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The Girls of Summer


For more information about Las Olas surf camp, visit the web site ( Besides surfing, more women-only sports instruction is cropping up everywhere -- from the slopes to the shore. If you don't see a program for your favorite activity, ask around. Here's a sampling.

  • Dirt-biking: Dirt Camp -- women-only camps in Moab, Utah;
  • Rowing: Row As One -- women-only, elite-level instruction;
  • Golfing: LPGA Golf Clinics for Women;
  • Girl's soccer: Soccer Plus -- session for girls aged 10 and up and aged 15 and up in Connecticut;
  • Fly-fishing: Mel Krieger International School of Fly Fishing -- women-only casting seminars;
  • Girls basketball: Hoop Mountain -- for girls aged 12 to 17; Also Nike Sports Camps;
  • Snowboarding: Many resorts offer women-only instruction. Ask your local resort or check out

Jennifer Howze is a freelance writer in New York City.


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