FAQ for 2021 Surf Kids Camp, Surf Camp in Hong Kong

FAQ for Kid Surf Camp

Q1. Can my kid join the surf camp if they don’t know how to swim?
A1. HKSL require participants can swim 25m without floatation device. The lesson will conduct in shallow water area.

Q2. If my kid has learnt surfing before, can he/she join?
A2. Yes. HKSL instructors will give out comment individually in the water and adjust lesson plan according to kids’ ability and progress.

Q3. If my kid has never learnt surfing before, can he/she join?
A3. Yes. The instructor will teach from the basic.

Q4. If my kid join the camp for 2nd time, would the camp content be difference?
A4. It depends on the wave condition. HKSL instructors will decide the camp activities. For the surfing part, the instructor will teach the kids new surf skills according to individual kid’s ability and progress. Therefore, you don’t have to worry the participant will learn the same basic surf skills everytime.

Q5. Do I get the photos of my kids during the camp?
A5. If the wave condition allows, HKSL instructor will try to take photos during the surf sessions. We will send the pictures to the parents via google link for free after the camp.

Q6. What is the food arrangement?
A6. HKSL provides lunch, snack and water refill during the camp.

Q7. What should my kids bring for the camp?
A7.Sunscreen, Swimming suit, Wet clothes (Rashguard & Short), Towel,Water bottle, Flip flop,Hat, Closed toed Water shoes/ Old trainner , Dry bag for wet stuff, Mosquito Repellent, Dry Clothes, 1.5mm neoprene top/shorty

Q8. Do you arrange pick up and drop off at Central?
A8. Yes! We have pick up and drop off at Central. We DO NOT accommodate any lateness. If the participants are late, they will need to meet up at Cheung Sha Beach on their own.
Participants will need to have 200HKD in their octopus (for 3 days transport).

Option A: Meet at Central Pier 6,
Pick up Time: 8:10-8:25
Taking 8:30am Slow ferry to MuiWo
Drop off Time: 16:45-17:00
Taking 16:10 ferry back from Muiwo to Central

*Kids will take ferry and Lantau Bus No.1 with HKSL instructor. Option B: Meet at Lower Cheung Sha, Lantau Grocer
Meeting Time: 10:00
Dismiss Time: 15:30

Q9. Where can the parent/ guardian wait during the camp if we go to Cheung Sha Beach?
A9. Parent/guardian can chill at Lantau Grocer. There are also coffee shop/ restaurants just next to Lantau Grocer.

Q10. Can the parents/ guardian join the surf camp?
A10. The surf camp is for kids only. Parents/guardian can observe from a distance that is not interrupting the camp.

Q11. Can I also get a surf lesson while my kids are doing surf camp?
A11. Yes. Please check with our instructor for the availability in advanced.

Q12. How to get to Lantau Grocer, the meeting point at No.38 Lower Cheung Sha Beach?
A12. (1) From Tung Chung MTR: Take Bus11/23/A35 (30mins) or taxi (20mins) to Lower Cheung Sha Beach (Cheung Sha Ha Tsuen) 下長沙沙灘 (長沙下村)

(2) From Central/ Muiwo: Take ferry from Central pier 6 to Mui Wo, then Bus no.1 (15mins) to Lower Cheung Sha Beach (Cheung Sha Ha Tsuen) 下長沙沙灘 (長沙下村) or taxi

Meeting Point at Lantau Grocer: https://goo.gl/maps/6hfRMuewAd3Vwonn7

Self-driving: If you do not have the Lantau Closed Road Permit, you can park your car in Tung Chung (ie. Citygate) then transfer to a taxi or bus.

Lantau van service: Pick up & drop off at your house (Please contact us for the price details)
Q13. Are there any hotel/hostel nearby?
A13. Yes. There are hotel/hostel at Tong Fuk/ Muiwo/ Tung Chung area.
Tong Fuk: 5mins taxi ride
Muiwo: 15mins taxi ride
Tung Chung: 20mins taxi ride

Q14. What is the instructor qualification?
A14.We are ISA (international Surfing Association) qualified Surfing, Flat water SUP, SUP Surf Instructors. We have received ILS aquatic rescue and lifeguard training and qualification in Hainan Island, Taiwan, and New Zealand. We also hold Hong Kong St. John’s First Aid Certificate. We have been teaching Surfing, SUP for more than 8 years.

We also have more than ten years of outdoor education and outdoor guiding experience. The clients include locals, tourists, international and local schools, and corporate groups. Activities include kayaking, hiking, surfing, Stand-up paddle boarding, rock climbing, camping, horse riding, etc.

We have traveled to different countries for surfing. Most importantly, we are familiar with various surfing spots in Hong Kong. Also, We have well-trained and experienced staff to work with the surf camp.

Q15. If I want to tailor-made a surf camp for my kids, is it possible?
A15.Yes. If you have group of 12 kids or above, you can discuss with us for the available day (Weekdays).

Q16. Is there any shower?
A16. There is LCSD shower. There is fresh water rinsing at Lantau Grocer.

Q17. What is the coach to student ratio?
A17. The ratio depends on the wave condition. No more than 1 instructor to 8kids in water ratio.We will always try to keep the group smaller than the ratio.

Q18. What is the arrangement if there is no wave?
A18. We will have alternative activities such as beach games, paddle-boarding, slack line, DIY workshop etc.

Q19. What is the arrangement when the bad weather happened when the camp started?
A19. It depends on the weather condition. We will keep close contact to parents/ guardian and keep you updated. See the bad weather arrangement below.

Q20. If the parents/guardian agree, can my kids keep the board and surfing after the finishing time of the camp?
A20. You will need to rent the board with the rate 50hkd/1hr or 100hkd/3hrs from us. Parents/ guardian will have to supervise your own kids during board rental.

Q21. Should my kids carried money during the camp?
A21. Parents need to make sure your kid carry a octopus which has enough money for their transportation. There is no need to carry money during the camp.

Q22. What is the price?
A22. 3000hkd/kid.
If you register for two kids or more, you can get discounted price 2700hkd/kid.
If you register for two camps or more, you can get discounted price 2700hkd/kid per camp.

(Include instructors, equipment, pick up & drop off, Lunch & Snack, Photos; not include insurance)

Q23. What is the payment method?
A23. HKSL accepts Payme, bank transfer, FPS, Wechatpay Hong Kong.

Q24. When is the lastest day for application?
A24. Application deadline is 10 days before the camp starts. Check with HKSL if you have passed the application deadline.

Q25. What is the bad weather policy?
A25. Day camp will be rescheduled or suspended if a Typhoon Signal No 3 or above is raised, a Black warning is in force 2 hour before the camp start time.

A re-scheduling can be made free of charge and can be made once only. The new scheduled date shall be made within 30 days of the original scheduled date. The booking will be treated as cancellation for any failure to re-schedule the booking.

If the kids cannot accommodate the rescheduling, a surf lesson voucher will be the alternative.

Thunderstorm Warning Arrangement

The camp will keep going if the Thunderstorm Warning is issued, but the water activities will not take place if there are any thunderstorms in activity location. Lightning radar will always be checked to ensure the water activities will be taken place safely in the water.

Bad Surf Condition Arrangement

Surf activities will be suspended or stopped until the surf condition is suitable and safe for the participants.

Raining Condition

It won’t affect the water activities.

+ Hong Kong Surfing Lesson and its instructors reserve all the right of final decision.
No refund shall be made under bad weather policy.

Q26. What is the cancelation arrangement?
A26. Camp Confirmation

Camp spot will only be confirmed when full payment is made.

For any cancellation after booking has been confirmed, a 10% of total payment will be charged.

For cancellation made within 7days prior to the scheduled day, a 20% of total payment will be charged.

For cancellation made within 48hours prior to the scheduled time, a 100% of total payment will be charged.

No Show

For no show on the camp day, 1000hkd/pax per day will be charged.

Changing of rescheduled day

For any rescheduling after booking has been confirmed, a 10% of total payment will be charged.

For change made within 7days prior to the scheduled time, a 20% of total payment will be charged.

For change made within 48hours prior to the scheduled time, a 50% of total payment will be charged.

For change made within 24hours prior to the scheduled time, a 100% of total payment will be charged.

* Parents can reschedule the kid camp for free if there is a proof of medical certificate of the kid for scheduled camp days. Parents need to show the Proof to HKSL staff before the camp starts.

Lateness Policy

The unnoticed lateness will be considered as no show and no show policy applied.

Not enough people registered
The minimum participant for a camp is 8. If there are not enough participants, the camp will be rescheduled to another days.

Q27. What is the covid arrangement?
A27. HKSL will offer made-up camp or surf lesson vouchers (valid for 3moths) if HKSL cannot accommodate the government newest covid-policy. No refund will be made.

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