Problem: We work with young people in impoverished coastal communities where families struggle with the consequences of violent crime, prevalent drug use, and chronic unemployment.
Solution: Through surfing, academic tutoring, and environmental stewardship we engage, educate, and motivate our kids to become young leaders. We empower our students with the tools to better their own lives and positively impact their communities.


vsp surfing

Weekly surf sessions are the heart of our relationship with our students. They encourage healthy living, resilience, and team work.


vsp environment

Getting into the ocean builds awareness and respect for the natural world. Demonstrations of respect can be witnessed during regular beach cleanings by the students.


vsp education
Weekly English lessons and academic tutoring give our students the tools for success in school and in future careers.