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Atlantic Coast Adventure Camp | Portugal | Santa Cruz

This is an exciting and challenging programme that introduces those campers enthusiastic about the outdoors to a thrilling range of water sports and beach activities. This busy programme also takes adventure campers into the forests and trails that surround the camp and uses the excellent on-site activity facilities at our campus.

Summer Camp Programme suitable for ages 10-17

Programme Overview

Our all-action Atlantic Coast Adventure programme has something for all campers who enjoy outdoor activities with:

Summer Camp challenging Mountain Biking directly from our accommodation

Summer Camp a short walk or drive to the beaches for Surfing and Beach activities

Summer Camp Climbing in Port Novo

Summer Camp Paddle boarding in Obidos Lagoon

The activities alternate each weekday between choices in and around the beaches of Santa Cruz and alternative non-beach adventures both close to the hotel and further afield. Campers on this programme spend about 3-hours each weekday on the adventure activities, usually in the mornings. However, times may vary when surfing. Adventure campers join the Surfers for many of their on-water and beach activities. These are the principal activities on the Adventure camp:

Beach

Summer Camp Intro to surfing

Summer Camp Paddle boarding

Summer Camp Kayaking

Summer Camp Body boarding

Summer Camp Skim boarding

Summer Camp Beach volleyball

Summer Camp Beach football

Summer Camp Aqua volley

Other Adventures:

Summer Camp Rock Climbing - outdoor and indoor

Summer Camp Rappelling

Summer Camp Tree top ropes course

Summer Camp Visiting caves and speleology

Summer Camp Paint ball

Accommodation, Excursions & Activities

The accomodation is situated at the beautiful residenced reserved for Village Camps just 15 a minute walk from our main surfing beach and the town of Santa de la Cruz. The 4-6 bed apartments are modern and spacious and all have full en-suite facilities. Campers have access to a large, private swimming pool and exclusive use of two activity rooms. The excursion highlights include visits to the capital, Lisbon for sightseeing and shopping (just one hour); the walled, medieval city of Obidos; catamaran sailing and dolphin-watching in the Sado Estuary. There is an exceptional programme of outdoor afternoon activities both on the wonderful beaches and the surrounding area. Village Camp counsellors supervise a busy, fun evening activity programme.

Details on Excursions and Activities can be found on the "Country Portugal Overview Page".

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