Lynn Langit is an active proponent of Small Basic and has been responsible for changing thousands of students' lives by teaching them programming.  She conducts regular classes to teach programming to anyone interested.  If you're around in San Diego or Ivine, check out her blog post, http://blogs.msdn.com/socaldevgal/archive/2010/01/07/teaching-kids-to-code-free-classes-in-jan-2010.aspx for information on how you can attend these classes.