Freedom Surf camps Blue Rushgurds surfers

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Surf

While most of the Freedom kids at summer surf camp will receive the Yellow rashguard, your child will proudly wear their summer Freedom surf camp Blue rashguard, earned through our afterschool program which conduct year around at Santa Monica / Venice and Manhattan Beach. Wearing the Blue rashguard signifies more than just a color change; it represents a level of … Read More

Why recommend Freedom Surf Camps to a friend?

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Surf

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Olive (10) & Luca (7): It’s a really great camp. The teachers instruct the surfing really well. it’s fun and you can make lots of friend. Because you get on the wave and go “Weeehoooo” (Luca’s words). You go every day to camp and get the hang of surfing – you try, try and try again Sloan (10): Why recommend … Read More

From Surf Camp to Surf Contest

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Surf

Just before Steve Gaffney snapped the photo at the South Bay Boarder Riders contest, Lucia (pictured) and I had a disappointing first heat. We struggled to catch good waves, and just as the heat buzzer went off, we hadn’t managed to ride a single wave. Lucia did catch a great wave after the buzzer, but unfortunately, it didn’t count towards … Read More

Are you enjoying yourself? why?

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Surf

Are you enjoying yourself? Why? My curiosity often surprises kids, as a simple “yes” doesn’t always satisfy me. A surprised individual gains deeper insight, responding unprepared for the unexpected. These moments are elevated at Surf Camp, where the fun environment encourages limitless self-exploration throughout nature. Every step in life aims for inner peace. The paradox of operating for peace can … Read More

Inspiring Sparks to start the morning

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Inspiring Sparks to start the morning

Spring Break of 2022 was not looking like it was going to be our best. The week started with the last big rain of the winter so we had to delay camp by 3 days. We did not have a lot of kids, it was a high tide on a beach break, and the weather was not ideal. Nick and … Read More

Elite Academic Academy, Welcome to our Freedom Family !

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Elite Academic Academy, Welcome to our Freedom Family !

We are Stoked & Grateful to partner with Elite Academic Academy this summer. Freedom will provide surf, water safety and ocean knowledge to the Elite Enrichment program. Elite Academic Academy is a unique online charter school which blends an accredited academic curriculum with an impressive array of enrichment programs such as sailing, dance, music and this year… surfing! The Elite … Read More

A MagiCal weekend

Gilad LewandovskiSnow, Surf

A MagiCal weekend

Before the weekend came, I already felt it… it’s going to be MagiCal! Experiencing the magic of California’s landscape with magical moments creates a perfect weekend. It’s a simple formula, all of the elements plus stoked adventures equals grateful memories that last forever. Every weekend at Freedom starts with week-long preparations. Gilad, Emily & Bear Mountain were preparing for trip #3 with … Read More

Teen surfing at Freedom

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Teen surfing at Freedom

KEEPING THE GAME but, CHANGING THE NAME ! With a super clean beach, family vibes, friendly locals and awesome Freedom Teen Crew – Manhattan Beach is a surf-learning & practice paradise for any teenage girl or boy who steps away from their screen and gets real! Manhattan Beach Teen Sessions can definitely fill the gap for the young adults and … Read More

Surfing is a tool for life !

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Surf

A bit about Freedom “Freedom Surf and Snow was born out of the true passion of being outdoors. Gilad Lewandovski, the founder, always found himself asking the question: “How can I spend more time where I feel the ultimate Freedom?” He realized the answer: “Getting the opportunity to share the journey with stoked humans. Falling in love with teaching was really … Read More

Surfing Girls & California Sunsets

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Surf

Yes, we have to go to school … Yes, we need to do our homework … but, if nature gives you a gift like the ocean – we are sure to say Yes, we have to experience this gift at least few times a week. The Freedom After School Programs is all about the ocean year around. When was the … Read More