Our newest documentary filmed and directed by Oscar Guerra of Guerra Productions and the SF State Film Class!


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Intro to City Surf Project 3:46

We are the City Surf Project. A non-profit organization dedicated to connecting underrepresented youth to the ocean through surfing.

A Week Without Walls  4:38

Watch some amazing youth  as they experience the ocean for the first time. The week long course helped expose youth to the education outside of the classroom.

More Women On Waves 5:03

Empowering women – especially young women – has never been more important than it is today. By teaching female youth about the ocean and how to surf, City Surf Project in San Francisco is helping them develop leadership skills and confidence.


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A Successful Non Profit… 27:40

In the short span of two years Johnny Irwin of City Surf Project has built an organization with over 300 volunteers, taking inner city youth … to the beach! He teaches them surfing and life skills.
How did this former high school teacher get the courage to take the plunge? Listen in to find out!

The City Surf Project 1:03.24

Johnny Irwin ( @CitySurfProject ) is the Executive Director of City Surf Project. Their mission is to teach underserved youth from low-income communities in San Francisco valuable life skills through the sport of surfing. By learning to ride waves, students will build self-confidence and discover tools necessary to overcome boundaries…

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City Surf Project

1633 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Office: 415-741-9005
Volunteers: 415-810-0905

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