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Junior English & Surfing Camp

We are fully booked 2-30 July 2017 on our Junior programmes

Donegal English Language School welcomes you to the English and Surfing Camp based in Bundoran, County Donegal on the Wild Atlantic Way.  The camp is suitable for individuals traveling alone, with friends or groups.  We welcome students from over 14 countries and would love to welcome you.


Ages:  11 – 17 year old

We also run separate weeks every summer for students who are 8-11 years of age.  For more information, please contact us.


From beginner to Advanced (Advanced are accepted from June 07th – 21st or August 16th – 30th).

About our Surf Centre

We offer quality coaching with experienced, qualified, local surfers.  Our aim is to ensure your surfing skills progress in a fun and safe environment. We believe we can help you achieve your surfing goals by keeping groups small and providing personal attention to each student. Regular feedback is given to students to ensure progression at all times. We have a range of different boards for you to try, so you can progress

– ISA approved (International Surf Association)

– boards to suit all levels

– all equipment provided

– 8 surf spots within a short driving distance

– male and female surf shop with 10% discount exclusive to Donegal English Language School students.

Our lessons are broken into three categories

Beginners:  This is an introduction course to surfing. We work on the correct techniques to position on the board, paddle, getting through the waves and stand up. At this level our goal is to get you surfing the white water on your own, with a basic knowledge of currents, etiquette and technique.

Intermediate: Students focus on surfing techniques such as effective paddling, wave knowledge and selection, take off and bottom turning, trimming and duck diving. The courses also focus on surfing etiquette. We use video analysis to correct faults when appropriate.

Advanced: Students work mainly on posture correction and technique, timing, positioning, turns and wave selection.


– We recommend that students take their own board on the advanced programme however if this is not possible we have a range of boards from 6’0 to choose from.

– A minimum of 3 students is needed for the advanced programme to run. If there is less than three students, the students will move to the intermediate programme.

Board Selection

For beginners we have a wide selection of soft boards.  For Intermediates we offer a full range of N.S.P’s 6’4 – 8’6 and a range of poxy fun boards from 6 ‘1 – 7 ‘2.


Sunday only.  Groups may be accepted on other days, please contact us for further details

English and Surfing Package

1 week€790 + transfers2 Weeks€1495 + transfers3 Weeks€2190 + transfers4 Weeks€2860 + transfers.

* There is a weekly host family placement fee of €40 in July and August only.


From Dublin are €60 each way and transfers times are between 10am – 6.00pm.   Arrival times are between 10-5.30pm.  Departure times are between 11am – 6 pm.

From Knock are €50 each way for two or more and €95 each way for individuals

Group transfers can be organised from Dublin, Belfast and Knock airports.  Prices vary depending on group size so please contact us for a quote.

More information:

Interactive English classes

Social programme

Accommodation choices

Junior 2016 Course Fees

DELS junior brochure 2017

2017 Junior Course Fees

Surf Camp

We also offer a surf camp programme where the English classes in the morning are replaced by additional surf sessions.  Please contact us for further information.