CHICABRAVA Camp Bella Charity

Camp Bella 2016 – Another Successful Year!


Each month, our CHICABRAVA Instructor team meets with a group of young Nicaraguan women from Escuela Adelante between the ages of 10-12 years old. Chicas Adelante is a fun, interactive group with the aim of incorporating an avenue for our girls to have the freedom to ask questions and learn more... Read More

Camp Bella 2016 and SURFS UP WITH TIA BLANCO!


What a better way to start off International Women’s Surfing Month, than a Camp Bella with our idol Tia Blanco?!! We asked girls and women across the globe what surfing means to them and the first word many of them said was Freedom. So, it’s all about Freedom for 2016!(If you’d... Read More

Announcing CHICABRAVA Camp Bella 2015/2016

CHICABRAVA Camp Bella: Each year, we host a charitable surf camp empowerment program for under resourced young women in Nicaragua. In previous years, we focused exclusively on aiding in the rehabilitation of victims of human trafficking. In 2015, we expanded our outreach program to include a... Read More

Camp Bella Charity Camp…an Annual Success!


Positivity, courage, joy, gratitude, faith, teamwork, health and community are all themes that drive our annual Camp Bella, a surf camp for girls who have been rescued from or affected by sex trafficking. This year was our third year running the camp, and it was an absolute success for all... Read More

Announcing CHICABRAVA Camp Bella Charity Camp 2014!!!

Camp Bella info Ad 2014

A surfing and empowerment experience to help the young women of Nicaragua!!! CHICABRAVA Camp Bella was created in 2012 by owner, Ashley Blaylock, and former Camp Operations Coordinator, Sarah Powers, as an experience to help and empower young women that have come out of sex trafficking and... Read More

CHICABRAVA Camp Bella – Girl’s Day!

Camp Bella Jesus pic

Nearly a month after CHICABRAVA held our second annual Camp Bella, we took a field trip to Managua to visit the girls and follow up on their experience, check in on how their holidays went, and motivate them for the upcoming school session! We met up with Brittany, chaperone of House of Hope, and... Read More

CHICABRAVA Camp Bella 2013 Memories!!!

Camp Bella 1

The Surf House became surf sanctuary as we welcomed 7 young ladies and their chaperone to our 2nd annual CHICABRAVA Camp Bella – an experience surf camp for Nicaraguan teen girls who have been victims of sex-trafficking. It seems as though every week here at CHICABRAVA is extraordinary, so we... Read More

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