Sandcastle Building Lessons

Who needs help learning how to make a sandcastle, right?!

You might be surprised to learn that there's a better way. Flipping buckets of sand over is fun and all but have you ever wondered how to make an intricate, original, and *sturdy* sandcastle?

pictured: Free Sandcastle building lessons at Stewart Beach

My name is Emerson and I've been a professional sandcastle builder for over 10 years. Join me every Saturday this summer at Stewart Beach and learn the fundamentals of sand sculpture (Yes, it's sculpture!) We'll cover the basics of making strong structures and how to carve them.

Free sandcastle lessons are available at Stewart Beach on Saturdays at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. No reservation necessary. You can find me by the water's edge, straight down from the pavilion. Private lessons are also available by appointment throughout the week at the beach of your choice.

For more information, click here. Join me and learn how to have more fun at the beach forever!

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Emerson Schreiner Sand Sculptor

Emerson was born and raised on the west coast of Michigan and until recently has split his time between his home state and the beaches of Texas. Now Emerson is happy to call Galveston his home year-round as he pursues sand sculpture full time. He has competed and placed in Master's level sand sculpture events across the country and worked alongside some of the finest sand sculptors around. When he's not on the beach you can find him in his studio painting portraits.