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2016 Grom Teams Tryout Results

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Thanks to everyone who came out for the 2016 Boys & Girls Grom Teams. Saturday’s tryouts were greeted with perfect conditions for evaluating the skills of these young surfers.  Our coaching staff appreciates all the good will brought to the beach yesterday by the parents. This was the biggest turnout for the teams yet, and the staff is very stoked…

Boardwalk Staff Job Posting

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­­ Dear Prospective Admin staff, Do you… 1. LOVE the Beach? 2. Have a positive personality? 3. Consider yourself super organized? 4. Think critically to solve problems? 5. Want an opportunity to grow rapidly?   Summertime Surf Schools are looking for team members who answered yes to the above questions. [wave] Summer Work Schedule: Applicants that are available the entire months…

South African Study Abroad Adventure -by Marissa D

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Over the past five months I had the amazing opportunity to live and study in Cape Town, South Africa. South Africa is an incredible country that provides so much to see and do and it is also a place that gets some really really great waves. At the University of Cape Town, clubs and societies…

Less is More

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Campers and parents are always asking us “what do they need to bring?” Ty- a camper from Point Pleasant, shows how it’s done- a bathing suit, a smile and maybe some water.  The most important piece of the equation? The good attitude.  If you bring that, it doesn’t really matter where you’re going, because you’re…

2015 Grom Teams Tryout Results

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The hopefuls for the 2015 SUMMERTIME Boys & Girls Grom Teams were up at at ’em Saturday morning. Cloudy skies, dribbly NNE swell, but plenty of stoke were on tap for the 7:30am start time. Coaches Tyler, Gilly, Jess, Casey, and Shaun were attentively evaluating this year’s talent crop. If you are interested in trying out…

2015 Staff Tryout Results- Day 2

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  The second round of tryouts went down last Saturday under ideal conditions. The water temp has warmed up even more, just above 60F.  Skies were sunny and the air temp was somewhere in the upper 60’s, some residual south swell was on tap too with offshore winds. While the tryout is more pass/fail than contest,…

Surfing the North Sea

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If you told me I would be surfing in the North Sea four months ago, I probably wouldn’t have believed you. If you told me I would be surfing in the North Sea with nothing but 5mm between me and freezing double overhead waves, I definitely wouldn’t believe you. But I did, and it was undoubtably…

2015 Staff Tryout Results- Day 1

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  While most of the Jersey Shore was off to a sleepy start this morning, returning staff and a few new faces turned up for the first of two tryout dates for the 2015 Summertime Surf Staff Team. The water temp has warmed up a bit since last week, but it was not quite over…

FAQ: Renting Equipment

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 Frequently Asked Questions: Why We Don’t Rent Equipment After many years experience trying different methods of renting equipment, the owners of SUMMERTIME Surf and Paddle School have concluded that renting equipment is not aligned with our core values.  Our mission is to provide experiences that are safe and fun not only for our participants, but…