Fall Programs: After-School & Weekend

Maeve Ryan
August 20, 2015

Fall is just around the corner! Enjoy the warm water and great weather; get out on the water with us!

Fall Programs

Call 860-535-9362 to register!

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September After-School & Weekend:

Registration due September 4th

  • Snorkeling (grades 1 - 4) : Jump into the ocean world by safely snorkeling the waters around Stonington Borough while having fun and learning about marine life!
  • SUP Dawgs (grades 3 - 6): Let this class introduce you to an incredible sport that will keep you fit, focused and balanced!
  • Boater’s Ed (ages 12 - 17): Join a NESS USCG licensed captain and learn the basics of safe boating
  • NESS Geocaching (grades 1 – 4): Learn basic navigation to participate in the fun hobby of Geocaching!
  • Fall Fishing (grades 1 - 4): Fall is a great time of year for fishing. Learn the basics of fishing, tying knots, baiting hooks and cleaning your gear.
  • Taste of NESS Science (grades 5-8): Want a little bit of everything NESS has to offer for science? This is the class for you.
  • Intro to Surfing (grades 3-6): Feel the rush of surfing your first wave, riding down the line, shredding the gnar, or honing your surf skills.
  • NESS Ocean Academy (grades 3-6) : If you love being in the water and riding on waves, then this class is for YOU.
  • Safe Powerboat Handling (ages 12-Adult): This 16 hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boat handling skills on actual boats.

October After-School & Weekend:

Registration due October 4th.

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  • Marine Debris (grades 1 - 4) : Investigate the problem of marine debris by learning about “The Great Trash Island”, creating an ROV to assist in collecting debris from the bottom of the ocean, and generating possible solutions for our future.
  • Ocean Mysteries and ROVs (grades 1 - 4): Discover the deep sea, underwater volcanos, the ocean coast and even ROV’s!
  • Boater’s Ed (ages 12 - 17):Join a NESS USCG licensed captain and learn the basics of safe boating.
  • Science by Lego (grades 5 - 8): It’s amazing what can be done with Legos in the world of science.
  • Amazing Autotrophs (grades 1 - 4): Take a peek inside the world of autotrophs (plants and organisms that make their own food).
  • TGIF Surfing (grades 6 - 10): YES, it’s back! TGIF Surfing – come and shred the gnar and hone your surfing skills all while enjoying the cool, clear, rolling waters of coastal Rhode Island.
  • Freshwater Kayak Fishing (grades 6 - 10): Fall is a great time of year for freshwater fishing from a kayak.
  • NESS Ocean Academy (grades 3-6): If you love being in the water and riding on waves, then this class is for YOU!

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