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Terrapin Times - Week of July 18

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REACH for the Sound!

Students from the REACH Newtown program spent the week at SoundWaters conducting reasearch, exploring local habitats, learning about Long Island Sound animals and having fun! We hope the students have a great rest of the summer and schoo…
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Sharks Flying Spinnaker

Our advanced sailors in the Sharks camp group had a special day of learning how to fly a spinnaker with our Waterfront Director, Nick! It's very important to keep an eye on the clew of the spinnaker sail so that it is equal height to the boom.…
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Terrapin Times - Week of July 11

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Our Youngest Campers Meet Our Youngest Terrapin!

Here at Camp SoundWaters, our campers love meeting the creatures that call the Long Island Sound home! Our youngest campers, the Sea Stars, had the chance to meet one of our youngest Diamondback Terrapin! With our juvenile terrapin nearing the…
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Paddle your own canoe!

Students at Young Mariners Academy have been hard at work all summer, learning to sail and perfecting their skills. Now, our oldest students have been working on an amazing new project - building their own boat - from scratch! The pieces for…
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Terrapin Times - Week of July 4

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Chester Addison visits SoundWaters

Today, the 3rd grade students of Chester Addison Community Center explored Long Island Sound through a water mystery challenge, learning about the animals of Long Island Sound, and completing a Rocky Shore Habitat Investigation. Next week,…
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Jumping Stingrays!

Our Stingray campers earned a well earned cooldown in Holly Pond today after a fun day of man overboard drills. Check back to find out what they are learning about next! www.soundwaters.org
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Terrapin Times - Week of June 27

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Sharpie and Pungy Schooners in Cold Springs Harbor

The schooner SoundWaters sailed over to Cold Spring Harbor this morning to sail with CSH Boat Club sailors. After tacking around the harbor the students steered SoundWaters by the Pungy Schooner Lady Maryland. Pungy schooners in the Chesapeake…
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Hands-on Learning at Camp SoundWaters!

Here at Camp SoundWaters we believe in fully immersing campers in the environment. Through seining, the children are able to learn about the diverse inhabitants of the Long Island Sound while having fun! This week campers caught a ton of animals…
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SoundWaters Breaks Ground at Boccuzzi

Today we celebrated the future home of SoundWaters at Boccuzzi Park in Stamford. Some of the key speakers included Mayor David Martin, SoundWaters Chairman Scott Mitchell, SoundWaters President Leigh Shemitz, Stamford Board of Representatives…
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Terrapin Times - Week of June 20

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SoundWaters Team Building Night

SoundWaters team building night was a great success! By bringing everyone together from the Coastal, Harbor site, and Schooner we are able to check in regarding the many different summer activities that are occurring. Feel free to check…
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Thank You LISOT Team for Sailing with our After School Sailors

About a month ago the LISOT team of youth advanced racing sailors came and practiced with students from the SoundWaters middle school sailing program.  Big thank you to the team for leaving their own practice to teach our students about the…
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Enjoying a beautiful sunset sail on the schooner SoundWaters

Guests are enjoying a beautiful sunset on the first Friday Sunset Sail of the 2016 season.
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New fishy friends !!!

Every year, SoundWaters explores the shallow intertidal areas of Long Island Sound by putting students in chest waders with seine and dip nets to discover the diversity and adaptations of Long Island Sound creatures. Most of the time, the…
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Good Luck Graduates!!

This spring, 17 high school students from Norwalk,Darien, Greenwich, Scarsdale, and Weston, logged over 2400 hours helping over 2000 students study the Long Island Sound! We wish them all the best of luck as they head off to newer and bigger…
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Thank You UBS!

Thanks so much to the team from UBS for joining us on Friday to help get the Harbor Campus ready for the campers arriving today.  They put a fresh coat of paint on the new portable classroom, added a big pop of color with the container gardens,…

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