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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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2018 Chesapeake Sailing - Day 1

DAY 1 -- Chesapeake Bay Sailing Trip

After loading all our food and belongings, we had lunch and set sail. With steady 25 MPH winds gusting to 38 MPH, the crew had a wild sail.



Spent the night in Turner…

Posted by Lisa Howell on Thursday October 18, 2018
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ABLE | EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING | Registration open for 2018-19


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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 Ski Touring 2018

Day 3

Our third day on the cross country ski touring trails has come to a close. Student Jack F. shared this update:

"Day three, everyone greatly Improved their skiing skills. Most people learned the …

Posted by kelly in Ski Touring, ABLE on Saturday February 17, 2018
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ABLE Ski Touring 2018

Day one

The ABLE Ski Touring group arrived safely at their destination in NY today.

Student David Lee was in charge of the Day 1 update, and he shared this:

"The drive up went well and we found lots of …

Posted by kelly in Ski Touring, ABLE on Thursday February 15, 2018
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Sea Turtle and Manatee and Shark, Oh My!

Here's the update from ABLE Director, Ken, from day four in Florida:

"Thursday we had a slow ride north with no wind and a lot of miles to cover. With the water so clear, it was like traveling across …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Friday December 22, 2017
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From the Deck of the Soggy Dollar

Day two of the ABLE Miami Sailing Trip

Today - Tuesday 12/19 - we were underway at 8:45am and snorkeling by 11:30! Most everyone got see a lot of different types of coral and some reef fish as we …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Bike Touring 2017 - Day 5: Last full day

Trying to get to camp today before it rains. Had lunch today at White's Ferry - 25 miles to camp. Here's the group taking a break on their last full day of biking.


Everyone is looking forward to …

Posted by Lisa Howell in Bike Touring, ABLE on Monday October 23, 2017
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Bike Touring Day 3

It was another long day with the group arriving at camp at 5:30 pm. Everyone is doing well, but feeling the effort of the long days riding. The farther down the trail they travel, the more history …

Posted by Lisa Howell in Bike Touring, ABLE on Sunday October 22, 2017 at 09:43AM
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