Getting Here By Air
Nearby Airports include:
Santa Ana, Orange County Airport(SNA) 45 minutes from surf camp
Long Beach Airport(LGB) 60 minutes from surf camp
Los Angeles International Airport(LAX) and San Diego Airport(SAN) each are 60-90 minutes from surf camp.
Surf camp starts at 8am Monday morning and Finishes at 4pm Fridays.
Campers traveling long distances to camp are welcome to arrive Sunday Afternoon/Evening prior to their surf camp session. Arrivals must be after 3pm Sunday. Departures must be either Friday afternoon when camp finishes or before 10am the Saturday after the camp session ends. There is no supervision from 10am Saturday thru 3pm Sunday, exception being students participating in multiple sessions. Please drop off/pick up students at appropriate times or a fee will be imposed. There are no activities planned on Sundays and meals are not provided. If arriving Sunday please bring money to eat dinner out.
Scheduling Flights and Getting Here (Overnight Campers)
When Scheduling your flight arrival and departure times keep in mind the start and finish times for surf camp. 5-day sessions start Mondays at 8am and finish Fridays at 4pm We do allow surf campers that are flying long distances to arrive on the Sunday afternoon or evening prior to their camp sessions so they can get a fresh start Monday morning. Campers can depart Saturday before 10am. Please book flights according to these times.
Campers Flying As Unaccompanied Minors (UM)
Each airline has different age requirements and additional fees for flying unaccompanied minors. Please check with your airline before booking as some airlines require younger students to fly as UM’s and it is rather expensive. Campers flying under the status of an UM will be met by an Endless Summer Surf Camp Representative. If you are scheduling your child’s flight as an UM, it is MANDATORY that you note this in your travel itinerary form. We will provide you with the required UM driver/pickup information a week prior to your arrival. Shuttle cost are Double for unaccompanied minors on the departing leg of the shuttle.
Campers Not Flying As Unaccompanied Minors (UM)
When the plane lands call the driver’s cell phone number you were given when you confirmed your travel plans. The driver will organize to meet you outside of baggage claim. If you don’t have a cell phone, the driver will meet you in baggage claim, if any problems arise you can call the driver or call the camp’s cell phone (949)-275-7722.
Departures will be dropped off curbside at the check in counter. No assistance to check in will be made unless camper is unaccompanied minor or unless this was arranged with the office. Check in assistance is available for an extra fee of $20, call for information. A surf camp shuttle representative will contact you within a week of your scheduled arrival at surf camp to confirm and give you the appropriate phone numbers of your driver. Please confirm any travel changes with the Endless Summer Surf Camp Main office at least 24 hours prior to your arrival by phone (949)-498-7862.
Shuttle Service (Overnight Campers)
Airports serviced Placed in Order of Preference: Orange County Airport is the nearest to surf camp, 45 minutes. It is a small airport thus easy to avoid confusion during pick up and drop offs. We highly suggest booking flights into Orange County.
Shuttle Service Cost
John Wayne / Orange County (SNA)
$65 each way
Long Beach Airport (LGB)
$75 each way
Los Angeles & San Diego Airports (LAX/SAN)
$85 each way
Shuttle Cost for flights arriving after 10PM double. All Rates are per person. Group rates can be arranged. Call office for details (949)-498-7862. Pickups can be arranged from local Train Stations as well. San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano are the nearest Train Depots.
Getting Here By Train
San Clemente has two train stops one at the San Clemente Pier and another at North Beach. Amtrak and Metrolink Trains both have service from Los Angeles and San Diego areas. If coming by train inform the office and we can arrange pickup.
San Clemente Pick Up
$20 each way
San Juan Capistrano
$25 each way
Getting Here By Car
Driving Directions to surf camp – San Onofre Bluffs State Park Campground (Do not try to GPS or Mapquest us you will get the wrong directions).
From Los Angeles take the 5 or 405 Freeway South (from San Diego head North)
Exit at Basilone Road. You will see San Onofre State Park next exit sign
Turn Right (if coming from San Diego exit Basilone and turn left) towards the beach
Basilone Road leads you straight to the surf camp campground. Go straight, no turns at all; it dead-ends into San Onofre Bluffs Campground and guard kiosk. You will head thru two stoplights and past the power plant. NO TURNS. Road runs parallel to the freeway. Let rangers know you are dropping off at the Endless Summer Surf Camp.
We are located at Campsites 99-101, Trail 4. Please drive the speed limit of 15MPH and respect that there are children playing in the campground. If you plan on staying more than 30 minutes they might want to charge you a day use fee of $15.
Parking / Visiting
If you are driving yourself to camp and are staying for the night there will be an extra vehicle fee of $15 a night. Please inform an overnight counselor you drove in and need an area to park your car at night. We have limited parking space available for employees and overflow parking for parents and campers. Parents are welcome to come visit at any time during the week.
Parking is difficult especially on our Final day, Friday. Please DO NOT Park in Numbered Campsites. The Park Rangers will ticket you. Day Use Parking is available at the Trailheads on the Inland side of the campground at Trail 3,4,5, and 6. During pick up and drop off times a small area to load and unload will be made available for parents picking up and dropping off children. Please park within the cones.