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The spark for learning that he feels might be the best takeaway from this experience, but what was unexpected is what seems to be a new self-confidence. The collaborative nature of the projects along with shared mission to make a difference has upped [my son’s] social skills and developed a sense of purpose that I think will help him through his schooling. ”
— A Satisfied Parent

2017 Summer Programs

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Awesome New Opportunity - SIGN UP NOW!

Intro to Backpacking
$390

Join us on a backpacking expedition to the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway in N.H. While enjoying all the beauty of Mother Nature attendees will learn the basics of backpacking, fire building, shelter building, finding and treating water, and the concept of leaving no trace. In addition to the educational experience, this program will include a focus of team building, problem solving, and, of course, enjoying the great outdoors.

Ages 13-16 co-ed
Dates:
June 27-30, 2017
Location: Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway in N.H.

 

Week-Long Summer Sessions

rEgistration NOW Open

SEA Yacht Sailing: Manchester, MA $345 Come and join us on the Frayed Knot, a gloriously outfitted 50’ Beneteau sailing yacht! Participants will even have the chance to take the helm of this massive vessel to practice their new yacht-sailing skills!!  After learning the ropes, new skippers will learn about their own roles in the relationship between humans and the natural marine environment by collecting and analyzing marine debris and water quality samples.  We’ll also get up close and personal with the marine environment when we snap on our masks and snorkels to explore the wonders of the underwater world! Session Meets Mon-Fri from 8am - 12pm Tucks Point- Manchester, MA Week 1 (Ages 8-15) July 17-21, 2017 Week 2 (Ages 8-15) July 24-28, 2017

SEA Yacht Sailing:
Manchester, MA

$345

Come and join us on the Frayed Knot, a gloriously outfitted 50’ Beneteau sailing yacht! Participants will even have the chance to take the helm of this massive vessel to practice their new yacht-sailing skills!!  After learning the ropes, new skippers will learn about their own roles in the relationship between humans and the natural marine environment by collecting and analyzing marine debris and water quality samples.  We’ll also get up close and personal with the marine environment when we snap on our masks and snorkels to explore the wonders of the underwater world!

Session Meets Mon-Fri from 8am - 12pm
Tucks Point- Manchester, MA

Week 1 (Ages 8-15) July 17-21, 2017

Week 2 (Ages 8-15) July 24-28, 2017

SEA Marine Life Exploration: Manchester, MA $445 In this exciting hands-on program for youth, participants will get their feet wet, their hands dirty, and will find their minds reeling as they learn about the vital role the ocean plays in their daily lives. They will learn first-hand how the marine biology and ecology that we so often take for granted are interconnected with—and influenced by—human actions.  SEA's Marine Life Exploration is one of two ocean-based summer programs which offers a unique and exciting approach to exploring the marine ecosystems surrounding Manchester Harbor and beyond! Session Meets Mon-Fri from 9 am - 2 pm Tucks Point- Manchester, MA Week 1 (Ages 8-15) June 26-30, 2017 Week 2 (Ages 8-15) July 10-14, 2017

SEA Marine Life Exploration:
Manchester, MA

$445

In this exciting hands-on program for youth, participants will get their feet wet, their hands dirty, and will find their minds reeling as they learn about the vital role the ocean plays in their daily lives. They will learn first-hand how the marine biology and ecology that we so often take for granted are interconnected with—and influenced by—human actions.  SEA's Marine Life Exploration is one of two ocean-based summer programs which offers a unique and exciting approach to exploring the marine ecosystems surrounding Manchester Harbor and beyond!

Session Meets Mon-Fri from 9 am - 2 pm
Tucks Point- Manchester, MA

Week 1 (Ages 8-15) June 26-30, 2017

Week 2 (Ages 8-15) July 10-14, 2017

Beginner Field Hockey Clinic Manchester, MA $259 The Beginner-Novice Clinic is designed to expose players to the wonderful, growing sport of field hockey in a fun, safe and affordable experience. This clinic is specifically directed towards the player that is interested in learning the awesome sport of field hockey for the first time or for those with limited exposure who want to get to know the sport better. This league builds on playing as team, learning new skills, and becoming overall the best field hockey player that you can be. This 1-week Session meets 8am-11:30am Brook St. Field- Manchester, MA July 31st- August 3rd (Aug 4th rain date)  

Beginner Field Hockey Clinic
Manchester, MA

$259

The Beginner-Novice Clinic is designed to expose players to the wonderful, growing sport of field hockey in a fun, safe and affordable experience. This clinic is specifically directed towards the player that is interested in learning the awesome sport of field hockey for the first time or for those with limited exposure who want to get to know the sport better. This league builds on playing as team, learning new skills, and becoming overall the best field hockey player that you can be.




This 1-week Session meets 8am-11:30am
Brook St. Field- Manchester, MA

July 31st- August 3rd (Aug 4th rain date)
 


Summer Sports Leagues

Co-ed Recreational Ultimate Frisbee League: Magnolia, Gloucester   Cost: $89 for season   Open to all boys and girls in grades 6-12.  Ultimate Frisbee is an exciting, non-contact sport, played by thousands the world over and has become a popular high school spring club sport.  It mixes the best features of sports such as soccer, basketball, and American football into an elegantly simple yet fascinating and demanding game.  Meets once a week, Wednesdays June 28th – August 23rd, 2017 Location: Magnolia Woods Field, 474 Western Ave. Gloucester, MA Ages 9-14 @ 5-6:30 PM Ages 15-19 @ 6:30-8 PM  

Co-ed Recreational Ultimate Frisbee League:
Magnolia, Gloucester

 

Cost: $89 for season
 

Open to all boys and girls in grades 6-12Ultimate Frisbee is an exciting, non-contact sport, played by thousands the world over and has become a popular high school spring club sport.  It mixes the best features of sports such as soccer, basketball, and American football into an elegantly simple yet fascinating and demanding game. 

Meets once a week, Wednesdays June 28th – August 23rd, 2017

Location: Magnolia Woods Field, 474 Western Ave. Gloucester, MA

Ages 9-14 @ 5-6:30 PM

Ages 15-19 @ 6:30-8 PM
 

Summer Field Hockey Leagues:  Manchester, MA Cost: $89 season Check out this unique opportunity for youth, teen and adult field hockey players this summer.  We have two leagues open to players age 8 and up.  The Youth League is intended for younger players with little or no experience, and the Pick-Up League* is for older players with some experience who want to further develop their skills.    Meets once a week, Wednesday evenings June 21st - August 16th, 2017 Location: Coach Ed Field, Brook St. Manchester, MA Youth League:                                                       4:30-6 PM Beginner/Novice-- ages 8-14   Pick-Up League:                                                     6-8 PM Intermediate/Advanced*-- ages 14+                       *must have 2 years experience

Summer Field Hockey Leagues: 
Manchester, MA

Cost: $89 season

Check out this unique opportunity for youth, teen and adult field hockey players this summer.  We have two leagues open to players age 8 and up.  The Youth League is intended for younger players with little or no experience, and the Pick-Up League* is for older players with some experience who want to further develop their skills.   

Meets once a week, Wednesday evenings June 21st - August 16th, 2017

Location: Coach Ed Field, Brook St. Manchester, MA

Youth League:                                                       4:30-6 PM
Beginner/Novice-- ages 8-14  

Pick-Up League:                                                     6-8 PM
Intermediate/Advanced*-- ages 14+                      
*must have 2 years experience

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Registration through Manchester Parks & Recreation
OPENING THIS WEEK


Future Programs

2017 / 2018

The Island School Come to the Island School’s Cape Eleuthera Institute, Eleuthera, Bahamas!  Spend a week engaging with the ocean and having a TON of FUN! A FUN and experiential program brought to you by Ocean Alliance with programming and staff supported by Seaside Sustainability, Inc.  Come where sun, fun, science and the marine world converge into an amazing and memorable experience designed for the engaged middle/high school student!  Open to all high school students. April 14-22, 2018                         Interested in this opportunity?  Complete the brief pre-registration survey to save your spot (space is limited and will fill up quickly!), or LEARN MORE for detailed program information.

The Island School

Come to the Island School’s Cape Eleuthera Institute, Eleuthera, Bahamas!  Spend a week engaging with the ocean and having a TON of FUN! A FUN and experiential program brought to you by Ocean Alliance with programming and staff supported by Seaside Sustainability, Inc.  Come where sun, fun, science and the marine world converge into an amazing and memorable experience designed for the engaged middle/high school student!  Open to all high school students.

April 14-22, 2018                        

Interested in this opportunity?  Complete the brief pre-registration survey to save your spot (space is limited and will fill up quickly!), or LEARN MORE for detailed program information.

Kayaking & Stand Up Paddleboarding Explore the north shore’s incredible marine surroundings by kayak or SUP.  This week-long program is an incredible opportunity for youth to experience the ocean, learn & practice safety skills, and enjoy being on the water with friends. Sign up for one or more weeks, all levels of expertise are welcome!! Coming Soon!!   (Join our mailing list and be the first to hear)

Kayaking & Stand Up Paddleboarding

Explore the north shore’s incredible marine surroundings by kayak or SUP.  This week-long program is an incredible opportunity for youth to experience the ocean, learn & practice safety skills, and enjoy being on the water with friends. Sign up for one or more weeks, all levels of expertise are welcome!!


Coming Soon!!  
(Join our mailing list and be the first to hear)


Past Programs

2016-2017

Summer 2016

SEA Summer 2016 SEA featured week-long programs for our local youth aged 8-13 which highlighted the importance of the ocean and the amazing opportunities for exploration and enjoyment that it offers! Through experiential learning, and engaging students directly with the ocean, participants were immersed into the marine environment to learn about its functions, and to identify threats and ongoing deterioration that are a direct effect of ongoing human negligence.   Check out our 2016 SEA program!

SEA Summer 2016

SEA featured week-long programs for our local youth aged 8-13 which highlighted the importance of the ocean and the amazing opportunities for exploration and enjoyment that it offers! Through experiential learning, and engaging students directly with the ocean, participants were immersed into the marine environment to learn about its functions, and to identify threats and ongoing deterioration that are a direct effect of ongoing human negligence.  

Check out our 2016 SEA program!

Winter 2017

Ski and Board Program 2017 In an exciting partnership with O'Maley school of Gloucester, Seaside Sustainability, Inc. is offering a new Bradford Ski & Board Program 2017.  Open to all O'Maley students, participants will be provided transportation to and from Bradford Ski Area in Haverhill, MA. The program began on Monday January 9, 2017 and met on Mondays through March 7, 2017. Do you want a ski program at your school?  We will be partnering with additional schools for the '17-'18 ski season!    Let us know!  

Ski and Board Program 2017

In an exciting partnership with O'Maley school of Gloucester, Seaside Sustainability, Inc. is offering a new Bradford Ski & Board Program 2017.  Open to all O'Maley students, participants will be provided transportation to and from Bradford Ski Area in Haverhill, MA.

The program began on Monday January 9, 2017 and met on Mondays through March 7, 2017.

Do you want a ski program at your school?  We will be partnering with additional schools for the '17-'18 ski season!    Let us know!

 

Spring 2017

Gloucester O'Maley Environmental Club Join this group of passionate students to make a difference in your own school, helping the community address climate change issues.   Inspired by the motto “Think Globally by Acting Locally”, team members will be challenged to choose initiatives that develop real life solutions.  We will have the opportunity to take local field trips to connect with local community leaders in the environmental movement or to explore the natural world around us [including hiking in the woods or exploring the nearby mudflats]. Come have tons of fun with friends while also making a difference in your school and community! O'Maley Academy Spring Session starts now! Contact Allison Collins via email to sign up: acousins@gloucesterschools.edu

Gloucester O'Maley Environmental Club

Join this group of passionate students to make a difference in your own school, helping the community address climate change issues.   Inspired by the motto “Think Globally by Acting Locally”, team members will be challenged to choose initiatives that develop real life solutions.  We will have the opportunity to take local field trips to connect with local community leaders in the environmental movement or to explore the natural world around us [including hiking in the woods or exploring the nearby mudflats]. Come have tons of fun with friends while also making a difference in your school and community!

O'Maley Academy Spring Session starts now! Contact Allison Collins via email to sign up: acousins@gloucesterschools.edu