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Welcome to Tahoe Tessies Summer Camp!
Water Skills and Safety
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Instruction and Racing
“TEAM TESSIE” SUP racing team
Swim Instruction and Races
Surf Paddle Races
Interactive Marine and Environmental Science
Beach Games and Competition
Tahoe Tessies is a program designed to effectively teach the youth of Lake Tahoe efficient water skills.
We teach safety in AND out of the water.
Tessies campers will be broken up into 3 different groups according to age and/or ability:
1) Little Dragons 4.9 – 7 years (Beg)
This course is designed for new swimmers with little or no exp. Swimming fundamentals and water safety will be our main focus. Tandem Stand Up Paddle Boarding Introduction with instructor. Surfing. Constant supervision and lifejackets are provided! Karate lessons. Many beach games, and a lot of fun!
2) Dragons 8-11 years (Intermediate)
Water Safety will be the primary focus. These Tessies will advance in their swimming abilities and technique, and enjoy many fun lake activities including “Paddle Battle” and races. Surfing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding technique and racing. Instructor-led excursions. Karate cross-training. Interactive Marine and Environmental Science will be explored daily. Beach activities and competitions.
3) Big Dragons 12-15 (advanced)
Advanced Swimming and Tessie Guard Rescue techniques. More adventurous Instructor-led water activities. Advanced Stand Up Paddle racing and technique. Surfing. Karate cross-training. Paddle Battles, SUP excursions, beach competitions, and interactive Marine and Environmental Science.
At Tahoe Tessies Summer Camp, we give our campers the opportunity to become water men and water women, improving on and exploring all aspects of the vast water activities that exist in Lake Tahoe.
Campers will partake in the fast growing sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP), learning fundamentals and racing technique. The windy days