FOR SURF CAMP
What to Pack
• Neoprene Surf Trunks•
These serve to protect your inner thighs from rubbing against the surfboard.
We highly reccommend this item for your comfort. Inner-thigh rashes should
Some participants will need to purchase this item from an on-line store
as they might not live near a surf retailer. Follow these links to see
good examples or to make a purchase:
• Surf trunks and surf bathing suits
(bring a suit that won’t come off if you fall off of your board).
• Hat, sunglasses, and water resistant sun block
• Clothing for warm weather (shorts, t-shirts, etc.)
• A good book or two
• Your favorite high-energy snack foods
(trail mix, energy bars, etc.).
• Your smiling face
• Passport, credit card, ATM card, traveler’s checks, &
cash. The best place to get Mexican Pesos is at the ATM in the airport.
of America account holders can use Santander Serfin Bank ATM's (hey the
surfing bank!) without extra fees.
ISA Mexico asks that all participants to purchase traveler’s insurance
to cover any type of emergency that might occur during their trip. You
can purchase coverage over the Internet at http://www.worldtravelcenter.com/
but shop around for the best deal for your situation.
Surfing is a difficult sport that challenges its participants physically
and mentally. While surfing one will test equilibrium, upper body and
core strength, and muscle endurance.
is a brief list of activities you can do at home that will increase your
surfing ability before your arrival.
• Push-ups (upper body strength)
• Sit-ups (balance and strength)
• Yoga (balance, strength, and flexibility)
• Pilates (core strength)
• Stretching (flexibility)
• All board sports such as skateboarding,
snowboarding, etc. (balance)
• Swimming (endurance, confidence in the water)