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February 1, 2016

Summer program registration is now open!! We have lots of exciting new programs for this summer and a brand new registration system!

We are excited to offer over 45 new class themes this summer! You can browse through the summer programs on our website (links below) and then register here! Also, please be sure to take a look at our redesigned parent guide.

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Our adventure sports offerings include Surfing (ages 11-17), Wave Monkeys (ages 9-12), Fishing (ages 11-17), Boater’s Ed (ages 12-17), Kayak Snorkel and Kayak Fishing (ages 11-17), Geoaching & Navigation (ages 11-17) and Body, Balance & Mind (ages 11-17).

SAILING: Our sailing programs include Taste of Optis (ages 6-10), Opti Learn to Sail Levels 1-3 (ages 7-12), Second Taste (ages 7-11), Opti Race (7-15), Opti Green (ages 8-12), Hartley Level 1&2 (ages 10-16), Hartley Adventures (ages 10-16), Windsurf & SUP (ages 9-15), Keelboat Adventures (ages 8-12), Advanced Keelboat (ages 11-16), Learn to Bic (ages 9-13), Bic Blasting Adventures (ages 9-13), and 420 Racing Program (ages 12-17).

MARINE SCIENCE - STONINGTON: In addition to our traditional marine science age groupings, we are also offering a new group just for 6-7 year-olds called Bay Bounders. Our other marine science age groups are: Little Aquanauts (4-6), Ocean Explorers (8-10), Marine Biologists (11-15), and Junior Instructors (15 and up). There will also be 2 full-day programs: Ocean Films and Blue Water Adventures (ages 11-15).

• WUSKENAU OCEAN ADVENTURES (WOA): WOA will be holding classes for ages 6–9 (Habitat Hoppers) & 10–13 (Eco Adventurers), offering a variety of week-long water activities.  Each week will have a fun and adventurous theme, while investigating the wonders of our New England marine life. Our programs promote learning, exercise, and teamwork through outdoor, interactive fun. Programs offered include marine science exploration, kayak adventures and snorkel classes. Students are guided through the program by our fully trained, certified and experienced staff members. The adaptability of weekly programs allows for students of different skill levels to be equally challenged and engaged through a variety of new experiences.

Watch Program Director Mark Zagol talk more about our sailing age groupings and offerings in more detail and why he’s looking forward to a great summer ahead...can you guess where he is in the second half of the video?!

Stay tuned for more of our NESS #teacherfeatures as we get closer the start of summer! Click here to register via our new registration system. Classes fill fast so interested families are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible. Financial aid is available to make the ocean accessible to all.