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Choose Your Adventure!
"...You should be proud of what you do and the accomplishments these children are attaining. You are building self-esteem, confidence and character. No other program that I know of is having as much success in these qualities of life that are SO important. Bravo!"
- Parent
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Challenge Yourself!
"Best field trip EVER!"
- Middle School Student
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Get Wet!
"...NESS has changed my life….It has helped me to become a more confident student….I feel more independent, aware, and excited to learn new things."
- Eighth grade student



Reflections on Our AmeriCorps Members

It’s hard to believe we are about to wrap up our first year of the NESS SEA AmeriCorps program! Almost one year ago we welcomed our first class of 7 NESS SEA AmeriCorps members to embark on a year of service to the students of New London. As I reflect on this incredible year, there are many notable achievements that stand out. Read more...


Watch the video for a taste of NESS’s ocean adventure programs. View others to learn why more and more parents and teachers are choosing NESS...Read more...


NESS hosts many community and fundraising events throughout the year. Learn more about recent and upcoming events... Read more...



New England Science & Sailing is a nonprofit ocean adventure program. We engage students in experiential learning that builds confidence, teamwork, and leadership skills. As we begin our twelfth year, our four core values continue to guide our growth and the programs we provide...Read more about NESS’s core values...