ENS Student Summer Gray

MBAC Story: ENS Student-Summer Gray

We love watching students in our ENS watersports classes grow and excel in the sport of their choice, however, there’s perhaps no greater reward than seeing the beginnings of life-long friendships and memories being made.  In this MBAC Story, we talk to SDSU Sustainability major, Summer Gray, about her experience learning to surf in a semester-long surfing class this fall. Read More

Summer's story

Summer’s SDSU Surfing Experience

Last spring SDSU biology student Summer Williams took part in one of our semester-long surfing classes. Her weekly surfing class served as a much-needed break from her otherwise stressful studies.  Originally from the Midwest, Summer never imagined that she would have the chance to learn how to surf in America’s Finest City while also earning a grade.  Read More

My ‘So San Diego’ College Experience – Thanks to Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Paddling for university credit. Such a unique opportunity that changed my entire outlook on my college experience.

Absolutely love San Diego? Me too! That’s why when all of my friends were applying to colleges across the country three years ago, I applied to one: San Diego State University. While deciding to stay at home with Mom and Dad for four more years was less than ideal, it is exactly what I chose to do.  At the time I had no idea that decision would lead me to a totally unique college experience while discovering a passion for watersports and meeting some amazing people. Read More

Melissa Sculling

New video series to share MBAC Stories

With people from all walks of life enjoying and benefiting from MBAC programming there are many amazing stories to be told.  Our new MBAC Story video series will share some of the inspiring, interesting, and at times ridiculously funny stories that caught our attention. Read More

Ethan Pursel

MBAC Story: Ethan’s camp experience

Ethan Pursel is a cherished camper who has been attending The Watersports Camp for six years. Ethan has high functioning autism, which requires 1-on-1 attention at all times from a dedicated inclusion counselor. Check out this avid surfer’s story, narrated by his mother, Julie, regarding his experience at Associated Student’s Mission Bay Aquatic Center.

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