Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to weather and other local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible.Dinner: WELCOME DINNER: Enjoy a seafood feast, a Chesapeake Bay Boil Dinner served family style with shrimp, crabs, sausage, corn, and potatoes (and baked clams in season). There will also be a grilled chicken or Portobello mushroom option for those who cannot eat shellfish or prefer something different.Evening: ORIENTATION: After introductions of participants and program staff, we will have an orientation to the program including a review of the updated schedule, responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have.
PRESENTATION: History of the Kayak. 4,000 years after the creation of the oldest known kayak artifact, we are still enthralled by the technology of the kayak, a light and sea-worthy craft in the hands of skilled users.Lodging: Residence Hall, Marine Science ConsortiumMeals Included: Dinner
After we return to MSC, you will have time to continue working on your kayak.Dinner: Dinner will be in the MSC cafeteria with a variety of hot and cold menu items including a vegetarian option and salad bar.Evening: KAYAK WORKSHOP continues: Spend more time working on your kayak as you learn how to set up the frames and lash the stringers in place, tie in deck beams, and prepare the frame for skinning.Lodging: Residence Hall, Marine Science ConsortiumMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
During lunch, your instructors will lead a group discussion about wetlands. The afternoon will be a continuation of the paddle through the winding creeks and guts of the salt marsh.Afternoon: FREE TIME: Continue working on your kayak or explore on your own.Dinner: Dinner will be a relaxing last meal on the island as we eat out at a local Seafood Restaurant. Cap dinner off with homemade ice cream at the Island Creamery.Evening: Complete any finishing touches on your kayak.Lodging: Residence Hall, Marine Science ConsortiumMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The program concludes with lunch. Then load up your completed kayak and head for home.
We hope you have enjoyed this new program and will return for other rewarding Road Scholar learning adventures in the future. Best wishes for all your journeys!Lodging: Residence Hall, Marine Science ConsortiumMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch