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Portland, OR

Our mission is to drive personal development and create healthy, active lifestyles for youth through surfing.

Events


Florence Community Youth Surf Camp
Jul
12
9:00 am09:00

Florence Community Youth Surf Camp

  • South Jetty County Park

Come join us for our first Florence Youth Community Surf Camp of 2017! This event is free and open to all youth ages 8 and older from Florence and surrounding communities!

We need volunteers in the water and on land - click through for more details!

Shaping the Northwest #5
Jun
30
7:00 pm19:00

Shaping the Northwest #5

  • evo portland

Warm Current's 5th annual Shaping the Northwest fundraising event. The event will feature locally shaped surfboards from the northwest’s finest shapers, music, a silent auction & raffle, food cart, and plenty of beer. Guests can also stop by tables showcasing the organizations and each shaper’s work. $10 donation at the door.

It’s gonna be a rousing good time so come join us!

Coos Bay Community Youth Surf Camp
Jun
24
10:00 am10:00

Coos Bay Community Youth Surf Camp

  • Bastendorff Beach

Come join us for our first Coos Bay Youth Community Surf Camp of 2017!  We need volunteers in the water and on land.  See below for schedule and sign-ups for both Instructors and Surfers.

Warm Current/ Quinault kids camp
Sep
10
9:00 am09:00

Warm Current/ Quinault kids camp

Please join us for the second (ever!) Quinault Tribe kids camp at Point Grenville WA. We will be camping on the beach at Point Grenville, with the tribe's permission,  on Friday night September 9th and Saturday night September 10th. We'll be running 2 sessions of kids surfing throughout the day on Saturday, at 11am and 2pm. Participation in this camp is by invite only due to the sensitive nature of the historical relationship between surfers and the Quinault tribe. The Quinault Tribe has officially approved our camp for September 10th.

Warm Current/ Makah Tribe surf camp 2
Aug
20
9:00 am09:00

Warm Current/ Makah Tribe surf camp 2

The official camp start time for volunteers is at 9am Saturday morning, with 2 camp sessions throughout the day at 11 and 2 pm. Kids should arrive at 10am to sign permission slips and get suited up. Both sessions will fill up quickly, so even if kids want to surf the afternoon session, best to show up at 10am to sign up.
We will all be camping at Hobuck Friday the 19th and Saturday the 20th, please join us!

Sign up here! 

Kids Zone Outpost - Spring Break Surf Camp! - Otter Rock, OR
Mar
25
1:00 pm13:00

Kids Zone Outpost - Spring Break Surf Camp! - Otter Rock, OR

  • Otter Rock, OR

Our first camp of 2016 kicks off with youth from the Kid Zone, in Depoe Bay! We need help with instructing youth in the water (surf instructors - some surf experience necessary) and general help on land with organizing the beach cleanup,  setting up gear and keeping an eye out for safety concerns (beach bums - no experience necessary).

Signup to Volunteer here! 

1pm - Help Kid Zone staff/volunteers load gear
1:30pm - Meet at Devil's Punchbowl State park
1:30-2:00 - Suit up!
2:00-2:30 - Beach cleanup / stretch circle / land-drills
2:30-4ish - Surf!
4-5:00pm - Cleanup + return gear

Newport Surfrider's Otter Rock n' Roll - Best Beginner Division
Jun
20
9:00 am09:00

Newport Surfrider's Otter Rock n' Roll - Best Beginner Division

  • Devils Punchbowl State Park

International Surfing Day is right around the corner which means it's time for the annual Otter Rock n' Roll Youth Surf Contest!  For those who are unfamiliar, this is an awesome community event put on by the Newport Surfrider chapter, centered around kids rippin' it up and keeping the beaches clean. Come join us in running the best beginner division for the fourth year!

We will need 6-8 volunteer surf instructors, and 2 beach bums (keeping time, blowing the safety horn, organizing beach cleanup, taking pictures).

Schedule For Saturday, June 20th
9am - VOLUNTEER ROUNDUP @ Otter Rock
10am - Youth arrive - get suited up
10:30am -  Stretch circle / land drills
10:30-11:30am - Surf!
11:45- Reflection circle

As many of you know this event is a great opportunity for a little cross-pollination with some great Surfrider people  having a good 'ol weekend of surfy fun. Camping and after party at Charlie's place!

Details:
June 20th, 8am-3pm
http://www.otterrockandroll.com/

Volunteer!
The Newport chapter needs some help running the various aspects of the contest, check out the following link for volunteer slots and signup for spot or two if you can make it out for the weekend!
Contest Volunteer Signup

Sign Up Here

(Look for best beginner surf instructors)

 

Kid Zone Youth Surf Camp - Otter Rock - Newport, OR
Jun
19
1:00 pm13:00

Kid Zone Youth Surf Camp - Otter Rock - Newport, OR

  • Otter Rock

Come join us for our second annual camp with youth from the Kid Zone in Depoe Bay, OR!

We will need 6-8 volunteer surf instructors, and 2 beach bums (keeping time, blowing the safety horn, organizing beach cleanup, taking pictures).

Schedule For Friday, June 19th
1pm - VOLUNTEER ROUNDUP @ Otter Rock
2pm - Youth arrive - get suited up
2:30pm - Mini Beach Cleanup / Stretch circle / land drills
3-4:30pm - Surf!
4:45- Reflection circle
5:00pm - Done

Sign Up Here

Warm Current Volunteer Training + Surf/Camping
Jun
13
Jun 14

Warm Current Volunteer Training + Surf/Camping

  • Westhaven State Park

Come join us for our annual training / social event where we will be running through the positions and skills needed to help out at our kids' camps and having a rousing good time, camping, and catching up with the WA  and OR Warm Current volunteers!

RSVP Here

The volunteer training starts Saturday morning, June 13 at 9am, meet in the jetty parking lot in Westport. We have camping spot 246 reserved for the nights of June 12 and June 13th in the Twin Harbors state park just south of Westport.

Hope to see y'all out there!

Warm Current / Surfrider - Bandon High Youth Leadership Surf Camp
May
5
9:30 pm21:30

Warm Current / Surfrider - Bandon High Youth Leadership Surf Camp

  • Bastendorff Beach

Come join us for our first kids camp of the summer! We are partnering withCoos Bay Surfrider to run a camp for members of their Bandon High School youth Surfrider club!

We will need 10 volunteer surf instructors, and 2-4 beach bums (keeping time, blowing the safety horn, organizing beach cleanup, taking pictures).

Volunteer SIGNUP: www.volunteersignup.org/XDQQF

Schedule For Sunday, May 17th
9AM - VOLUNTEER ROUNDUP
10AM - Youth sign in and suit up 
10:30 AM - Beach Cleanup / stretching circle / beach instruction / safety talk
11:00-12:00 AM - Surfing (session 1)

12:00-12:30 LUNCH BREAK

12:30 - 1:30 PM - Surfing (session 2)
1:30 - 2:00 PM - Cleanup, de-suit and done!

3rd Annual Shaping the Northwest
Apr
10
7:00 pm19:00

3rd Annual Shaping the Northwest

  • EVO Portland

Warm Current and WAVES for Development, two Oregon based surf-related nonprofits, have teamed up again for the third annual Shaping the Northwest fundraising event. The event will feature locally shaped surfboards from the northwest’s finest shapers, music, a silent auction & raffle, food cart, and plenty of beer. 

SURF CAMP - Port Orford Water Fesitval
May
31
Aug 9

SURF CAMP - Port Orford Water Fesitval

  • Port Orford

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