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Goal driven

Our camp's primary goal is to make sure all campers have fun and make friends while improving their water polo skills. Through their dedication and efforts the camp coaches and staff will see that the following goals are attained.

  • To encourage the campers to become the best that they can be, both in and out of the pool.

  • To develop and improve individual and team skills of water polo.

  • To help each individual to develop a winning attitude!




DECEMBER 10 - 11, 2022

A two day camp with two
in-water sessions each day. On day one there will be an Olympic talk with the Olympians in between water sessions. Lunch will be provided both days.


June 12 - 16


A 5-day day camp

with in-water training workouts covering all aspects of water polo.


June 19 - 23


A 5-day day camp

with in-water training workouts covering all aspects of water polo.


July 10 - 14


A 5-day day camp

with in-water training workouts covering all aspects of water polo.


July 24 - 28


A 5-day day camp

with in-water training workouts covering all aspects of water polo.


DECEMBER 9 - 10, 2023

A two day camp with two
in-water sessions each day. On day one there will be an Olympic talk with the Olympians in between water sessions. Lunch will be provided both days.



5-Day Residential Camp


  • Overnight Camper – $1,095.00

  • Day Camper – $925.00

  • Holiday Special Discount for registrations completed by December 25, 2022

    • Overnight Camper –  $1,045.00

    • Day Camper – $880.00

  • Early Bird Discount for registrations completed by February 15, 2023

    • Overnight Camper –  $1,060.00

    • Day Camper – $900.00

Holiday Camps

Saturday and Sunday, December 10 - 11, 2022 or

Saturday and Sunday, December 9 - 10, 2023

  • $450.00 – No discounts available for Holiday Camps.

  • Family Discount – $25.00 per sibling (2 siblings)

  • Large Family Discount – $50.00 per sibling (3 or more siblings)

  • Team Discount – $25.00 per camper (8 -14 campers per team)

  • Large Team Discount – $50 per camper (15 or more campers)

  • Camper Alumni Discount – $25 per camper if attended Malibu Water Polo Camp previously.

  • Requests for family, team or camp alumni discounts must be emailed to after completion of the online registration.

  • Pepperdine Faculty Discount – 50% tuition discount

  • Maximum discount (other than Pepperdine Faculty) – $50.00 per camper

  • American Express, Master Card & Visa are all accepted with completed application and authorized signature.

room & board

  • Housing accommodations for 5-Day Residential overnight campers will be on the Pepperdine campus at the University dormitories. There will only be 2 campers per room.

  • Upon check-in, all campers will receive a key card to get into their dorm rooms. Campers that lose their key cards will be charged a $75.00 replacement fee.

  • Bedding and Linen set is available for rent for an additional charge of $35. This includes a pillow, sheets, blanket, wash cloths and shower towel. Campers that lose or damage pieces of their rented bedding and linen set will be charged a replacement fee. REQUESTS MUST BE MADE TWO WEEKS BEFORE CAMP STARTS.

  • Food and beverages are provided by the University food service and will be served buffet-style three times a day in the Pepperdine Dining Hall.

  • Snack Shack – Each evening, there will be a “snack shack” at the dorms where the campers can purchase water, Gatorade and other snack items.

  • All campers should bring swim/water polo suits, towels, goggles, sweatshirt, shorts, t-shirts, spending money ($40-$50), daily snacks (non-perishable), personal electronics, bedding (sleeping bag or blankets, and a pillow). *We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please be sure to label all your personal items.

  • Damages – Campers are responsible for items they destroy or break while attending the camp.

  • Roommate requests must be made TWO WEEKS BEFORE CAMP STARTS.

Suggested hotels near camp: These are some suggested hotels near Pepperdine University.  You may book any hotel that you choose for you and your family.

Malibu Beach Inn
22878 Pacific Coast Hwy,

Malibu, CA 90265

(310) 651-7777

Malibu Country Inn

6506 Westward Beach Rd,

Malibu, CA 90265

(310) 457-9622

Doubletree Suites
by Hilton Hotel Santa Monica

1707 4th St,

Santa Monica, CA 90401

 (310) 395-3332

Fairmont Miramar Hotel

and Bungalows – Santa Monica
101 Wilshire Blvd,

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 576-7777

Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel
30100 Agoura Rd,

Agoura Hills, CA 91301
(818) 707-1220

Hyatt Regency Westlake
 880 S. Westlake Blvd,

Westlake Village, CA 91361

(805) 557-1234

Room & Board


  • Arrangements can be made between Los Angeles International Airport and Pepperdine University.

  • Transportation will be provided by a shuttle or car service.

  • In addition to tuition, there will be a $120 one-way trip fee or a $150 round trip fee.

  • In order for us to organize and provide transportation, all transportation requests (including flight information airline, flight #, arrival times and departure times) must be received TWO WEEKS prior to the start date of the camp being attended. Please also provide your CHILD'S CELL PHONE NUMBER.

  • A camp staff member (wearing a camp T-shirt) will meet each camper at the CURB IN FRONT OF YOUR BAGGAGE CLAIM AREA of his/her airline.

  • In the unlikely event that the camp staff member is late, please have your child remain at the CURB IN FRONT OF YOUR BAGGAGE CLAIM AREA until we arrive.

  • Also, in the event of flight changes or any unexpected events, it is a good idea to have your child carry our direct camp phone (818) 889-8732.

  • Your flight itinerary can be faxed to (818) 889-7368 — Click to view and print the Flight Itinerary form.



Our camp is open to any and all boys and girls ages 10 – 19 (one year of water polo experience suggested).


Certified athletic trainers will be on duty throughout the camp.

Ages & Medical


Your tuition, less a $175 non-refundable administrative fee, will be refunded without question if you cancel more than 30 days prior to your camp session date, refunds will not be granted to campers who voluntarily leave camp or are sent home for disciplinary reasons.

camp rules

  1. As a participant in the Malibu Water Polo Camp, you are considered a guest of Pepperdine (which is a Christian University), therefore all of your behavior should appropriately reflect this environment.

  2. Campers are expected to be respectful and courteous to all other campers, staff, as well as others on the campus of Pepperdine University.

  3. Absolutely no physical or verbal altercations with fellow campers or staff. Fighting, the use of offensive language or any other inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated, and the camper’s parents will be notified immediately.

  4.  Bullying of any kind will not be tolerated. This includes any intentional written, verbal, or physical act intended to harm another camper.

  5. Stealing will not be tolerated.

  6. Appropriate clothing must be worn at all times.

  7. All apparel may not have inappropriate language or graphics on them.

  8. Campers are expected to walk with a camp counselor or coach at all times during the camp.  This  includes trips to and from the pool, dorms, bookstore and cafeteria. 

  9. All campers must sign out with a counselor before leaving with a parent. The campers parents must notify Coach Schroeder or Coach Merrill if the departure is during the camp.

  10. Day campers are to be dropped off at the pool deck and picked up at the pool deck each day.

  11. Lights out means lights out at night.  11:00pm is lights out which means bedtime.  We expect quiet in the dorms after this.  No leaving the dorms after Lights out at 11:00pm.

  12. Malibu Water Polo Camp is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

  13. A head counselor will be assigned in each dorm.  Each camper will be informed as to what room that counselor is in.  Contact the head counselor with any emergencies, questions or concerns.

  14. Campers who do not abide by the camp rules may be sent home without a refund. 

Cancellation & Camp Rules

check-in & check-out


On the first day of each session, check-in will begin at 12:30pm at the Pepperdine University Raleigh Memorial Pool. Lunch will not be provided on check-in day. No campers will be assigned to a room before initial check-in time. All sessions are co-ed (boys and girls are housed in separate dorms).


2022 & 2023 Holiday Camp Check-in is at 11:00am.


On the last day of each session, check-out time will be 2:30pm for Overnight Camp. There will be a championship tournament prior to check-out at the Pepperdine University Raleigh Memorial Pool. We encourage all parents to attend and cheer on their athletes. Coach Schroeder and Coach Moses will hold closing ceremonies in the bleachers after the championship tournament, then campers will be dismissed.

Day campers Check-In and Check-Out times will depend on what group your child is in (Blue Group/Orange Group). It will switch off every day between 7:45am and 9:45am Check-In, and 7:30pm and 9:00pm Check-Out. Monday Check-In is 12:30pm and Friday Check-Out is 2:30pm. Same as Overnight Campers.


2022 & 2023 Holiday Camp Check-Out will be immediately after the last water session. Check-out is at 3:30pm.

Check In & Check Out
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