Me: "Are you excited to get on a boat today?"
Youth: "We're going on a boat?"
Me: "Yes, to go out to the islands."
Youth: "We're going to islands? Are we going to Hawaii?"
Me: "No, you're going to the Boston Harbor Islands."
Youth: "Woah, there are islands here?"
Me: "Yes, there are."
And not only did he get to see that there truly are islands in Boston Harbor, but he became a seafarer, beach-side archaeologist, and intrepid explorer:
This week, we will go to George's Island, and I am sure we are in for another exciting week of firsts.