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Q+A With Camp Counselor and Supervisor Mary Windisch

Meet Mary Windisch of Aqua Adventures! Aqua Adventures: How did you get involved with Aqua Adventures? Mary Windisch: I got involved with Aqua Adventures because I have been attending camp since I was four years old from there I became a counselor in training, a counselor, and finally a co-supervisor. Aqua Adventures: What are a…

Q+A With Camp Counselor Shelby Wright

Meet Shelby Wright of Aqua Adventures! Aqua Adventures: How did you get involved with Aqua Adventures? Shelby Wright: I have known Peg since I was very little. My mom actually took one of her parenting classes when I was really young and her daughter Mary and I became fast friends. It was really great to…

A Brief History of Surfing

The sport of surfing is an ancient one. Known as he’enalu in the Hawaiian, the first known written account of surfing is from the sixteenth century and describes the Polynesian practice. In this culture, the chief of the community was the most skilled wave rider with the best board crafted from the best tree. To…

A History of Del Mar

Del Mar, which is Spanish for “of the sea” or “by the sea,” has a fascinating history. Back in 1885, a man named Colonel Jacob Taylor purchased 338 acres with a plan of building a seaside resort. By 1910, Del Mar had become a beloved seaside retreat for stars of Old Hollywood. Later on, during…