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Providing a PATH for veterans

Nov 14, 2017

From Fosters.com, 11/12/17 DURHAM — Ed Perkins balked when a group from Northeast Passage playing sled hockey on the rink at Strawbery Banke asked if he wanted to try it out. READ MORE>>

UNH veterans adaptive sports program receives federal grant

Oct 5, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The University of New Hampshire’s Northeast Passage Program will receive a $172,974.49 grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support adaptive sports opportunities for veterans and servicemembers with disabilities, according to Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster. READ MORE>>

Blind skaters take to the ice

Feb 10, 2017

From Seacoast Online, published February 9, 2017 PORTSMOUTH — Ice skating requires lower-body strength, balance and vision. Now try doing it without the sense of vision. That is precisely what a group of blind skaters does every Wednesday at Labrie Family Skate from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Strawberry Banke with a little help from the team at Northeast Passage. “I used to skate as kid but I picked it […]

Learning how others live

Jan 13, 2017

From Seacoast Online, published January 5, 2017 EXETER – Kindergarten student Grace Dangora had a change of plans on her list for Santa after learning to use a wheelchair in physical education class. Grace went home and told her parents that she wanted five wheelchairs for Christmas, one for each of her two brothers, her parents and herself. “I really wanted wheelchairs for Christmas,” Grace said. Grace’s request came after […]

NEP Online Registration Instructions

Jan 5, 2017

CREATE YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT HERE. To enhance our community and allow you to stay more connected with Northeast Passage, we now offer ONLINE REGISTRATION for all Sports & Recreation Events. Through this new system, you will be able to: Register for events. Complete your NEP Health Form and keep it up to date (required for Northeast Passage participation with required update every two years). View upcoming events you are registered for. […]

Virtual Yard Sale 2016

Dec 19, 2016

We’re are continuing to grow and its time for our annual equipment room clean out! The rules: All items are sold “as is” and must be picked up from our office in Durham, NH (Monday-Friday, 9-5pm). Our office will be closed Dec. 24 – Jan. 3 and we will not be accepting sale inquires or pick ups during this time. We will accept cash, check or credit card upon pick […]

A new door opens

Jun 13, 2016

From Seacoast Online, published June 9, 2016. STRATHAM — Lucas Currier has always been a sports kid. The eighth grader from Newfields grew up playing soccer and baseball, sticking with each sport even as Duchenne muscular dystrophy destroyed his muscles and made it more almost impossible. When he could no longer run, his teammates stepped in to run bases for him. When standing became too much, he became a coach […]

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Awards $25,000 Grant to NEP

Mar 28, 2016

Grant Will Help Support Programs for Veterans and Youth with Disabilities  DURHAM, NH — The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Foundation today announced a $25,000 grant to Northeast Passage which will help provide year-long support for recreational therapy and adapted sports programming for our wounded veterans, as well as youth and adults with disabilities. The mission of Northeast Passage (NEP), a program of the University of New Hampshire, is to […]

Online Registration – This Summer!

Mar 23, 2016

Northeast Passage is beginning online registration for summer 2016 events! CREATE YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT HERE. To enhance our community and allow you to stay more connected with Northeast Passage, beginning this summer, Northeast Passage will start to use ONLINE REGISTRATION for all Sports & Recreation Events. Through this new system, you will be able to: Register for events. Complete your NEP Health Form and keep it up to date (required […]

NEP Visits Woodman Park School

Dec 18, 2015

Photo Gallery of Northeast Passage’s Similarity Awareness program at a local school. See photos>> Read Full Story>>