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Address: San Elijo State Beach, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92023
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+1 760-809-3069

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Our daughter loves Eli Howard Surf School

This is our third year running with Eli Howard and our daughter loves it. Emily and the staff are amazing! We will be back next year for sure.

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
1 review
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is our third year running with Eli Howard and our daughter loves it. Emily and the staff are amazing! We will be back next year for sure.

Thank hchutchison
EliHoward, Public Relations Manager at Eli Howard Surf School, responded to this review

Hey, thanks! We are always stoked to be in the water with her:) Don't forget that next summer registrations just opened on Small Business Saturday! Call us today! More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Everyone at Eli Howard is unbelievable! My daughter has been going to camp for six years...She learned to surf here when she was 6 years old and she's loved it ever since. The instructors are amazing! Not only are they talented surfers who manage to get all the campers up and riding, but they are incredible with kids. They make... More 

Thank Tiffany S
EliHoward, Public Relations Manager at Eli Howard Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks a lot! We have had many great times with Kylie:) Maybe try the teen Overnight Surf Trip this year for a new & cool experience just for teens! As always we hope to see you at the beach soon! More 

Carlsbad, California
1 review
Reviewed 28 July 2016

My kids love this camp. They had a great time and caught tons of waves. The Eli Howard staff are excellent at helping the kids get the hang of surfing and make sure everyone is having success at standing up on their boards.

Thank socalgirl97
Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Instruction was excellent - campers were active all the time - campgrounds are really neat - they put a lot of effort into accommodating my daughters vegan diet. Everyone was very nice - and they were very inclusive and welcoming. My daughter will most definitely be back!

Thank OntheStreetRepeat
EliHoward, Guest Relations Manager at Eli Howard Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks so much! The Teen Overnight Surf Trip is awesome & we're glad she had a great time:) Those trips have a lot going on unlike any of our other programs we offer. Don't forget that we just opened next summer's registration on Small Business Saturday! More 

Paradise Valley, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Our daughters, Bella and Dulce, attended this year's camp and they had a wonderful time. the instructors were all very kind and helpful. I would recommend this camp to anyone! We intend to come back again next year! Overall, a very positive and enjoyable experience. Michelle

Thank mlaiss
South Windsor, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We went to Eli Howard surf school on our spring break, and I don't have anything negative to say about it except I wish it was longer. The teaching quality was amazing, and the instructors took care in our instruction. Emily was greatly involved in making our week the best it could be, including, bike rides, hikes, beach volleyball, and... More 

Thank Geordan N
Long Beach, California
1 review
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is the second year our son has attended Eli Howard Surf Camp. The husband wife team are very cool and really know what the kids like to do. The campsite is a perfect location, set up with everything they need for a chill experience, with tons of fun excursions and activities for them to do when they are not... More 

1 Thank Alex G
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13 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We took a lessons with Eli Howard and they were great. So we dice dead to have two more lessons. Our instructor, Rich, would constantly give you feedback and got us on the boards catching our own waves. Thanks.

Thank Hans G
Los Alamitos, California
1 review
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

My son visited the camp last year and had a blast. He went again last week and had a great time. The counselors are engaging and their campsite is awesome. Absolutely teenage friendly. Unfortunately he injured his foot the second to last day of camp. Emily and Greg were fantastic and took wonderful care of him. They were absolutely professional... More 

1 Thank Jodi F
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

My 12 year old daughter had an amazing first surf lesson here yesterday. She is seriously obsessed with surfing after her lesson with Dewy. The surf camp facility is awesome! We are already planning a return trip. Eli Howard was the most "together" surf school I called, and I called many.

1 Thank CHRGeorge

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