Women's Surf Camp Packing Tips - Maui Surfer Girls
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Women’s Surf Camp Packing Tips

What to Bring to Women’s Surf Camp:

(updated for 2023)

Mahalo to past camper Laura Yamasaki for sharing this awesome illustrated packing guide with us!

One of the most common questions that we receive after a booking for women’s surf camp is “What should we bring?” We’ve updated our packing list for our expanded women’s camps, so please review our guides below!

Items Needed for Surfing

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  • 3 swim suits or more (sturdy and active style suits) – check out maui-girl.com for some great styles, use code LOVESURF for 20% off! 
  • 1 pair Surf pants or quick dry leggings (Especially for first time surfers)
  • 1 Long sleeve rash-guard to prevent board rash/sunburns ( for sale online or in camp store)
  • 2 Reusable water bottles ( 1 qt. capacity) (we’ll have some for sale at our camp store)
  • 2 bottles of sunblock (reef-safe, 30+ spf and waterproof)
  • 1 day pack to pack sunscreen, water bottles, and towel
  • Neoprene Booties or Water Shoes


Necessities for Camp

  • 3 pairs of t-shirts, shorts, and under garments***
  • 1 sweatshirt (it does get chilly at night sometimes)
  • 1 pair jeans or long pants
  • 1 pair flip-flops or tevas
  • 1 pair of close toe shoes, comfortable for hiking
  • 2 pair of socks
  • 1 hat
  • sunglasses
  • 1 floral print or dressy t-shirt, skirt, or dress
  • 1 towel for showers, optional washcloth
  • pajamas
  • toiletry bag with toiletry items
  • Health Insurance Card
  • Cash* for spending money & Tips: ~ $150

Optional Extras

  • journal and pen
  • headlamp or flashlight for evenings 
  • back up sunglasses, towels
  • your own surfboard**
  • reading material
  • camera & phone/tablet/laptop (there is limited wi-fi)

What’s Included

  • Pillow
  • fitted and flat sheet
  • Light Blanket
  • Camp t-shirt


More Notes

*Meals & Activities are included, but please bring extra cash for tips for your Massage Therapist ($20-30), Camp staff (including Surf Coaches & Caterers – $100-120) and for various guided activities.  

** we have lots of surfboards for beginner and intermediates, but if you want to bring your own, that’s fine too! 

***There are laundry facilities available. Our coin operated machine is $2.50/load!

Plus we’ll have our logo store with shirts, rash guards, water bottles, hats and more! 

Please pack lightly, less is more at surf camp!


camp packing list 2019

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