CIT program (summer24)

Exclusively for Ages 13 to 16 years old.  Limited to only four (4) spots per week for Santa Monica, and two (2) spots per week for Manhattan Beach, California.

AQUA SURF — Counselor In Training (CIT) Summer Program

This program helps your teenagers learn how to make a positive impact in a work-style atmosphere, learn work skills, and grow as young adults.

Price $600 Per Week

Registration Open:
Santa Monica, California

Registration Open:
Manhattan Beach, California

2024 DATES

“Counselor In Training”

  • June 17th – June 21st
  • June 24th – 28th
  • July 1st – July 5th
  • July 8th – July 12th
  • July 15th – July 19th
  • July 22nd – July 26th
  • August 5th – August 9th
  • August 12th – August 16th

Locations Available:
Santa Monica, California
Manhattan Beach, California

Curriculum -!- AQUASURF -!- CIT program

  • responsibility & accountability within an education environment
  • teamwork & effective communication with group projects
  • leadership communication skills


  • water safety skills, understanding & adapting with ocean conditions
  • ocean skills: rip current identification, safety & response techniques
  • surfing instruction (beach and ocean)


  • beginner (intern-style) roles for beach games/activities/groups
  • adv. beach skills: leading activities, land safety techniques & mindfulness

Management & Responsibility:

  • Ocean management responsibilities for swim groups

Teens experience diverse roles, responsibilities, opportunities for maturity, practice, and progress — within our safe CIT program environment.


‘Give Your Teenagers — the “EPIC opportunities” to achieve their “very first” workplace…

…goals, feedback, and support with our (limited availability) AQUASURF — CIT program.



CONSECUTIVE!   These programs are meticulously crafted to offer a comprehensive experience throughout the entire week.  There are no drop-in days, transferability of individual dates, or makeup days.  Due to the limited spots available, refunds, reschedules, or credits will not be considered.


Punctuality Commitment:  Both parents and teens are dedicated to arriving on time.  Punctuality will be strictly adhered to, and three late arrivals will result in dismissal from the program without refund or credit.


Requirement for Teenagers:  CIT program participants must read, agree to, and adhere to AQUASURF’s “Code of Conduct” for the CIT program.  This code outlines healthy expectations for positive behavior, mutual respect, and engaged cooperation during the CIT program.  A positive, supportive, and fun atmosphere amplifies the success of our teen leadership initiatives.

Reschedule / Cancel / Refund

Cancellations, Refunds & Reschedules:  Unfortunately, due to the limited spots available, we are unable to accommodate cancellations, refunds, credits, or reschedules.  We appreciate your cooperation in adhering to these policies, as they contribute to a positive and focused environment for everyone involved.

These programs aim to provide a structured and engaging experience for teens, fostering leadership, communication, and valuable life skills.

Parents can be assured that their teens will gain practical knowledge and personal development in a safe and supportive environment.

Alumni — CIT

17 years+

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The BEST summer program for teenagers (ages 13-16yrs) in Los Angeles, California!

Positive, Supportive, and Fun atmosphere amplifying thy teens’ leadership success — AQUASURF