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Girl in the Curl Surf School

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Girl in the Curl Surf School
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34116 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste A, Ste A, Dana Point, CA 92629-2782
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic company and location to start your surfing life!! We live in the heartland of America away from any oceans, waves or surfers. We decided to try something completely different and out of our comfort zone and saw this company offers drop-in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I attended Mary's lessons when I was a kid, and I have many, many fond memories of her and learning how to surf! I am glad to see she's kept the class going (for over 25 years now I think!?) and that many other girls...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank GeoLady86
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Girl in the Curl is amazing!!! In the camps, Mary, Todd, and the assistant instructors not only teach kids how to surf but to have a respect for the ocean and each other as citizens of the community and fellow human beings. Kids learn ocean...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank VVVVVVV2017
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Mary Hartman has run this camp for over 25 years and it is top notch. My 7 year old granddaughter had a fantastic time, stood up on her surfboard for the first time and can't wait to return next year!

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank sukiewest
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

10+ years ago I came out to California for a visit from KS and was introduced to surfing. From the first moment I paddled out I was hooked. My hubby and I found Todd and Mary and decided to check their company out for lessons....More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Zonakai
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Mary was amazing teacher! I had never surfed before and she was extremely professional, patient, and encouraging. Great place to learn!

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

This was recommended by our concierge at the hotel. Good value, great instructor (Todd) and perfect for beginners. My three kids (12, 14, 17) were up immediately and all said it was the best part of their trip. Todd was awesome - made them feel...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank sjones019
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Really amazing surf instructors. Made my birthday really special I always wanted to learn to surf. They made it happy I'm so stoked!

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

My daughter was scheduled for the surf camp. It was to be from 9 to noon daily, that's 15 hours. They cancelled her camp and in exchange she was given 2, one hour private lessons. Very disappointing! I had planned this trip for my daughter...More

Date of experience: September 2013
3  Thank JandHlittle
Reviewed 26 January 2013

I have been surfing with Mary and her staff since I was 6 and I just love the surf camp and the overnight camp

1  Thank California_surfing
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