Day Camp at YMCA Camp Surf

Every day is packed with outdoor fun! Surf and enjoy traditional camp activities while making new friends.

Activities at Surf

From a giant climbing tower to surfing the waves, we have great activities for all ages.

Camp Alumni

Reconnect with friends and help make amazing memories for a new generation. Camp Marston 100th Anniversary

Welcome to Camp Surf

Forty-five acres right on the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, CA. YMCA Camp Surf is one of a kind. Enjoy summer camp at the beach year round.

Our staff are committed to working with children and teens to help them develop the skills and relationships they will need to be confident, healthy, and connected as they grow.


Our Facilities

You won't find another facility like Camp Surf anywhere in Southern California. From Pirate's Cove Amphitheater to McKinney Dining Hall to our beachy cabins, this nautical-themed paradise is fantastically unique. Not to mention the quarter-mile of open beachfront to enjoy.  

See What Camp Surf Has to Offer

Meet Our Staff

We know one spectacular visit can change a camper’s life. That’s why we invest so much in hiring and retaining the best team possible! Our highly trained and professional staff are passionate about providing an exciting, fun, and welcoming experience for our campers, and are lead by our experienced on-site directors who are known throughout the resident camping industry for the excellent quality of their work.

Meet the Camp Surf Staff