% compensation.

Cancellation in days before departure; the percentage of total refund:

  • From 60 days or more to arrival; 75% (you will be charged 25 % of the total amount)
  • 60 days or less to arrival: 50% (you will be charged 50 % of the total amount)
  • Under 45 days to arrival: 0% (you will be charged 100 % of the total amount)

We are offering free cancellations and rebooking opportunities for all bookings with travel dates 2021. Free cancellation is applicable within 7 days after we received the booking form with exception of bookings made within 45 days before arrival dates. Rebooking needs to be done 14 days prior to the arrival date. Customers can rebook with an arrival date within 12 months of the change date.  

In all cases we advise you to always follow these steps:

  1. Contact your private insurance company for any refund requests
  2. Contact your flight company for issues regarding your tickets 

Send us a written cancellation with the number of your Booking Confirmation and your account number included, and we will refund the amount within 2 weeks from the cancellation date.

The date on which we receive the cancellation will be crucial for the amount of the refund / the Traveler’s payment responsibilities.

Cancellation in days before departure; the percentage of total refund:

  • From 61 days or more to arrival; 75% (you will be charged 25 % of the total amount)
  • 60 days or less to arrival: 50% (you will be charged 50 % of the total amount)
  • Under 45 days to arrival: 0% (you will be charged 100 % of the total amount)

The initial reservation to secure your booking along with the first installment of 25% (or payment in full) should be made online. The remaining 75% should be paid no less than 60 days prior to the arrival date with credit card or online payment. Bookings made within 60 days of the date of arrival are paid in full at the time of booking.

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