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Gear Up! Camp Essentials!

We can’t believe summer is already here and we are so excited that your family has chosen NESS for your ocean adventure education activities! Here is a list of all the essentials your camper will need for their week with NESS! Paperwork and Medications Students and their parents/guardians must provide a Health Exam Form no […]

Summer Camp FAQs

We are looking forward to summer camp registration opening on February 1, 2019! If you have questions, please reach out! Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions we receive:

2019 Summer Camp Preview

Summer camp registration doesn’t open until Friday, February 1, but we have so many exciting new programs we just couldn’t resist giving you a sneak peek! NESS Summer Camp runs Mondays through Fridays for 10 weeks (June 24 – August 30). The half-day and full-day programs are open to students ages 4-17 and located in […]

Creature Feature: Horseshoe Crabs

We had many exciting moments here at NESS during our summer camp season, but one of my personal favorites involves some living fossils. Sea FitNESS had cruised over to Sandy Point for some boogie boarding and two campers took a quick break for some sand castle building. The girls were digging close to where the […]

Stonington Summer Camp Week 6

We’re continuing to beat the heat in our ocean adventures! The cooling breeze and refreshing salt water allowed our students to have endless fun in the sun on our beautiful Long Island Sound. Whether becoming a pirate or performing field research, there was never a time short of fitNESS or boating adventures! Marine Science Students […]

Stonington Summer Camp Week 5

The forecasted stormy weather week held off for our ocean excursions! Our endless programs had non-stop adventure and discovery with time to reflect and innovate. With programs that foster growth and spark curiosity, our students had a week to remember! Marine Science Students Our littlest students, the Little Aquanauts, tested a variety of marine vehicles […]

Stonington Summer Camp Week 4

We can’t believe a month has flown by! Another week of clear and sunny skies allowed our students to take full advantage of adventure and education on the ocean! This past week there was an emphasis on environmental stewardship, adventure sports variety, and innovation. Marine Science Students The littlest students, the Little Aquanauts, explored local […]

Stonington Summer Camp Week 3

Between you and me, Week 3 at NESS was pure glee! Students dove into all types of ecosystems, waves, and winds, where they examined discoveries and strengthened their skills. Sunny skies all week long allowed students to fully immerse themselves in the refreshing Long Island Sound. Marine Science The littlest students, the Little Aquanauts, explored […]

A Need For Speed: 420 Racers Have Busy Week of Sailing Fast

Last week, the NESS 420 Race Team participated in 2 local events: The Larry White Regatta at Niantic Bay Yacht Club and the Dinghy Race, which started at Niantic Bay Yacht Club then went to Fishers Island Yacht Club and finally ended at Mystic Shipyard. The Larry White Regatta is part of US Sailing Junior […]

Stonington Summer Camp Week 2

There’s no better place to beat the summer heat waves than out on the water in our numerous programs! Week 2 programs took excursions to Sandy Point, the Breakwall, and Chocomount on the sunny days and performed science projects inside during the stormy Friday. On the 4th of July, NESS campers and staff had a […]