Join the 16th Apex Social Surf Outing

Save the date: May 3rd to 5th 2024


Friday May 3rd to Sunday May 5th 2024


San Clemente, California


All current Care Professionals (Tickets are limited!)




Friday May 3rd to Sunday May 5th 2024

San Clemente, California

All current Care Professionals (Tickets are limited!)


  • Meet your Apex Global Community in person
  • Have a Once in a Lifetime Experience
  • Meet a Travel Buddy and connect with other like-minded Care Professionals 
  • Create and nourish your global network of young professionals in a unique setting 
  • Meet the Apex Team – the people that work behind the scenes to help you make your Apex Social Year Abroad excellent
  • Learn about Exciting Global Opportunities such as:
    • Apex Social Dolphin Therapy Assistant Internship Program in the Caribbean 
    • Continue your Journey „Down Under“ in Australia
    • J-1 Teacher Program for Alumni who want to work in a School in the US 
    • Advanced Educational Opportunities:
      • US based Degree Programs – learn how Apex Alumni have earned a MA or PhD in the US 
      • European Degree Programs – learn how you can live where you want, work remotely and study with IU International University, Hochschule Döpfer, Hochschule Fresenius, SRH or Diploma Hochschule 
    • How to become anApex Adventure Nanny” & travel the world with a Rock Band 
    • Volunteer & work opportunities available at Apex Social Globally

What's happening?

Surf Outing Day 1

FRIDAY, MAY 3rd 2024

Registration: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

Sunset Beach Picnic & Bonfire: Arrive by 5 p.m. to meet everyone at the San Clemente pier, enjoy the sunset, get to know your Fellow Apex Care Professionals, make s’mores at the bonfire, make memories. Bring your guitar or your fire spinning gear:-)

Surf Outing Day 1

SATURDAY, MAY 4th 2024

6 a.m. – Breakfast at the hotel and sunrise at the Pier

8 a.m. – Yoga with Gaby at the Pier

8.00 a.m.-  12.00 p.m. – Catch a wave with JP’s San Clemente Surf School. You will get outside your comfort zone and learn how to surf. You will have a lesson with award-winning local surf instructors from a professional surf school. Wetsuits and surf boards will be waiting for you. 

12.30 p.m. – Adaptive Surfing: ProSurfer Rocky McKinnon will be sharing his story as a Pro Surfer in the US Open and how he is now helping people of all abilities to enjoy the ocean and ride waves. Experience how he accompanies a person with disabilities on a surfboard (depends on conditions – safety first)

12 p.m. – Lunch at the Beach 

5 p.m. – Apex Social Sunset Gala Dinner Party Honoring Apex Social Care Professionals from across the United States

8 p.m. – Open Ended Local Fun on your own

Surf Outing Day 1

SUNDAY, MAY 5th 2024

Option 1

7:00 a.m. Breakfast to go

7:30 a.m. Discover LA & Hollywood Bus Tour- Explore the famous sights of L.A. and Hollywood. Bring money for lunch and souvenirs at the famous Farmer’s Market.

3:30pm – Dropoff at LAX Airport 

Option 2

8:00 a.m. Breakfast to go

8:30 a.m.  Advanced Beginner 1 hour Surf Lessons at the Pier with JP’s Surf School and time to relax and enjoy San Clemente

2:30pm – Depart for SNA Airport

3:30pm – Dropoff at SNA Airport

Optional: Join a myApexSocial Event planned by your fellow Care Professionals if you have extra vacation time and want to extend your trip

What is offered?


Event Ticket Pricing
*$400 Discount for Apex Care Professionals!

One ticket for the Apex Surf Outing weekend in San Clemente, CA from May 3-5, 2024.

The standard ticket includes a spot in a 4-person hotel room that you will share with other Apex Social Care Professionals

We’ve got you Covered! What else is included in my Event Ticket?

  • Lodging accommodations: One standard ticket includes a spot in a 4-person hotel room that you will share with other Apex Social Care Professionals. Overlooking the stunning Pacific Ocean and in the center of a charming beach community in Downtown San Clemente, the Volare’s excellent location offers more than 300 boutique shops and restaurants all within walking distance. The resort is walking distance to a bustling nightlife filled with vintage bars, live music, and farmers markets. We are located a short walk from the pristine shoreline with an old town vibe while shopping on your way down to the beach, we provide a welcomed respite from larger, urban areas. Resort Amenities include an outdoor pool and whirlpool, a fitness center and patio for spending time with friends.
  • Meals: 5 Meals from Friday evening through Sunday morning are included as well as snacks and drinks. You will have a chance to indicate your dietary preferences during registration and our team works hard to accomodate them.
  • Event Merchandise: A gift bag with memorabilia and keepsakes from the Surf Outing is provided to each participant
  • Airport Transfer: Airport transfer on Friday from SNA to the Volare Hotel in San Clemente for flights arriving between noon and 11pm PST.
  • Digital Keepsakes: Professional photography and videography throughout the weekend, capturing your once in a lifetime memories for you. Each participant will receive a link to download the professional photos after the event.
  • Apex Social Yearbook – This full-color Yearbook is a vibrant and comprehensive annual memento celebrating the dedicated Apex team and memorable moments of Apex Care Professionals. This yearbook showcases individual portraits and group photos of the Apex Care Professional Team, highlighting their professional roles, achievements, and personal quotes that reflect their commitment and passion for care.
  • Surf Lessons – Join your colleagues in learning how to surf, guided by the professionals at JP’s Surf School. Wetsuits and boards are provided in addition to instruction and personal coaching.
  • Entertainment – Bonfire on the beach, fire performances and a special evening gala round out the incredible weekend with friends and colleagues in San Clemente.
  • Experiential Learning – Meet Pro Surfer Rocky McKinnon and learn as he demonstrates the adaptive surfboard he invented to accomodate people of all abilities out on the water.

Surf Outing FAQ

Yes, absolutely! In the contact firm, indicate the check-box that you are buying for someone else.

Current Apex Social Care Professionals who are not extending for a full 12 months are eligible for a 50% discount on the Surf Outing Event. This is a unique benefit only offered through the Apex Social Program to active Care Professionals. Ask your ACD for your discount code.

Apex Social Care Professionals who have extended their program for a full 12 months, are eligible for a FREE ticket. Apply the extension discount code at check-out to receive a free ticket. This covers the cost for a standard ticket with a 4-bed hotel room. You may upgrade your room as described above, at your own cost. The number of upgraded hotel rooms available is limited.

Yes, you can upgrade your ticket at the following rates:

2-Person Hotel Room Upgrade – $105 This upgrade includes a 2-person hotel room that you will share with one other Apex Social Care Professional.

Private Hotel Room Upgrade – $305 This upgrade includes lodging accomodations in a private hotel room.

You are eligible for a free shared 4 people room ticket, if you have extended your program with Apex Social by 12 months. If you are unsure, check back with your ACD.

SNA (John Wayne/Orange County) Airport is the most convenient to San Clemente and will be the only airport which Apex Social will provide an airport transfer from for Friday arrivals. 

If you are joining the LA Tour, you should schedule your departure flight from LAX (Los Angeles International) Airport. The Tour Bus will drop off at LAX at 3pm so schedule your flight at 5pm or later.

If you are joining the Day 2 Surf Lessons in San Clemente, you should schedule your departure flight from SNA Airport at 4pm or later.

  • On Sunday there are two Activities you can register for that are included. Option 1 is a Bus Tour of Hollywood and Los Angeles. Option 2 is an Advanced Beginner Surf Lesson in San Clemente. Space on the LA Tour is limited and will be granted on a first come, first serve basis.
  • – This is a popular option. Your first step will be to speak with your host family to see if you would be able to get additional time off to plan a trip with friends. San Clemente is equidistant to San Diego and Los Angeles (about 1 or 1.5 hours by car).

You can download our Surf Outing Packinglist here.