Gal Yam surf camps during the Summer break & Holidays
Surf camps are the gateway to the world of surfing; they provide the basics for fun and safe surfing. When it comes to surf camps, we’re the experts. Since 2006, Gall Yam Surf School has taught thousands of students to surf with an emphasis on safety, professionalism, and pure enjoyment.
Time & Dates
Our surf camp is located at Poleg beach in Netanya and includes transportation. We’re open throughout the summer vacation, from June 21st until August 27th, Sundays to Thursdays.
Every Sunday a new 5-day session opens.
Camp length: One week / Two weeks (recommended) / Three weeks
It is possible to begin on any week. It is possible to split sessions.
In June, you can register for the 21st-25th, or for the 21st-30th.
In July the first 9-day session is from the 1st-9th, or a 5-day session from the 5th-9th
The rest of the sessions run from Sunday to Thursday.
Designed for ages 8-18 who know how to swim.
Ratio of one instructor per seven students.
Quality instruction by qualified instructors with a warm and personal approach.
Groups are divided according to age, level and personal requests.
Each student is provided with a soft learning surfboard and long-sleeved Lycra shirt for the duration of the camp.
Gift: Get an amazing camp T-shirt as a gift.
Lunch for morning sessions only: Sandwich of your choice + drink.
Approved by the Ministry of Education and covered by a specialized insurance policy according to the requirements of the Netanya municipality.
Practical Instruction: Warm up and proper preparation of the body, learning the fundamental techniques of surfing for beginners and advanced learners (how to lie on the surfboard, how to control it, to paddle, to drop into a wave, to place yourself properly, to catch a wave, and to stand up on the surfboard and surf), practice and improvement in the water, safe behavior in the water.
Theoretical Instruction: Learning about the surfboard, water safety, correct “reading” of the sea and the waves, a sport-oriented lifestyle, learning about the sea environment – winds, waves, currents, how do we know when there are waves? – Analysis of weather.
Club Values: To promote the sport of surfing with an emphasis on teaching the values of sportsmanship; dealing with challenges, perseverance, self-expression, self-confidence, tolerance and preserving nature and the environment.
See a full explanation and prices on camp transportation under the transportation tab/page.
Answers to common questions under the FAQ tab/page.