|Sebastian and Carlos!|
Me: How old are you, and where are you from?
Carlos: 10, Malden
Sebastian: 11, Malden
Me: How long have you been with Community Boating?
C: One month
S: 1.5 years
Me: What's your favorite thing to do here?
C: Kayak and fish!
S: Sailing with friends
Me: Have you ever participated in the environmental class before this summer?
Me: What do you like about it?
C: I get to meet new people
S: Catching and touching eels!
Me: What do you think of the special days here at Community Boating, such as Pink Day (to raise breast cancer awareness), and Pirate Day (dress like a pirate!)?
C: I like them because we get to dress up in costumes!
S: Pink Day is a good cause, and Pirate Day is a day to have fun!
Me: What is the coolest thing that has happened this year?
Both: Kayaking under the walkway connecting to the dock!!!!!
Me: What do you want to learn about, or do?
C: I want to learn what makes boats float with so much weight on them. Also, I'd like to have a party on a yacht!
S: I want to learn how to windsurf!
Me: Any parting thoughts?
C: Having this opportunity [to participate in Community Boating programs] to pay only $1 is awesome!!
S: I like spending time hanging out with friends and going boating!
|View of the Charles River from the Esplanade|
Having this opportunity to spend half of my day everyday at Community Boating has been a blast. The kids are amazing there, and we never run out of things to do! Stay tuned for more updates from the river...
-Ashley Wakefield, Senior Harbor Educator at Boston Children's Museum and Community Boating