Our brains need the outdoors - it’s in our makeup to want to be outdoors, immersed in the calming effect it brings to us. When HOW first began kayak fishing experiences, we could see and feel first-hand the impact of the being outside on our heroes.
Each year in May military caregivers are honored for their service, the unsung heroes who selflessly provide long-term care. Here are a few ways you can show your caregiver what their service means to you.
Families of veterans and first responders also serve, often in ways many of us do not understand. When it comes to providing a fun event that provides healing and harmony, kayak fishing with Heroes on the Water chapters fills the bill.
Intergenerational transmission events have been studied from multiple angles, including trauma, economic status, and even wellness. Heroes on the Water’s programs support the transmission of wellness through kayak fishing and the outdoors.
While many adults are eager to teach their youngsters, there is a right way, and a wrong way, to introduce a child to fishing. Follow these guidelines to hook a lifelong fishing partner.
Heroes on the Water has two programs that align so that our veterans and active-duty military can consistently receive the powerful healing of kayak fishing. The effect is a long-term positive impact for our heroes and their families.
Multiple studies prove that women who spend time outdoors feel more connected, more satisfied, and less anxious. Especially if they participate in a sport like kayaking.
Studies prove that spending time outdoors is good for your mental and physical health. We know that kayak fishing is a great recreational therapy. Here are 3 tips to get ready for the season!
When Andrew Beaudoin retired from the Army, he found kayak fishing provided a way to overcome his post-traumatic stress symptoms. Now he helps other veterans find the 3 P’s of outdoor recreational therapy.