Frequently Asked Questions

How does this all work?

Blading Camp is the worlds only 100% all inclusive Camp which means all you have to do is book your airplane ticket and we take care of the rest! After you have made your reservation you will then receive an email from us (sometimes the email goes to the spam/junk folders. Be sure to check if you didn’t get it) to walk you thru the next steps. It’s super easy.

1. Register for camp
2. We send you a confirmation email and “Registration Documents”
3. Riders under 18 and/or whom have requested our airport service, send us your flight info
4. Send back your “Registration Documents” ASAP
5. Sit back and prepare for the best week of your life

How does the airport service work?

We are the only Camp in the world to offer an airport service where we pick you up and drop you off at the airport. This is designed so that riders under 18 can easy arrive to Camp.

For our Riders Under 18+

Parents, all you have to do it put your Camper on the plane and well Pick them up! All you need to do is book your flight and tell us when your landing!

All Riders under 18 WILL BE picked up from the airport.

The airport service is only available on the first and last days of the camp.

For our Riders over 18+

This year we will not offer airport service to riders over 18.

You’ll be happy to know that our central camp meeting point is only a 10 minute, taxi, bus or metro ride away! Travel in Malaga from the airport/bus or train station is super cheap and very easy! 

The Location GPS of the Meeting point will be sent to you after registration is complete and all your forms have been sent in.

On what days do i book my flights?

The local Airport is Malaga (AGP) Spain. 

Campers flights should booked to arrive on the morning of the first day of the camp and the leave/depart on the afternoon/evening of the last day. Camp will start on the first day at 12:00 and end on the last day around 12:00.

We do not have accommodations available on the days before or the days after the camp.

We require that all Traveling Campers download and install Whatsapp to be able to communicate directly with the staff who will be at the airport picking you up. Sometimes there are flight delays and this makes life super easy to have direct contact.

Any questions about flights please contact us before booking / Josh +34 610 662 955 or Uani +34 681 638 057 or info@bladingcamp.com

Am i too old for camp?

No way, this is made just for you! #backtoblading .

Our camps are principally focused around cultivating the youth and creating an internationally community for the sport. Age is only a number. Everything about the camp is made for all ages riders including the 1 on 1 lessons that go great with any age. Our daily activities are done together in a group, its a family centered camp. In 2019 Last year we had a huge resurgence of older riders coming down to Malaga!

Accommodations

Blading Camp is easily the worlds best summer camp. Why? Because you live, learn, laugh, travel, sleep and eat with the best pros in the world for 5 nights and 6 days! We all will live and stay together in our Giant #SkateCamp mansion about 25 minutes from Malaga, surrounded by nature. We stay in a traditional Spanish country side setting! The Camp Bungalows for 2020 are so cool. Totally freshly build and almost brand new, just for us! We have Cinema Room, Space for Yoga, Fire pit area and much much more. Depending on the needs and ages of the campers we will accommodate and select the best room. Private rooms are not available. Campers who sign up should be accustomed to this sleeping style. True summer Camp vibes.

During the daily skate routes thru the city a young camper will never be alone we will always travel together with at least 5 camp monitors keeping everyone together. We are pros at this. All bed dressings and blankets are provided for you!

All Meals are prepared as ordered by the camper during the registration process. The chef is a 5 star pro and prepares the tastiest Spanish treats. That’s a promise.

All water, daily snacks, all meals, and fruits will be provided everyday!

Parents who are wishing to come down to the Camp with their children are welcome! We recommend that you book at Air B and B or hotel in the town called Archidona which is less than 5 minutes drive from the Camp house. Parents are welcome to come to the camp every single morning before we leave to start our day. We don’t have accommodations for parents at our camp house. The days start early around 8:30/9 and end around 9/10 on the evenings! Parents are welcome to come by at night as well but its a lot more complicated in the evenings after a long day day in the sun. As always we can stay in constant contact with parents to update where we are and when we will return to the house.

The house is located here for you point of reference.  

Molino De Madaura
Carretera Jerez-Cartagena, 0 Km 181, 29315 Estación De Salinas, Málaga, Spain
https://goo.gl/maps/ASnaimSmHF62

How old must the Camper be?

Camp is built so that all ages are welcome to enjoy the same space! We provide the same teaching and exercises for Adults as for Kids! Older or younger, you’ll find your place perfectly here. Both boys and girls who are 13 years or older are welcome to the camp! Any camper under the age of 13 is required to contact us before signing up. The reason being is that younger kids under the age of 13 normally cannot travel on airplanes alone! In the past we have had campers with 10/11 years old but the parents had to make special arrangements with the airline companies before buying their tickets. If you wish you register your child who is younger than 13 years old please email us before so we can talk directly to you about the whole process.

If you feel like your “too old” for this, your defiantly not! We made this just for you! #backtoblading

*Under 13 require a special airport service where a Camp councilor must enter into the airport, pass thru security and meet your child at the door of the airplane. 

How good do you need to be/skill level?

On every camp there is always a mixture of abilities, however the camps are not really suitable for complete real beginners. This means that if you’ve literally just gone out and bought your first pair of skates, then you might find the camps a bit intensive. We’re sure you can do it, but campers should at least be happy with the basics and know how to use a skate park safely. Get in contact if you’re unsure!

What do we need to pack?

-A copy of your European insurance card or Insurance from your country of Origin.
-Sunscreen
-Bathing suit
-Tooth brush/tooth paste/ toiletries/soap shampoo
-A towel and or beach blanket
-Special medications even if you don’t take regular bring anything in case.
-Protection gear & extra parts wheels and bearings. Please bring your gear even if you might not use it, we are skating 6 days straight, believe us you’ll be happy you did.
-Flip flops or beach shoes
-Helmets
-Big wheels if you have them
-Skates! Duhhh!!
-Jacket / Hoodie
-Reusable Water Bottle

Do i need spending money?

We are the worlds only 100% all inclusive camp which means children you need pocket money if they wish to buy souvenirs, drinks or candy during the skates thru the city. All water, daily snacks, all meals, and fruits will be provided by Blading Camp every day.

Can we contact our child during Camp?

Yes, of course. These days most children have their own mobile phones anyway but if not you can contact one of the camp organizers Josh +34 610 662 955 or Uani +34 681 63 80 57  We recommend campers all download Whats app to make communication super easy. Please note that during the days we are very busy so do not be worried if we can not answer our phones immediately.

How do we Travel around?

Transportation will be provided all week in a nice new, air-conditioned 55 seater bus. The bus has USB chargers for all the charging needs as well as sometimes, WIFI! But not always! The bus is equipped with seat belts for all and the drivers are all chosen by us personally and are 100% professionally licensed and certified.

Insurance

All Campers are required to travel with their European blue insurance card! Other campers from other parts of the world also need to bring with their insurance cards in case. The Camp will carry insurance for each rider who joins the camp. This is the reason we ask for so much information from your registrations forms! So make sure you send them back to us ASAP.

https://bladingcamp.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/FallFling-Registration-Form.pdf

Daily Activities | City Tours

We will be traveling thru many beautiful cities in Southern Spain. Some cities we will do group skates and others we will just walk and be tourists!! We will have a full staff around at all times ensuring that the groups stay together and no one wonders off alone ever. Our Younger Campers are not allowed to go to shops and buy things alone, They will always be accompanied by Camp Staff Adults. We will be visiting many beaches, and fresh water lakes. You should know how to swim. *If you don’t please let us know before you arrive! We will do some small adventures and walks thru the mountains visiting ancient megalithic ruins and other outdoor activities! Don’t worry it’s a very basic walk at a higher altitude. The most basic hiker can do it with ease! Proper Shoes should be worn/brought, flip flops are not allowed during the days of walking in the mountains.

Anything we forgot please ask.  info@bladingcamp.com

See you at the airport! #bladingcampcampfamily #wishyouwerehere #skatecamp #dreamscometrue #welcomehome #ahomeforskaters

Info on Children Under 13 Traveling Alone

https://www.britishairways.com/en-es/information/travel-assistance/children-travelling-alone

https://www.norwegian.com/uk/travel-info/travelling-with-children/children-travelling-alone

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