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Archive July 2015

Sailing center prepares to break ground

Report By: Zach Despart, Burlington Free Press

The nonprofit Community Sailing Center in Burlington could break ground on a new building as early as September.

“The expectation is that the site work, closing of the area and doing some preliminary foundation work will be complete … before they close up shop for the winter,” sailing center Executive Director Mark Naud said.
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Students Get Stem Lessons on The Waters of Lake Champlain

Report By: Amy Ash Nixon, VTDIGGER.COM

BURLINGTON – Students from local schools are learning the ropes through a new science, math, engineering and technology program on Lake Champlain.

The Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center has offered on-craft courses since 2008, and recently created a new program, Floating Classrooms, that gives more than 900 students a year an opportunity to apply their science and math knowledge as they sail across the lake.
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