South Shore Adventures; By North and south Rivers Watershed Association
South Shore Adventures is an outdoor, educational, and adventure program offered to Rockland youth through a collaboration between the Rockland Recreation Department and the North and South Rivers Watershed Association (NSRWA).
This is a 3 day program running Wednesday through Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Each event will consist of providing a fun and adventure based experience to Rockland youth between the ages of 10-13. Each event will encourage outdoor stewardship and education, and an appreciation for the local communities.
Program includes two experienced guides, including a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard and Wilderness First Responder.
All equipment included for this program
Parents/guardians will drop-off and pick-up their youth at a predetermined location for each day. As we get closer we will provide you exact locations.
Join us as we get outside and explore places in and around our community, all while having fun, staying safe, and experiencing something new. No previous kayaking or fishing experience necessary.
Groups limited to 10 participants.
Drop-off, meet, and pick-up at 9am at the following locations:
Wednesday: Fishing at Jacobs Pond Conservation Land in Norwell
Thursday: Hiking and Geocaching at Twin Ponds Trail System in Rockland
Friday: Kayaking at Jacobs Pond in Norwell
What to bring:
- Please put all items in a back pack
- Plenty of water with their name on it
- Bug Spray (Apply prior to arrival and we will reapply as needed)
- Sunscreen (Apply prior to arrival and we will reapply as needed)
- Wearing a hat will keep the sun off your head
- Please wear closed toe shoes (bring water shoes for Kayaking)
- Light Snack
- Extra Mask
- Hand Sanitizer
- They will be carrying out any trash they bring in
The North and South Rivers Watershed Association, Inc. (NSRWA) is a non-profit grassroots environmental organization located on the South Shore of Massachusetts dedicated to protecting our waters. The NSRWA was founded in 1970 and has grown to over 1,900 members today, comprised of individuals, families, businesses, and other environmentally-concerned organizations.
Note: You will be asked a series of COVID questions when you drop off your child so a parent or guardian will need to check in with the guide.
If your child is not feeling well or is exhibiting any of the following symptoms please keep them home.
- a fever
- a cough
- sore throat
- fast breathing
- shaking with chills
- muscle pain
- a loss of taste or smell
Wearing of Face Masks:
Face masks are required to participate in the program.
Please drop your child with the coach. You will need to make sure you see the coach before you leave. You will be asked a series of questions about your child before they get out of the car. This is information will not be shared unless there has been a confirmed case of COVID -19. At that point any information we collect will be shared with the health agent and she will share it with the state.
Please see the attached guidelines for our summer programming. These are subject to change depending Massachusetts phased guidelines.
Registration & Refund Information
Registration: Student is only considered registered (and spot reserved) in a program once payment is received. Online registration & payment is the quickest and easiest way to secure a spot in a program. Registration is also accepted in our office and by mail on a first-come first-served basis.
Refunds: There will be a $10 processing fee for all refunds/credits and all requests must be made at least 5 business days prior to the start of the program. All credits applied to accounts will be good up to one year and can be used for any Rockland Recreation program.
Age Requirement: Participants must be the minimum age for the program or turn that age within the first week of the program.
Confirmations: Please keep a record of your registration. Confirmations are emailed as soon as your registration is processed; no further confirmations or reminders are provided.
We ensure the safety of all participants in our programs. Therefore we hold the right to decline/remove any child from any program provided that the child is: 1)Potentially putting themselves at risk of injury, 2) Potentially putting others at risk of injury through their actions, or 3) Blatantly disregarding proper safety rules as set forth by the instructor of the program.
Additional Forms and Files: