Friday, August 21, 2015

Mermaid Bootless Camp

Mermaid Datana Artemis
Have you viewed our Li'l Mermaids day camp offerings with wistful envy, wishing that you too could don a fin for a few hours and dive into the depths of mermaidom?  Our 2-day adult camp hosted in coastal Long Beach, CA will have you flippin' your fins like a native denizen of the deep. BYO mertail, or rent one from our participating tailmakers. 

Session I: Tues-Wed, July 31 & Aug 1
Session II: Thurs-Fri, Aug 2 & 3
Seaside Supper Celebration: Fri Aug 3 (for Session II students)


Day #1 - 10am-4pm 
Mermaid Datana Artemis
  • Mornin', Mermaids!Immerse yourself in mermaid lore and discover your inner sea siren. After a brief introduction into the world underwater, we'll cover all that is involved in swimming in a tail—the joys and jubilation, the perils and pitfalls 
  • Lunch Break: BYO or you may pre-order our beach pail lunch for $10 (you keep the pail)
  • Crafternoon session: Since your mother will most likely not let you swim right after eating, we will begin our afternoon by learning creating a wearable keepsake
  • Into the drink: Test your sea legs, or lack thereof, as you learn how to move in a mermaid tail, as well as get in and out of the darn thing!  (Must be able to swim in water up to 10' deep)
Day #2 - 10am-4pm 
  • Mervelous Photoshoot: Come decked out in your mermaidliest finery. Your siren sisters can help you apply some creative mer-makeup for the land shoot
  • Lunch Break: BYO or you may pre-order our mer-themed treasure chest lunch for $20 (you keep the chest)
  • Fun & Games: We'll begin at the water's edge, learning some additional aquatic skills, then dive back into the water to Improve agility wearing a monofin
  • Certificate Ceremony and Siren Send-off
  • After-hours: If you're not ready to return to the land of the legged, join us for happy hour and a no-host nosh at The Crabpot, on the water in Alamitos Landing
$225 includes all Session I activities, excludes meals


Day #1 - 10am-4pm (Pre-requisite: Session I)
Mermaid Datana Artemis
  • Diving Deep: We head straight into the water to learn some elegant mer-ballet moves
  • Lunch Break: BYO or you may pre-order our beach bag lunch for $15 (you keep the straw bag)
  • Crafternoon session: We'll sing sea shanties as we create another wearable keepsake, this time, one you can wear in the water
  • Dancing on the waves: We'll begin on our choreographed routine designed specifically for mermaids
  • After-hours: Following a day of water workouts, join us for happy hour and a no-host nosh at Joe's Crab Shack at Seaport Marina
Day #2 - 10am-5pm 
  • Practice Makes Merfect: We'll do a full aquatic workout session and fine-tune our monofin movement skills 
  • Lunch Break: BYO or you may pre-order a light lunch in our "S is for Siren" logo lunch bag for $25 (you keep the bag)
  • Dance, Mermaid, Dance: Following lunch, we'll begin at the water's edge, learning some additional mer-moves, then dive back into the water to build on yesterday's choreography and rehearse in preparation of our evening performance
  • 4pm: Invite your family to join us for a Sunset Performance and Seaside Supper Potluck Picnic; Bring treats for the group or sample our simple supper fare for $17.50 per person. BYO beach chair &.or towel. 
$250 includes all Session II activities, excludes meals

$565 Sea Bounty package: Pre-register for both sessions including festive meals; you save $40 yippee! 

Kit & Kaboodle - For the pampered mermaid
Sea-theme Beach Towel $35
Flip Flops $30
Siren School or Camp logo Tote Bag $15

Sessions & Sea Bounty combo
Please indicate DATES here
A la carte lunches and Kaboodle Kit items may be ordered once your registration has been confirmed

[updated 21 August 2015 - dates subject to change up to 6 months in advance]