Be Right Back–Gone Snorkelin’ (Week #4)

This was it! The culmination of numerous weeks of hard work both in and out of the water: the long-awaited Earthraging snorkeling trip! Ever since the school year started last spring, students have been coming by the ESL office to ask us when the snorkel trip would happen again. During this month of Earthraging, students […]

Splashin’ Around the Pool: Earthraging’s Latest Addition!

Week #3 of Earthraging included new and exciting additions to the program–swimming pool time and environmental education sessions! Though last year’s program did not have a pool component, we were able to expand the program this year and dedicate an entire week to teaching snorkeling skills and running workshops to promote ocean awareness and action. […]

Back to the Beach! (Week #2)

With the second week of Earthraging coming to a close, we could not have had a more instructive, immersive, and inspirational four days! Over the span of eight beach sessions, Earthraging with English has taught over 200 students to swim, collected over 50 bags of miscellaneous junk and jetsam, and provided more than 15 hours […]

What a first week back from break! The hustle and bustle of students and teachers returning to R35 marked the start of the second semester, but more importantly also the start of the Earthraging with English program this year! Throughout the week, Earthraging with English took place across four beach sessions; a morning 8:30-11:00session, and an afternoon […]