Afterschool and Homeschool Programs

Afterschool & Homeschool Programs

Fall weather brings amazing snorkeling and paddling opportunities! Kayak in the harbor in Adventure Science and snorkel to see the life below! Consider the science behind the adventure while delving into concepts like buoyancy, brackish ecosystems, and seasonal changes!

Class Date: September 5th 2018 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Simply use simple machines to sail! Explore the basics of sailing a small keelboat in a setting that also works with team building. Work with your team to rig, steer and navigate safely aboard a keelboat. This is a great class for individuals or groups of friends. An instructor is on board the whole time teaching how to sail this small keelboat.

October 3rd 2018 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Try your hand at fishing and crabbing safely from the NESS docks. Use underwater viewing cameras and a BRUV (Baited Remote Underwater Viewer) to aid the search. Identify your catch and investigate animal behavior by viewing organisms in NESS holding tanks. Catch and release only.

Class Date: November 7th, 2018 | 9:00AM to 12:00PM

Geocaching is a real-life treasure hunt using a GPS device! Learn and practice basic navigation skills on land and sea. Investigate how compasses and global positioning systems (GPS) work, travel with your cohort to discover hidden treasures and join the NESS Geocache Team.

Class Date: December 5th, 2018 | 9:00AM to 12:00PM

Make every day a green day! Explore and design green technology using the power of the wind. Study your influence on the natural environment and create solutions and change in your own lives, homes, or communities. Discuss current real-world models, design prototypes, solve problems, and learn more about how to make the world a little bit greener.

Class Date: January 9th, 2019 | 9:00AM to 12:00PM 

Make every day a green day! Explore and design green technology using the power of the wind. Study your influence on the natural environment and create solutions and change in your own lives, homes, or communities. Discuss current real-world models, design prototypes, solve problems, and learn more about how to make the world a little bit greener.

Class Date: February 6th, 2019 | 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Make every day a green day! Explore and design green technology using the power of water. Study your influence on the natural environment and create solutions and change in your own lives, homes, or communities. Discuss current real-world models, design prototypes, solve problems, and learn more about how to make the world a little bit greener.

Class Date: March 6th 2019 | 9:00AM to 12:00PM

Wind is dynamic! Explore how wind is formed, determine its trends and patterns and identify how it affects our sails and earth. Learn the basics of sailing a small keelboat in a setting that also works with team building. This is a great class for individuals or groups of friends. An instructor is on board the whole time teaching how to sail this small keelboat.

Class Date: April 3rd 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Get a jumpstart on summer and get on the water! Get a taste of surfing in Adventure Science! Consider the science behind the adventure while delving into concepts like boat engineering, buoyancy, and marine debris.

Class Date: May 22nd 2019 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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