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Posted by Rick Civelli | 03.03.2010 | Adult Surf Camps

WB Surf Camp Returns From Costa Rica


For Immediate Release

Wrightsville Beach, NC- March 2, 2010

WB Surf Camp recently returned from an epic surf trip to the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica with huge smiles and a crew of super stoked clients. This year’s Adult Costa Rica Surf Adventure was an incredible week full of clean swell, great adventure, and awesome sunrise and sunset sessions. The words “best trip ever” have been thrown around more than a few times by everyone that went.

With a diverse group ranging in age and profession, this year’s clients consisted of several medical, recreational, and financial professionals, a boat captain and a lawyer (soon to be judge!) As diverse as it was, everyone gelled immediately and every moment in and out of the water was just incredible. It is said that a huge part of travelling is the company you keep, and for this trip, nothing could have been truer. What was even more special was the hometown contingency with half of the clients hailing from Wilmington, NC. Every moment was full of great company and lively conversation over cold drinks and fresh grilled mahi.

While the beginners spent most days developing their foundational surfing skills in the gentler waves of the Tamarindo River Mouth, the experienced surfers explored some of the more advanced breaks of the area. The best part about the Guanacaste region is the diversity of surf that exists within a short distance of Tamarindo. Anywhere from thirty minutes to two hours in either direction you can find peeling points over rocky reef, grinding beach breaks, and even the world class river mouth, Witchs Rock. The founder of Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, says that it’s not an adventure until something goes wrong, but we beg to differ. In true WB Surf Camp fashion, we took full advantage of all the natural resources to fully appreciate the land, the culture, and most importantly the people. From the locally run hotel, to the gorgeous beach horseback ride, to zip lining through the rainforest canopy, we got to see Costa Rica from every angle. Between the howler monkeys, an amazing Haiti benefit fiesta, hours of saltwater time logged, and fresh mahi and tuna at nearly every meal, everyone received the full Costa Rican experience.

Michael, from Wilmington, had this to say about the trip: “What made this trip so special was the staff and what they put into everything we did. From the pre-trip planning through the return trip home, this program was flawless. I can honestly say I have never experienced anything like it before. To the staff this is not a job, it is a passion. They truly want to provide their clients with the best experience possible. You felt it from the minute you stepped off the van upon arrival and it never ceased.” Click here for photos from the trip…

About Surf Camp Inc: Surf Camp, Inc. designs and conducts a diversified mix of children and teen summer camps as well as adult travel adventure programs. The company’s surf instructor certification program represents the nation’s first and leading program for the rapidly growing surf instruction industry. Its brand symbolizes a long-standing commitment to technical instruction expertise, coastal conservation, and ocean safety awareness. The reputation of Surf Camp is based on a 15-year history of safe, educational, and exciting marine science, ocean safety and learn-to-surf programs. For further information about Surf Camp, Inc., you are invited to take a look at our world at www.wbsurfcamp.com