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2018 Chesapeake Sailing - Days 4 & 5

DV students experienced "tonging" -- catching oysters the old fashioned way at Saint Michael's on the Eastern shore.

Tonging at St. Michael's



Dinner on the boat before sailing homeward.





It has been a great trip -- chilly and a …

Posted by Lisa Howell in Sailing, ABLE, Chesapeake Bay on Monday October 22, 2018
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2018 Chesapeake Sailing - Day 3

On the way back north . It was a rainy night at the Saint Michael's Maritime Museum, but the rain stopped by morning. Sailing back to Kent Narrows and up the bay as far as possible before the wind …

Posted by Lisa Howell in ABLE, Chesapeake Bay on Saturday October 20, 2018
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2018 Chesapeake Sailing - Day 2

Day 2 started early for some - 1:20 am. A few students needed to help out with some boat maintenance, but once the morning started for everyone, they set off for Rock Hall.

Chesapeake sailing day 2

Natalie, Class of 2019, …

Posted by Lisa Howell in Sailing, ABLE, Chesapeake Bay on Friday October 19, 2018 at 02:21PM
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ABLE | EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING | Registration open for 2018-19


ABLE | SERVICE | CULTURE

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New this year: Winter Break Service/Culture trip to Cambodia.

Cover of the 2018-19 ABLE Experiential Learning Brochure showing a female student at the helm of a sailboat this is a

The 2018-19 Experiential Learning Brochure

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ABLE Trip to Peru

Several times over the past eight years, the ABLE (Adventure Based Learning Experience ) courses at Delaware Valley Friends School have offered an adventure education trip to Peru. As part of the trip…

Posted by kelly in Peru on Friday March 2, 2018
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Our Last Day in Florida

The ABLE crew is heading home! As the sun sets on our last night down in the Florida Keys, we are all thankful to have had such a great week and are happy to see our families tomorrow!

farewell florida

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Posted by kelly in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Friday December 22, 2017
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Hello from Key Largo!

Here's the update from ABLE Director, Ken, from the deck of the Layover:

"It’s been warm today, with very little wind. It's Wednesday 12/20, and day-3 of our adventure. We started off with a nice …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Thursday December 21, 2017 at 10:49AM
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Adirondacks Ski Touring | Weekend Update

The ABLE Ski Touring group has had fantastic weather this weekend, with cold but beautiful spring skiing conditions! We have all enjoyed both days this weekend on the trails. We're just doing lots of …

Posted by kelly in Ski Touring, ABLE on Sunday February 19, 2017
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ABLE SAILING IN FLORIDA | Day 5

12/22 - Our Last day on tHe Water

On our last full day in Florida the kids had a splash fest in the ocean with the Miami skyline in the distance. With only twenty miles to sail for the day, we had a …

Posted by Kens in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Friday December 23, 2016
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ABLE SAILING IN FLORIDA | Day 3

In the words of our captain Ian: "today rocked!"

We started with a morning snorkeling lesson where we saw sea urchins and a spiny Caribbean lobster, and Christine bravely ventured on a swim underneath…

Posted by Kens in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Tuesday December 20, 2016
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