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Surf Lessons & Surf Camps taught by Professional surfer Evan Thompson.
6th Avenue South and 1st Street, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
+1 904-316-8573
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

I had a great time with a lesson at the Jacksonville Beach Pier today. Evan was great and he was able to accommodate a lesson request the next day. Would recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bill R
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We return each year for both our kids who have enjoyed and experienced some excellent week sessions which we also enjoy . Waves this week were great, the instruction, patience and surf time all excellent as usual. Highly recommend Evan and this camp over the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank coopersintunisia
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Thompson surf school did an excellent job teaching my 8 year old grandson from Maine about surfing, the surf, and the how the beach interacts with the surf. The instructors really made my grandson comfortable. Tristen and Molly worked as a team had him riding...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank J W
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Three of my grandchildren attended Thompson’s Surf Camp at different weeks this summer. They were 12, 8 and 5 years old; and had the most amazing time! They divide the children up into groups depending on their ages and experience. The instructors are very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fergdip
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Our kids, ages six and 14, had a blast learning to surf! After some instruction on the beach, they headed out and were up and surfing within minutes! I mean, WOW. At one point people on the beach were clapping for our six year old....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank bethrad
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent Surf School, my son was up on his board the first day. Loved the Coaches and felt safe with our child in water.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mcmamabear2010
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Every kid surfs...I mean every kid is able to do it by day two or three... Incredible! Great staff to camper ratio.. Very safe. Kids have a blast!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Coleen V
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Evan did a great job! He had all three of my kids riding waves and having a blast! He was a great instructor... so helpful and positive.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kassie2150
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Evan was a great instructor! He was patient and encouraging to the kids! I would highly recommend his instruction.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My 15 year old daughter just finished a weeklong camp with Evan - he's awesome! I wish we'd found out about him years ago! If your kid has any interest in surfing, be sure to try out a lesson or camp with Evan. He puts...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 802charlottec
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