Giving back to our youth, Waianae ocean educational outreach day

We had an awesome afternoon doing an ocean educational outreach presentation for a youth group last Saturday.  We started with a tag team ice breaker-chaser (that cracked everyone up).  Ocean Girl volunteers brought pocket-sized sustainable fish guides for each youth, we learned: correctly ID fish you have caught,  legal-sustainable size,  the seasonal times to eat…

The Grip of the Rip | Ocean Girl Project| Ocean News | Rip Currents

What is a rip current? Rip currents are channeled currents of water flowing away from shore. They generally begin from the shoreline and head through the surf zone – past the line of breaking waves. Some people mistakenly call this undertow. It is important to understand that there is no undertow, just water moving away…

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Summer Sessions | KIDS FIRST! Film Festival

Celebrate World Oceans Month UHM KIDS FIRST! Film Festival 2013 takes a field trip to the Waikīkī Aquarium to celebrate National Ocean Month. KIDS FIRST! films screen throughout the day on June 26 in the Aquarium’s SeaVisions Theatre. The Dive Into Your Imagination® series, produced by ocean educator Annie Crawley: last one is June 26:…

Let’s talk trash Hawaii, Saturday June 1st Baby Maks!

Ocean Girl Project Beach Clean-up Event Date:                Saturday June 1, 2013 Time:                8am-11am (join in anytime) Where:             Baby Makapuu Beach Participants:     All ages, bring the whole family! Please join us! Beach clean ups enable us to care for our marine environment, show community support for our shared natural resources; and they are fun. Great opp…

2013 Surf Camp Dates changed to July 22-26

Ocean Girl Camps are all about surf and fun! Who: Girls ages 09-14, max (10)  girls per camp When: JULY 22nd-26th – correct dates Times: Mon-Fri 9am-2pm Requirements: Beginner swim level Where: South Shore area, details upon contact Special: Reduced Fee and full Scholarships are available upon request contact us Sign up: Begins with submitting…

Standup for the Cure

Standup for the Cure Hold Second Annual Award-Winning Breast Cancer Fundraising Event in Newport Beach; Expects to raise $125,000 to fund 1,000 Mammograms Organization Set World Record at Inaugural Event; Anticipates Increased Attendance Guinness World Record Set at Inaugural Event in 2012 – More than 700 participants were involved in The World’s Largest Stand Up…

Happy New Years Surfing Camps 2013

Aloha Friends! We are looking forward to adding 2 more camps this summer, 2013.   Hopefully we host at least 3 this summer, focusing on ocean safety, sustainability and of course surfing! We have had also had several requests for a mother and daughter surf camp and we are excited about the idea. If you are…