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Outer Banks, North Carolina


The Outer Banks of North Carolina are known to be one of the most beautiful vacation spots on the East Coast. You’ll spend four days honing your surfing skills with our longtime outfitter, Farmdog Surf School. After epic days spent catching the waves, you’ll kick back at our gorgeous ocean-front house to relax and enjoy delicious meals prepared by First Descents Chefs– all with your new FD community!

Program dates and communities served will be posted in early 2023.

Registration opens in February 2023. The First Descents community will be notified via email. To join the FD community and receive updates when Programs are open for registration, sign up here!

WHERE: Nags Head, NC

WHAT: Surfing

WHEN: Early Summer 2023

COST: Free!

FOOD: Professional chef-prepared meals

AIRPORT: Norfolk, VA (ORF)

TRAVEL: Participants are responsible for getting to/from the program. Travel scholarships are available through the registration form.

HEALTH & SAFETY: To be updated in early 2023. Read more about our 2022 policy here.

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