Since its establishment nearly four years ago, Seaside Sustainability has reached hundreds of north shore youth, providing hands-on experiences, transforming their mindsets, and leaving these future generations better equipped to support their communities to be able to handle environmental threats and challenges.


2017 Summer Programs

Registration Information COMING SOON!!


Intro to Backpacking 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. Both weeks are open to ages 13-16 Week 1 April 17-20, 2017 (Aligns with public school April Vacation) Week 2 June 27-30, 2017 (Aligns with private school Summer Vacation)

Intro to Backpacking

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.

Both weeks are open to ages 13-16

Week 1 April 17-20, 2017
(Aligns with public school April Vacation)

Week 2 June 27-30, 2017
(Aligns with private school Summer Vacation)

SEA Yacht Sailing Come and join us under the guidance and expertise of Captain Claude Baudette and first mate Fred Dodge on the Frayed Knot, a gloriously outfitted 50’ Beneteau sailing yacht! Captain Claude employs hands-on learning techniques, providing pirates-in-training with skills and confidence in water safety, basic sailing and navigation terminology, as well as basic yacht-sailing skills including tending lines, rigging, knot tying, raising & lowering sails, chart reading & course plotting, learning nautical terms, taking the helm, anchoring, picking up a mooring, and man overboard procedures.   Week 1 (Ages 8-11) July 17-21, 2017 Week 2 (Ages 12-15) July 24-28, 2017

SEA Yacht Sailing

Come and join us under the guidance and expertise of Captain Claude Baudette and first mate Fred Dodge on the Frayed Knot, a gloriously outfitted 50’ Beneteau sailing yacht! Captain Claude employs hands-on learning techniques, providing pirates-in-training with skills and confidence in water safety, basic sailing and navigation terminology, as well as basic yacht-sailing skills including tending lines, rigging, knot tying, raising & lowering sails, chart reading & course plotting, learning nautical terms, taking the helm, anchoring, picking up a mooring, and man overboard procedures.  

Week 1 (Ages 8-11) July 17-21, 2017

Week 2 (Ages 12-15) July 24-28, 2017

SEA Marine Life Exploration In this exciting hands-on program for youth (ages 8–17) participants will get their feet wet, their hands dirty, and their minds reeling while learning about the vital role the ocean plays in their daily lives. They will learn first-hand how the marine biology and ecology that we 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! Week 1 (Ages 8-11) June 26-30, 2017 Week 2 (Ages 12-15) July 10-14, 2017

SEA Marine Life Exploration

In this exciting hands-on program for youth (ages 8–17) participants will get their feet wet, their hands dirty, and their minds reeling while learning about the vital role the ocean plays in their daily lives. They will learn first-hand how the marine biology and ecology that we 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!

Week 1 (Ages 8-11) June 26-30, 2017

Week 2 (Ages 12-15) July 10-14, 2017


Past Programs

Summer 2016-Spring 2017


Winter 2017

Ski and Board Program 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 will meet on Mondays through the month of February.  

Ski and Board Program

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 will meet on Mondays through the month of February.

 

Spring 2017

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!

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!

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, 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.  

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, 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.  


Future Program Opportunities

2017 proposed dates TBA


Co-ed Recreational Ultimate Frisbee   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 at our school for 13 years and counting.  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, Summer 2017

Co-ed Recreational Ultimate Frisbee
 

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 at our school for 13 years and counting.  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, Summer 2017

Summer Pickup Field Hockey Join us for a unique opportunity for adult and young adult (ages 14 and up) field hockey players this summer.  This weekly program will feature pick-up scrimmage style games providing current and past players the opportunity to keep their skills fresh and get some needed exercise on a beautiful turf field in a fun and active atmosphere!     Meets once a week, evenings Summer 2017 (June-August) *Must have at least 2 years experience.*

Summer Pickup Field Hockey

Join us for a unique opportunity for adult and young adult (ages 14 and up) field hockey players this summer.  This weekly program will feature pick-up scrimmage style games providing current and past players the opportunity to keep their skills fresh and get some needed exercise on a beautiful turf field in a fun and active atmosphere!  

 

Meets once a week, evenings
Summer 2017 (June-August)

*Must have at least 2 years experience.*

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 & practicesafety skills, and enjoy being on the water with friends. Sign up for one or more weeks, all levels of expertise are welcome!!   Coming Soon!!   

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 & practicesafety skills, and enjoy being on the water with friends. Sign up for one or more weeks, all levels of expertise are welcome!!

 

Coming Soon!!