2,000 Miles to Washington D.C.

12_9_14Student Response (Lower) 12_9_14Student Response (Upper)   Dave and I began portaging our canoe when we reached Annapolis, Maryland. We walked for about 30 miles with the canoe on a cart. As we reached Washington D.C., we were walking on city streets and sidewalks. We passed people waiting for the bus, walking on the sidewalk Read More

Crabs and Shellfish in Chesapeake Bay

12_1_14Student Response (Lower) 12_1_14Student Response (Upper) In last week’s Cast YOUR Vote, students decided that we should study the crabs and shellfish of Chesapeake Bay. You are in luck, because many different types of crabs and shellfish live in Chesapeake Bay. Did you know that crabs are arthropods? An arthropod is an animal with an Read More

Canoeing Through New York City

11_17_14Student Response (Lower) 11_17_14Student Response (Upper) As Dave and I paddled down the Hudson River we began to see more and more buildings. The buildings got taller and taller. Trains rumbled down each side of the river. Cars whizzed overhead on bridges. Dave and I looked at each other and he said, “We are a Read More

The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

11_10_14Student Response (Lower) 11_10_14Student Response (Upper) Dave and I finally made it to the southern end of windy Lake Champlain. From there we paddled on the Champlain Canal to the Hudson River. The canal has a series of dams and locks. It was pretty nice to use the lock system instead of having to portage. Read More

Short days, but lots of miles

It was a little discouraging to realize that it was only 5:00 p.m. yesterday when it started getting dark. We still have hundreds of miles to paddle to get to Washington D.C., but the days are getting shorter and shorter. We usually try not to paddle at night, but with such short days we think Read More