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By Claire McKinnon
I have been working at Courageous since I was 15 years old. Instantly I fell in love with working in Step 2. I could write an entire encyclopedia on why I love Step 2 but in the end it all boils down to the students I have the privilege of working with everyday. The kids are all unique as individuals but form a clear Step 2 community for everyone else to see. Each student is kind and wants
One of the most rewarding experiences for me as an environmental educator this summer was working with the Instructors in Training (IITs). At Courageous, the IITs are high school students who have attended the summer youth program for many years or are interested in becoming a sailing instructor.
The environmental aspect of the IIT program has two main components: learning more about environmental science and learning how to teach environmental science. Each week, on Tuesday afternoons, I facilitated a mini-lecture on the week’s