HONOLULU, Oahu (HawaiiNewsNow) - In honor of Earth Day, Ocean Girl Project Sustainable Surf Camp for girls is organizing a beach clean up on Saturday April 2nd 2011 at Kaupo Beach near Makapu'u. Following the beach clean-up there will be a presentation by Reef Watch Waikiki about our island reefs and a representative from Surfrider will talk about the plastic bag ban.
The Beach Clean-up will begin around 9:00 am with a short talk about Ocean Girl Project, beach cleaning safety tips, why plastic ocean debris is hurting our ocean, and a short lesson on separating recyclable material from rubbish. The beach clean-up at about 11:30am. From about 12pm - 1pm there will be sustainable ocean presentations.
This event is for all ages and everyone is invited, bring your groups, class mates, neighbors, friends and family. Ocean Girl Project will be providing gloves, burlap bags, buckets, and drinks. There will also be Ocean Girl Project organic after sun products and recycled-sustainable items made by their volunteers for sale.
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Date: Saturday, April 2
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Kaupo Beach just past Makapu'u
Ocean Girl Project Sustainable Surf Day Camp
Who: Girls ages 09-16
Next Camps: Summer 2011
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Location: Waikiki beaches
Price: Financial Aid available
For information on the Ocean Girl Project surf camps, beach clean-up and how to donate click HERE for a link to their website.
Click HERE to connect with the Ocean Girl Project on Facebook.