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  • 3 Unique Kayak Opportunities This Month

    Caroline Pierce
    No Comments October 5, 2016

    The leaves are changing and temperature is starting to get cooler… October is the PERFECT time for a kayak adventure! We have three events this month for novices through advanced kayakers, join us!
     

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  • Ocean Adventures Guided Kayak Tours

    Includes: Kayak Guide, Kayak Equipment and Paddling Instruction

    There is no better way to experience a day out on the water than by kayak! Even if you’ve never picked up a paddle, join us on one of our Ocean Adventures Guided Kayak Tours at Ocean Beach Park in New London and see what kayaking is all about. Whether you are a birding enthusiast, an athletic adventurer or a marine biologist, our kayak guides will maximize your experience. Using sit-on top ocean kayaks that are exceptionally stable and perfect for paddlers of all abilities, glide across the shallows, step out to check out some of the local critters and cruise with the tidal currents . Each trip is approximately two hours and includes step-by-step instruction and information on local sites by NESS ACA certified kayak guides.   $30/adult    $20/children under 12.
    • Trips depart twice daily (10:00 AM & 2:00 PM) Monday –Friday from June through August
    • Advanced registration is preferred but WALK-INS are WELCOME!
    • Arrive 15 minutes prior to paddling departure times
    • All paddlers must fill out a NESS Participation Agreement
    • Children 17 and under must have parental consent
    • Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult
    • Max of 8 paddlers per trip
    Please email office@nessf.org or call 860-535-9362 for more information.
     
  • Eco Tours at Ocean Beach

    Includes: Kayak or Snorkel Guide, Equipment, and Instruction

    There is no better way to experience Ocean Beach than by being out on or in the water! Even if you have never picked up a paddle or put … more

     

  • Wish List

    NESS welcomes contributions from individuals or businesses who want to donate something more tangible than cash. Please contact our office if you would like to donate something from the list below … more

     

  • Week 2 (June 29-July 3)

    Science by Sail (AM Session, 9 am - 12 pm)

    Travel to field sites by sail boat to experience the ultimate in marine science and sailing adventure. Learn rigging, sail handling, steering and other basics while in route on a 23ft Sonar keelboat. Perform water quality assessments, experiment with air and hydrodynamics, employ navigation skills, snorkel, explore, and have lots of fun using a Sonar as our marine science headquarters. Includes: sailing, marine science, and snorkel adventures.

    $285/week

     
  • Week 5 (July 20-24)

    Science by Sail (PM Session, 1 pm - 4 pm)

    Travel to field sites by sail boat to experience the ultimate in marine science and sailing adventure. Learn rigging, sail handling, steering and other basics while in route on a 23ft Sonar keelboat. Perform water quality assessments, experiment with air and hydrodynamics, employ navigation skills, snorkel, explore, and have lots of fun using a Sonar as our marine science headquarters. Includes: sailing, marine science, and snorkel adventures.

    $285/week

     
  • Week 5:  July 20-24

    Mission Splash  (PM Session, 1 pm - 4 pm)

    Includes: Incredible watery adventures, kayaking, and snorkel adventures

    Venture on a new mission each day to a new remarkable location . Explore Alewife Cove and hard to reach areas using kayaks. Charge the creek tides with your kayak and help choose our snorkel sites. Pick a new travel destination with your class, analyze local navigation charts, and decide the route to take us to our destination.          $215
     
  • Big Blue Odyssey (Ages 10-13)

    July 25-29, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  $190/week

    Includes: boogie boarding, kayaking, snorkel adventures, playing in the salt pond & the ocean   

    Foray into the marine wilderness within Winnapaug Salt Pond and the Atlantic Ocean.  Search local sites for baby marine birds, use engineering to develop new model hydro turbines, take a kayak journey, whip around waves on a boogie board, and travel to diverse biomes inside different watersheds within the salt pond and the ocean.   

     
  • Fishing (Grades 1-4)

    Tuesdays 4 pm - 5:30 pm          

    September 13, 20 & 27

    Enrollment: minimum 6 students

    Cost: $60/series

    Learn the basics of fishing, tying knots, baiting hooks and cleaning your gear.  Practice fishing safely from our docks and venture into some of the other local secret spots.  Discover local fisheries, and learn about the gear they use, the boats they travel on and the length of time they spend navigating the open seas.  We will practice catch and release only.  

     
  • Week 1 (June 26-30)

    Pack Power (AM Session, 9 am - 12 pm)

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    Join the NESS pack and discover the importance of schools, herds, colonies, flocks, and packs.  Investigate why animals live, hunt, travel, and rely on groups and communities for survival.  Explore some of the methods animals use to communicate in such close quarters through simulations and field explorations.  Includes: at least 1 boat trip & snorkeling 

    $225/week