Maui Surfer Girls Announces Dates for 2016 Summer Surf Camp Sessions for Women and Girls
December 5, 2015 – Olowalu, Maui, Hawaii – Maui Surfer Girls is now accepting registration for their 16th annual girls summer surf camp, to be held at Camp Olowalu in June and July 2016. One and two week camps are available, with the option of attending for three weeks open as well. Maui Surfer Girls is also holding their second annual camp for women ages 18 and up.
Teen Girls Camp
Maui Surfer Girls’ summer camp, now in its 16th year, is dedicated to empowering teenage girls through Maui’s water sports and camp programming. The all-inclusive camp includes oceanfront accommodations, professional surf coaching, a quiver of surfboards, three healthy meals a day, various activities around the island, airport transfers and a lifetime of friends and memories (airfare not included). Open to girls from 12-17. Session 1 is a one-week camp from June 26 – July 3, 2016, for $2,250 plus tax and registration. Session 2 is two weeks, from July 7-21, for $3,650 plus tax and registration. Scholarships are available through the Kelea Foundation.
Maui Surfer Girls’ women’s camp is designed as a ‘return to camp’ experience for those 18 and over. Open to beginners and up, the professional surf coaching team will help campers progress their skills in the perfect warm water waves of Maui, just minutes from the oceanfront facility. The camp is designed similar to the girls camp, but with more flexibility in the schedule, and more focus on relaxation and rejuvenation. Besides surfing, campers will have the option of participating in additional activities include hiking, yoga and massage. And for campers 21 and over, beer and wine! Women’s camp will be held June 19-24, 2016. Cost is $1,650 plus tax.
About Maui Surfer Girls
Maui Surfer Girls was established in 2001 with a mission to build self-confidence in women through the sport of surfing. Maui Surfer Girls builds life-long bonds through a community of strong female role models and has been recognized nationally for their signature surf camps and year-round surf lessons.
About Founder Dustin Tester
Raised on Maui, Dustin’s dad taught her how to surf when she was seven. She’s been a multi-sport water athlete ever since. Dustin has been a competitive skim boarder, surfer, outrigger paddler, and enjoyed her time in North Carolina whitewater kayaking and rock climbing with her best friend, Celine Russo. She received her bachelor’s degree from Prescott College’s Wilderness Therapy Program. In the desert canyons of the San Juan River, Dustin got her inspiration for Maui Surfer Girls during her thesis project on creating a rite of passage for teenage girls. Dustin’s work with the Voyager Outward Bound School also fueled her passion for personal development through outdoor education. She’s taught hundreds of students about the stoke of surfing, and living aloha.
Always adding to her bucket list, Dustin has skydived, tow surfed Jaws, written a book, surfed in Africa with the elephants, taught Cher how to surf, and recently completed an Ironman. In her free time she enjoys skateboarding & surfing with her dog Luna.