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NESS Accepting Entries for Long Island Sound Drawing Contest

STONINGTON, CT.  New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is looking for young artists to participate in a drawing contest for a calendar entitled “Long Island Sound and Its Watershed: What It Means to Me.” The contest is designed to engage youth in environmental stewardship and watershed conservation and is open to all Connecticut students […]

Nonprofit Receives Award from US Sailing

STONINGTON, CT. New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) received the Jim Kilroy Outreach and Inclusion Award for its 2018 achievements. US Sailing is the governing body for the sport of sailing in the United States, and its Community Sailing Committee promotes and supports community sailing across the country. US Sailing’s Community Sailing awards recognize […]

NESS’s Summer Camp Registration Opens February 1st

STONINGTON, CT. New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will open registration for their 2019 Summer Camp on Friday, February 1, 2019. NESS summer programs run Mondays through Fridays for 10 weeks (June 24 – August 30). The half-day and full-day programs are open to students from ages 4-17 and located in Stonington, CT. NESS, […]

Nonprofit Recognized for Outstanding Youth Mentoring

STONINGTON, CT. New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) received an Eastern Connecticut Mentoring Collaborative (ECMC) Award for their 2018 achievements. As a part of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, ECMC promotes mentoring as a means of empowering young people by ensuring access to mentorship throughout eastern Connecticut through schools, colleges and universities, youth […]

NESS Receives Accreditation as School Partner Program!

At its meeting on November 6, 2018, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) voted to accredit NESS as a school partner program. This decision makes NESS the first school partner program to be accredited by the oldest accreditation agency in the country. Founded in 2002 as a community sailing program, NESS has […]

Nonprofit Plans for Fun, Friends, and Fundraising at Annual Benefit Gala

Nonprofit Plans for Fun, Friends, and Fundraising at Annual Benefit Gala New England Science & Sailing Foundation Returns to Haley Mansion for Gala on November 3rd MYSTIC, CT: The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announces the organization’s Annual Benefit Gala to be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Haley Mansion, at […]

Local Nonprofits Offer Free Professional Development For Teachers

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Local Nonprofits Offer Free Professional Development For Teachers STONINGTON/GROTON, CT: Project Oceanology and the New England Science & Sailing (NESS) invite teachers in grades 4-12 for a free, 2-day professional development program and that will focus on the science of the Long Island Sound with STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) and NGSS (Next Generation […]

Youth Surf Competition and Beach Clean Up

Youth Surf Competition and Beach Clean Up  Nonprofit Celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day WESTERLY, RI – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS), Westerly Recreation Department, and North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announce the seventh annual “Catch a Curl” Youth Surf Competition. The event will be held at the Westerly Town Beach (365 […]

Farm to Pier Dinner Returns to Downtown New London

Farm to Pier Dinner Returns to Downtown New London PRESS RELEASE July 30, 2018 NEW LONDON, CT. Farm to Pier Dinner will be returning to Custom House Pier in New London on Wednesday, August 15 (rain date August 16). The beloved event is a twist on other farm to table events in the region. Fresh […]

Nonprofit Kicks Off Summer With Free Community Event

Nonprofit Kicks Off Summer With Free Community Event PRESS RELEASE May 29, 2018 STONINGTON, CT. The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is kicking off the summer season with their annual NESS Fest on Saturday, June 23 (11am-3pm) at their Stonington location at 72 Water Street. This free event will feature fun activities including […]