Learn to skateboard or take your skating to the next level at our Skate Camp in Manhattan Beach!  Ou Camps are open to boys and girls, with or without skating experience, from age 5 to 16.  We provide beginner and intermediate level instruction starting from the very basic, getting from A to B, to intermediate tricks including ollies, flip tricks, grinds, ramp skating and much more!

Safety is our number one priority. All campers are required to wear a helmet, elbow pads, knee pads and closed toe shoes. Our coaches are First-Aid & CPR Certified and enforce strict safety rules. They are also very talented skateboarders with a lot of knowledge to share with their campers!  Click Here to learn more about our coaches.

Derek Chapin

Derek Chapin

Head Coach | Manhattan Beach

Coach Derek is a South Bay native and graduate of Mira Costa High School.  Derek’s been skateboarding for over 20 years and has volunteered as a mentor for various non-profit skateboard programs.  He’s an incredible skateboarder and has a true passion for sharing his love of the sport with others.  Our participants are always blown away when Coach Derek takes to the ramps and they usually head home with an autograph on their skateboard.  Derek has been a coach with PCH Skate Camps since 2012 and currently runs our Manhattan Beach Summer Camp.  He’s also available for Private Lessons and Birthday Parties.


  • Coach Ratio: 1:6
  • All Coaches: CPR & First-Aid Certified and Background Checked
  • Pads: Campers are required to wear a helmet, elbow and knee pads at all times. Wrist-guards strongly encouraged.
  • Location: Camp is held in a private parking enclosed parking garage
  • Sunscreen: Sunscreen reapplication breaks are scheduled multiple times throughout the day. Shade tents are provided for full day campers to escape sun exposure.


  • Pads: Helmet, Knee & Elbow Pads (wrist guards recommended)
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Skateboard or Scooter
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks & Water
  • Lunch (9AM-2PM campers only)


First Lutheran Church
1100 N. Poinsettia Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Click Here For Directions

Camp is held in the private, gated parking lot of First Lutheran Church on the corner of Poinsettia Ave and Manhattan Beach Blvd.

Camp Dates

September 30th | Local Holiday
October 9th | Local Holiday (HERMOSA LOCATION)
November 11th | Veteran’s Day
November 25th-27th, 29th | Thanksgiving
December 23rd, 26th-27th | Winter Break
December 30th-31st | Winter Break
January 2nd-3rd | Winter Break
January 20th | Martin Luther King Day
February 17th-21st | Presidents Week
April 6th-10th | Spring Break
April 13th | Spring Break

Full Day | 9AM-2PM

1-Day Pass | $85
5-Day Pass | $350
10-Day Pass | $650
20-Day Pass | $1,200

Half Day | 9AM-12PM

1-Day Pass | $60
5-Day Pass | $250
10-Day Pass | $450
20-Day Pass | $880

Did we miss a date? Let us know and we’ll work to get it added to the schedule!

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