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Camp SoundWaters Spotlight- Meet Kelly!

Meet Sailing Instructor Kelly! Kelly is a U.S. Level 1 Sailing Instructor and Waterfront Lifeguard for Camp SoundWaters. Get to know her below! How many years have you been with SoundWaters? This summer will be my second summer at Camp SoundWaters. Last year I was a Waterfront Lifeguard and this year I am a U.S. […]

SoundWaters Intern Completes CAP Program!

One of SoundWaters interns, Isabelle Hole, recently completed her participation in the Conservation Ambassador Program (CAP) run by the Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) through the University of Connecticut. At the Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources (CCNR) yesterday afternoon Isabelle presented a poster she created on her research project. Isabelle did a study on the […]

Young Mariners Academy Spotlight- Meet Chris Witschy!

Meet Senior Instructor at Young Mariners Academy, Chris Witschy! Get to know Chris below! How many years have you been with Young Mariners? I am one of the original instructors, so this is going to be my fourteenth summer with Young Mariners! What is your role at Young Mariners? I am the co-director of Young […]

Young Mariners Academy Spotlight- Meet Will Burdick!

Meet Senior Instructor at Young Mariners Academy, Will! Get to know Will below! How many years have you been with Young Mariners? This summer will be my 7th year working at Young Mariners. I am a full time sailing instructor and educator during the first session of Young Mariners. I have done fall and spring […]

Camp SoundWaters Spotlight- Meet Harrison!

Meet Camp Counselor Harrison! Harrison is a Waterfront Lifeguard for Camp SoundWaters. Get to know him below! How many years have you been with SoundWaters? This will be my third summer on the staff with SoundWaters. I had been a camper for several years before becoming a CIT for one year and this will be […]

Camp SoundWaters Spotlight- Meet Yamila!

Meet Sea Stars Lead Counselor Yamila! Yamila lights up our programs with her enthusiastic energy and love of the water. Get to know her below! How many years have you been with SoundWaters? This upcoming summer will be my 4th year as a Camp Counselor at SoundWaters. I have also been an intern at SoundWaters […]

Tiny Terrapins!

A few weeks ago, some of our staff traveled to Hofstra to visit the lab of Dr. Russ Burke, a diamondback terrapin expert. We couldn’t wait to ask him all of our questions about caring for these special turtles, and even more excited to see his tanks full of baby quarter-sized terrapins! Dr. Burke studies […]

Camp SoundWaters Spotlight- Meet Hadley!

Meet Sail Instructor Hadley! Hadley is a Sail Instructor for Camp SoundWaters Stingray Program. Get to know her below! How many years have you been with SoundWaters? This will be my fifth summer with SoundWaters. I was a counselor for two years and have been a sailing instructor for 2 years. What is your favorite […]

SoundGeneration Teaches Local Students at Harry Bennett Library

Our SoundGeneration high school interns held their first event this past Monday at the Harry Bennett Library in Stamford. They hosted 15 students ranging from grades K-5. These students experienced a touch tank filled with seastars, horseshoe crabs, spider crabs and so much more! They also took home their own sandy seastar art work. Thank […]

Camp SoundWaters Spotlight- Meet Liam and Nadia!

Meet Liam and Nadia (far right), two of Camp SoundWaters Counselors and EMTs at Post 53. Get to know Nadia and Liam below! Meet Nadia! How many years have you been with SoundWaters? I have been a counselor for two years, CIT for one, and a camper for many years before that. What is your […]