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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.) IF you don’t get any email for us please contact us.

1. Register for camp
2. We send you a confirmation email and “Registration Documents” Find the documents here below also :

https://bladingcamp.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/registrationform-august2020-resposability.pdf

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?

The local Airport is Malaga (AGP) Spain. 

This is designed so that riders under 18 can easy arrive to Camp

  • For our Riders Under 18

All Riders under 18 WILL BE picked up and dropped from the airport. The airport service is only available on the first and last days of the camp.

Parents: All you have to do it put your child on the plane and well pick them up and make sure they get back to the airport in perfect time to return home. Just book their flight and tell us when they landing! All riders will be met at the airport by Blading Camp Staff and will never be left alone. We will have constant contact with you and them (the camper) thru the whole process. After years and years of this process we are pros at it. And with over 500 campers having come to visit us, not one of them has had any issues with us picking them up or dropping them off. We good at this.

**Please contact us before booking any Flights that Depart or Arrive before 8:00am! 
  • For our Riders Over 18+

The only thing you need to do is get yourself to the Blading Camp Meeting Point very conveniently located near the airport. From there we load the bus and get the party started. Malaga is quite easy and economical to travel around. There are Taxis/Urbers and Metro and public bus options to bring you to the our Meeting Point. Uber is the simplest and easiest and only about 10 euros from the airport to our meeting point! 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.

Camp will start at 14:00 on the first day and end at 12:00 on the last day.

On the last day at 12:00 the bus will drop EVERYONE off at the airport. IF you fly early or you fly late is your choice but we will make an airport run with the bus one time when camp ends. If you depart before 12:00 you are responsible to get to the airport by Urber to Taxi.

On what day do i book my flights?

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.

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 Whats app 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 if you have any doubts, please ask to save yourself and us a lot of headaches!

Am i too old for camp?

Are you too old to learn something new? No way, this is made just for you!

We are an all ages camp and are focused around cultivating the youth and creating an international 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 we had a huge resurgence of older riders coming down to Malaga and most weeks have a great mixture of young gun riders and older skaters 25+. The mixture is just great and creates a perfect environment cause each motivates the other! You’ll see!

Accommodations

Blading Camp is an evolving camp which means each year we improve and update to be more inline with our philosophy and principals. With the popularity of the camp we will have 2 different locations for 2020. Be confident that our bases in both locations are the same. One is not better than the other. They are both Super Clean, in a beautiful location, with Super comfy bed fully equipped with everything you will need, live surrounded in nature, a giant swimming pool, lots of space for our activities, workshops, practice rails and water gun wars and of course, incredible chefs preparing all your traditional Spanish Meals.

“Blading mixed week 2” in August 3rd – 8th, we will be in staying just north of Malaga in super cool Bungalows, surrounded by nature built just for us! They are brand new and each has air conditioning and electricity.This is the same location as we used for Fall Fling 2019 and everyone loved it!

For the other weeks of camp we will be staying all together in a Eco-Lodge. All is constructed by repurposed/reused materials! We will all be staying together in our Gaint Blading Camp Tipi Tents, completely surrounded by nature. Each one sleeps 4 people and comes fully equipped with a super comfy bed and a fan ready to welcome you home! We have space to skate and beautiful rooms for our Workshops like “How to film,” “How to Shoot photos” or “How to Social Media.” We have lots of super clean bathrooms and showers to accommodate everyone with ease.

Private rooms are not available.

Campers who sign up should be accustomed to summer camp sleeping style sharing space with up to 4 people.

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!

How much is camp?

Camp is 679 Euros 100% All inclusive. That’s everything. The initial reservation of 200 euros must be thru the website or by bank transfer. Then the remaining balance of 479 euros can be paid in a few ways. We recommend the most easiest and simple for is that you pay the balance in CASH upon arrive to Malaga. Bank transfers or Paypal’s must be made at least ONE month before the Start of you camp date.

Do you have Special, Vegan or Vegetarian Diets available?

Yes of course! Many of our staff members are vegetarians. All Meals are prepared as ordered by the camper during the registration process. The Chef is literally a 5 Star Pro and prepares the tastiest Spanish treats. All water, daily snacks, all meals, and fruits will be provided everyday as well.

I’m a parent, can i come with my younger rider to camp?

Parents who are wishing to come down to the Camp with their children are welcome! We recommend that you contact us by email. This year we do not have accommodations at the camp for the parents. Parents must stay near the camp grounds and visit daily.  Parents are welcome to come to the camp every single morning before we leave to start our day. 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 it’s 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.

Can I make a Reservation and then cancel it if I’m unable to join? Do i get my money back?

Yes you can! Please have a look a the link below as there are different options for you!

Terms, Conditions and Rules

 

What if I’ve made my reservation for this year but i can’t join for whatever reason?

In the event of any sanitary disaster, crisis or government mandated change of policy, we will not cancel camp, we will move your current reservation to the next available camp date. We recommend that you book your flights with Travel Insurance.

How old must the Camper be?

Camp is designed so that all ages are welcome to grow and learn together. We provide the teaching techniques and exercises for everyone. Guaranteed you’ll learn what you want to learn no matter your age. Both boys and girls who are 13 years or older are welcome to the camp! In the past years 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. Older or younger, you’ll find your place perfectly here.

Any camper under the age of 13 is required to contact us before signing up. 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.

*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.

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

What age was your youngest rider?

7 years old

What age was your oldest rider?

48 years old

This looks like its mostly for kids? I’m 25+ years old, will I be the only adult here?

No way. We have designed and built everything to be kid and parent friendly. As we are here to insure, focus and cultivate the next generation of skaters. Our camps are normally well mixed with riders from all ages. Your presence here is very important. The younger kids see a mature rider and  they learn and see that they too can grow and mature into this sport. The same type of motivation works for the more mature rider who’s perfecting his skills. He takes energy and power from seeing the younger rider achieve a new trick. This just repeats back and forth, everyone motivating each other. This is the Blading Camp Magic. But words can only do so much, wait till you experience it.

How good do I need to be/skill level?

On every camp there is always a mixture of skill levels, however the camps are not really suitable for total 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.” Riders should at least be good with the basics of standing, stopping and rolling on skates comfortably on skates.

What if i have never been in a skate park before but i want to learn ramps and grind?

Then you came to the right place! Cause everyone is here to learn and this is what the camp is all about. We will work on the very basic of techniques to ensure you have a great foundation. We start from the most basic and go from there. Again, if you’ve just gone out and bought skates and still can’t roll comfortably on the flat ground, you may find the camp a bit intense as we do some city skating and group skates all together. If your not sure, just ask!

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 shower towel and 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. No helmet no camp
-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 seat 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.

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.

I have a complicated medical issue, can i still join the camp?

Yes you can, but please contact us first, let us understand your needs first.

Blading Camp has a highly trained and licensed, professional staff with more than 15+ years experience working with all ages, groups and styles of people but we are not medical doctors or psychiatrists. We hold the right to decline or cancel any reservation made by someone who has a mental of physical condition that could jeopardize / harm / or complicate the camp experience for the other riders. This is addressed on a case by case scenario. Please contact us.

After all, we’re in this together!

Camp Requirements

  1. You should know how to swim. You will not be forced to swim but we will be around lakes, rivers and beaches daily.
  2. You should be prepared to sleep very comfortably in a family setting. Sometimes we share rooms with up to 4 people sometimes bigger.
  3. Must be over the age of 13. Under 13 please contact us before registering. Your invited but with a few special details to discuss before!
  4. Helmets are 100% – all the time required – no questions asked. No helmet No camp. We do not have extra helmets. It maybe possible to find you or even purchase one from the local shop. Let us know if you don’t have one but please make the arrangements before camps starts.
  5. The camps are not suitable for 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.”
  6. We recommend that you book your flights with Travel Insurance.
  7. If you have any medical conditions, even the smallest you are required to disclose it, which means tell us in detail what it is. In some cases doctors notice may be required. We are not certified medical professionals. 
  8. You must bring your medicines even if you don’t take them regularly, bring them “in-case”.
  9. Bring your extra parts, wheels, bearings, tools.

 

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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