Surfrider Pacific Rim believe young people are the future guardians of the environment.
We have introduced school programmes that create awareness around protecting the beaches and ocean. Working with our youth within our community is essential. The goals of the youth environmental stewardship programs are to promote safe and healthy access to coastal habitats for generations to come. We want all kids to have access to Surfrider programmes, take part in Surfrider clean ups, learn how to be peaceful activists and make a difference. We will be encouraging students to take an interest in different forms of campaigning and creating solutions for local problems, and eventually teaching criteria that could lead to future employment in environment sustainability.
They are the future.
Our Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Core Program currently has three sub programs. They include: