Frequently Asked Questions

We are as excited as you are about surf lessons and know you may have some questions! We have the answers!


Frequently Asked Questions

We are as excited as you are about surf lessons and know you may have some questions! We have the answers!

Q: How old do I need to be to attend Viking Surf Camp?

A: Viking Surf Camp is for children five (5) years of age and older. Also, Viking Surf Camp is only for proficient swimmers.

NOTE: Children under the age of five (5) years old can learn to surf by having their parent or guardian arrange private lessons with our instructors.


Q: Is it permitted for my child to wear a life vest while taking a surf lessons?

A: Yes, although it is not suggested as a life vest would make it very difficult to get up on the board and have freedom of movement.


Q:  What do I need to bring to Surf Camp?

 A:  At Viking Surf Camp we supply surfboards and the instructor. 

We suggest that each student bring the following to Camp:

 Sunscreen | Swimsuit | Rashguard | Flip flops/Sandals | Sunscreen I WATER

Hat | Beach Towel | Sunscreen | Packed Lunch/Snacks | Snorkel/Mask I WATER

Most importantly, come with a big smile for a perfect day at the beach! (and did we mention sunscreen?)

Q:  Are your instructors certified in CPR ? 

A:  Yes. It is a requirement that all instructors at Viking Surf Camp are CPR certified.


Q:  Do you offer lessons outside of Surf Camp?

A:  Yes! We have a variety of programs available including, group lessons, semi-private group lessons, private lessons, team-building, and lessons for the whole family. Whether you’re a local or a vacationer, we welcome surfers of all ages and skill levels.

Q:  What can I expect at my first surf lesson? 

A:  Your lesson will begin with a short and basic safety session on the beach (about 10 minutes). Then it will be time to get in the water and apply what you have learned on the beach. In no time you will be standing and riding the waves. 

Q:  What do I bring to private/group surf lessons?

Swimming Suit | Beach Towel | Water | Sunscreen

We provide the Surfboards and Instructors.

Q:  If I join a semi-private group, will I get enough surfing time?

A:  Definitely Yes! Our ratio is 5 surfers to 1 instructor and is very efficient. Our instructors use a rotation system that will have you surfing 1-on-1 to maximize your learning experience.

Q:  When I have completed my lesson, may I rent the equipment (surfboard, etc.)?

A:  Unfortunately, we are unable to rent equipment after your lesson, however, please call us at 954-806-8547 so we can arrange your rental.

Q:  This is my first surf lesson will I be OK?

A:  YES!!! We specialize in teaching beginners. Our program has been successful for Surf Camps as well as private groups and individuals.


Q:  Do you accept credit cards?

A:  Yes. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. We also accept debit cards with the Visa or MasterCard logo.

No Personal checks (unless local).