Generations of children have stayed at Cottage by the Sea, listen to their stories, in their own words.

Olympic athlete Morgan Mitchell stayed at Cottage by the Sea as a child. She recently spoke to some of our Mentors about overcoming and achieving.


“I’ve been coming to Cottage by the Sea for seven years now …”


“… now I’m a Mentor”


Listen to our Mentors speak about their experiences at Cottage by the Sea.


“Very thankful the place existed … when we got home, great memories.”


“Probably the first time I really felt integrated somewhere, like I really belonged.”


Celebrity Surf Day 2011 – children talk about fun times at Cottage by the Sea.