VSF CAMP 24 New !

Surf -Hawaiian Canoe - Stand up Paddle - Biking 


AGE 12 - 16

Theme:  "Séjour Sports et Plage"

Surfing is a great way to become familiar with the ocean!

At 16km from Hossegor, the seaside resort of Messanges offers its wild unspoiled beaches at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. This will be your favorite surf spot!

Stand Up Paddle, Hawaiian canoe, bike rides between dunes, ocean and Landes forrests, this camp offers you the perfect sport for a holiday full of sensations, sun and laughs! 

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 Sports Activities

  • Surf (4 sessions of 1h30) :
    You will take your first waves safely and will receive during the session expert advice from passionate and qualified instructors to perfect your technique: pleasure and progress guaranteed! 

    Surf lessons :First waves and incredible sensations, from the first class you will learn the basic techniques to become a good surfer, elongated and standing glide, control of the board in foams, respect of safety rules... Finally you will learn and practice surfing in the waves offshore. This is about surfing smooth waves and following their break.

    An evaluation booklet will be given to each young person at the end of the course with a sticker corresponding to his level. 

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  • Hawaiian Canoe (1h30):  
    You will ride in a Hawaiian canoe, straight from the islands, a peaceful and pleasant activity that will help you discover the fauna and flora of Lake Soustons, a protected site (classified Natura 2000). A state-qualified instructor will guide you through the heart of this beautiful universe, with the greatest respect for biodiversity. 


  • Stand up paddle (initiation 1h30):
    Come and discover one of the most popular activity of our beautiful region, the stand up paddle! 
    Our professional instructors from the Paddle center will teach you how to manage and handle your equipment and anticipate weather conditions in order to navigate to the best spot !  Different stroke techniques and wave handling will be taught.
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  • Aquatic Landes (22 km away - 1 day with picnic on site): In the heart of the seaside resort of Labenne Océan, Aquatic Landes is the largest water park on the South Coast Aquitaine! A multitude of water games await you to share unique moments with your friends!

  • Bike rides (VTT): On the Vélodyssée cycle track of 19 km, after crossing the forest of Soustons, young people along this coastal track towards Seignosse, Hossegor, Cape Breton and its fishing port. 
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Other Activities

  • Kite Making Workshop: You will make your own kites in cloth and participate in contests and demonstrate your flying skills on the beach, the best one wins!

    Beach volleyball, beach rugby, ultimate boomerang but also swimming and sunbathing every day, sports tournaments and cultural discovery of the region!

    In the evening: dance parties, games and crazy challenges, casino and cabarets evenings, treasure hunts, musical blind tests… and more!

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Field Trips

Visit to the villages of Vieux-Boucau, Messanges, and discovery of the local lifestyle, history and culture.


Special Notes:

Surf lessons are supervised by state-qualified instructors. All equipment is provided. (Swimming certificate required to attend this camp program) 

> Activities will be scheduled according to the wishes of the children 
and the proposals of the teaching staff.

Lodging: Centre de Vacances du Vieux Bouceau - Aquitaine region, Atlantic Coast - FRANCE (...to read more click here) 


CENTRE DE VACANCES "Le Nouvel Horizon"

Our campers will sleep in 8-person canvas bungalows tents with electricity, bunk beds and bedding, sheets provided. The tents are located in an authentic surf camp, in the shade of cork oaks. The hammocks, the volleyball court, the surrounding nature and the beaches set the scene for a stay in the fresh air of the Atlantic Ocean coast. The toilets (washbasins, shower, restrooms), the activity room are nearby and meals are taken in the dining room or on the covered terrace of the center.

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