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After doing the Wave Project, I feel more confident about myself and less nervous about speaking to new people – Miss E.H, aged 15 

Wave Project Devon

Clients taking part in Wave Project Devon at Croyde Beach

Latest News 27 August  2014 >>>

Places are available on our six-week funded surf course for young people in North Devon starting on 21 September.

Young people aged 8-21 from North Devon can take part in a fully-funded six-week course at Croyde Beach with our fantastic team of friendly staff.

Courses are delivered by a combination of professional surf instructors and trained volunteers, and are proven  to to help young people build their confidence and self-esteem. The course is funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

If you are a professional working with young people in North Devon, click here to make a referral now.

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Welcome to The Wave Project

The Wave Project an award-winning community surf project. Our primary focus is helping young people improve health and learn more through surfing! Our award-winning surf courses have been independently proven to help young people feel calmer, more motivated, more confident and more resilient. We run a network of surf clubs around the UK which are designed help young people develop both  their surfing and life skills, and offer education-focused courses to schools.

Wave Project sessions are delivered by a mix of paid staff and volunteer surf-mentors who work in partnership with established surf schools. Some of our surf mentors started out as clients themselves.

We take referrals from professionals working with vulnerable children and young people, and also run private lessons for schools, charities and companies. Regular referrers include the NHS, social services, mental health services, GPs, family support services, counsellors and children’s charities.

How it all started >>>