In the 5 part Wing Basics video series, Starboard’s instructor, Sam Ross, takes you from zero to hero, starting from the beach to gliding on the water. With tried and tested teaching methods and techniques coupled together with clear visuals from Starboard’s on-water team, the learning experience becomes rewarding, simple, and fun.
Imagine 12 businesses in your community being hosts to a few dozen middle-schoolers as they lead a city-wide HUNT TO SAVE THE OCEAN. Imagine hundreds (or more) people gathered at the local newspaper lobby on the day of the HUNT ready to receive clues and their HUNT packet. Armed with a dozen clues based on […]
Driving past the playing fields at our local middle school when it’s overrun by hundreds of high energy kids I can’t help but think of the genius, ideas, perspective and hope within that mob. Until you have spent some time with that age group you might not recognize the potential they have for making an […]
Whatcha Got In Your Sushi? Not that you needed more reasons to refuse the single use plastic water bottle, maybe knowing that there is on average 241 microplastics per liter could change the habit. Yes, plastic is polluting our environment. Let’s turn our attention to microplastics – tiny pieces ranging from 5 millimetres down to 100 […]
Art: Kids Create to Save the Ocean In a time when funding for so many crucial educational topics is reduced or removed, art, music, and environmental topics are sorely missed. So many students have incredible aptitudes in those areas and do not find the opportunity to perform, create, innovate or make the difference their passion […]
Green: The Good and Not-So-Good When it comes to the environment, the word “green” usually makes us think of a thriving environment. But too much of anything is not good. Just as too much food (nutrients) is not good for us. Too much nutrient is not good for the water either. There are many different […]