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Ocean Explorers Humpback Summer Camp

5 days of summer camp!
Great for kids ages 8-14 years old.

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2023 Summer Sessions

Session 1: June 19-23
Session 2: June 26-30
Session 3: July 3-7
Session 4: July 10-14
Session 5: July 17-21
Session 6: July 24-28
Session 7: July 31- Aug 4
Session 8: Aug 7-11

Days of the Week

Monday – Friday

Drop Off Time


Pick Up Time



8-14 years old

Starting At


*contact us for PSC Member

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Santa Barbara’s favorite camp for over 10 years. A Save the Mermaids collaboration.

The Ocean Explorers program are designed with conservation, education and exploration in mind. This camp’s intention is to serve as a resource for youth to become more connected to the ocean. Each week will focus on ocean sports and marine education topics that directly connect to our local marine environment. Daily activities include a variation of kayaking, stand- up paddle boarding, boogie-boarding, surfing, body surfing, snorkeling, beach play, beach cleanups and ocean education.

Ocean Explorers Santa Barbara kids summer camps are a fun and informative experience for kids age 8-14.

Activities Include:

  • Kayaking
  • Stand-up paddling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Snorkeling
  • Beach play
  • Ocean education learning projects
  • Sea Center Aquarium

What to Bring

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sunscreen, sun protection (hat, UV shirt), sunglasses (available at the shop)
  • Personal medication

*Wetsuits are provided


Drop Off – Paddle Sports Center in the Santa Barbara Harbor

Humpback Camp drop off and pick-up is in the alley behind the Fish Market and Paddle Sports Center.

Drop off is at 8:45am

The Paddle Sports retail store has:

  • Reef safe sunscreens
  • Lifeguard Hats
  • Sunglasses and straps
  • Sandals

Real Customer Feedback



We loved our kayaking trip with Ryan as our guide. The ferry ride was awesome, food was great and our kayaking through caves very exciting! Lots of swells.

-Karen R. | TripAdvisor



We contacted the Sports Centre late with a large group wanting to do a quick paddle arounf the harbour. Jordan looked after us, made sure we had everything we needed, and had a great time with the kids paddling around the harbour. Great for kids aged 5 up.

-Dean E. | TripAdvisor



I was so glad to have gone there for paddle board lessons with my granddaughter. Terrific instruction and really nice people and facilities.

-Beryl K. | TripAdvisor



We loved our kayak tour with Adam. He was really knowledgable and friendly and ensured that we had a great time (despite the rainy and cold weather).

-Heather S. | TripAdvisor