Ten Ways to Love the Ocean

This week, my mind is focused on the ocean, our Ocean Girl summer camp starts in 4 days  and I am stoked! I thought I would share a few simple ideas we talk about at camp for reusing and rethinking  plastic. You are welcome to add your own ideas and or suggestions in the comment…

One Wild Day – Wild Adventures and Ocean Girl Workshops

Collectively we believe, children who interact with nature are less anxious, develop a deep connection with the ocean, plants and creatures they encounter and continue to preserve and care for wild life on our planet. Ocean Girl Project One Wild Day – a series of wild hearts + wild places workshop.

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…

Live like you LOVE the Ocean – Kailua Beach Ocean Lovers Clean Up

Did you know?? Beach Cleanups are a great way to take care of our fragile marine environment, show community support for our shared natural resources, learn about the impacts of debris and how we can prevent them, and have lots and lots of fun. Kids LOVE them and learn too!

Ocean Girl Surf Camp alternatives to Plastic Ocean

Plastic in the oceans is entirely caused by human action and human inaction. It has as much potential to do harm as the worst climate change scenario and is having greater immediate effects, yet it so far receives comparatively no attention, and very little private or government action or funding.

Sponsors & Supporters

Ocean Girl Project Sustainable Surf Camps for girls was featured last July 13th on Hawaii’s KHON2’s Be Green with Kirk Matthews, mahalo Kathy and Kirk for helping create positive waves in young girls lives!! watch video Watch the surf girl video, thanks KHON! NANCY EMERSON SCHOOL OF SURFING Nancy Emerson (pictured) an international professional surfing…

Teaching Ocean Safety at Surf Camps

Honolulu, Hawaii Lifeguard Helene Phillips will be conducting the ocean safety class and demonstrations for the Ocean Girl Project Sustainable Surf Day Camp in July. Besides being a lifeguard on Oahu beaches for over 20 years, Helene is an all around accomplished water woman and a wonderful addition to our volunteer staff! As surfers it…

International Surfing Day June 20th!

Surfrider Oahu Chapter In honor of International Surfing Day, volunteers will be meeting at the entrance way to Diamond Head Beach. For those of you looking for a great Father’s Day activity, this is it. A special thanks to Wahoo’s Fish Tacos who will be providing lunch for all the volunteers. Sunday, June 20, 2010…

Surfer Girls Join Hands across the Sand Hawai’i

No more oil spills: Hands across the Sand Hawai’i The ongoing disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is a painful reminder of why we need to move off of dirty oil as quickly as possible. Join Malama Na Honu, Surfrider and other local partners next Saturday, June 26, in showing the world that it’s time…

Surfer Girl to Surfer Girl, we asked Heather Brown

What advice do you have for new surfer girls? Smile and keep the vibe friendly in the line up – north shore artist heather brown Heather Brown does not just use the ocean as a subject for her cool paintings she exhibits in galleries around the world, she lives in it. The 36-year-old artist from…