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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

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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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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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Costa Rica Spring Break with the ABLE Program

During our 2017 Spring Break, the DVFS ABLE Program took eight students and three chaperones to Costa Rica for an Adventure Based Learning Experience.

The group, led by ABLE Director Ken Sinapius, left…

Posted by kelly in ABLE, Costa Rica on Tuesday April 25, 2017 at 10:23AM
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ABLE Adventures in Costa Rica | Spring Break 2017

During our 2017 Spring Break, the DVFS ABLE Program took eight students and three chaperones to Costa Rica for an Adventure Based Learning Experience.

The group, led by ABLE Director Ken Sinapius, …

Posted by kelly in ABLE, Costa Rica on Wednesday April 12, 2017
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Day 4 on the Mountain Trails with ABLE Ski Touring

We get Monday's update from Zuri and Jesse:

"Today the group went to the Winona State Forest for a 5 hour long excursion. Some group members went off course to explore the woods. The trails were not …

Posted by kelly in Ski Touring, ABLE on Tuesday February 21, 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 4

As for today, we sailed all day!

There was some crew switching in the morning, so Chase joined Beneta and Camille on the catamaran, and Christine worked with John and Ryan on the sailboat.

Heading …

Posted by Kens in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Wednesday December 21, 2016
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