Shadow Cliffs Boating Trip
April 10, 2004
We left Warm Springs School at about 8:15 am looking forward to canoeing and kayaking at Shadow Cliffs. When we arrived, we went straight to the boats to get everything ready for the big day ahead of us. We lowered the canoes and kayaks into the shallow water by hand and had a quick demonstration on how to use the boats properly, and a swim test for those who needed it. Then we had a great time boating on the lake until lunch. We had lunch close to where we launched the boats and had some break time.
After lunch we had a demonstration on how to empty water out of the boats if they capsize. Important information! Then we were able to go back out on the lake. Some scouts stayed on shore to help the canoes and kayaks come in and out of the water.
The weather was great at 70-80 degrees all day, and the water was smooth. We took 4 kayaks and 8 canoes. Everyone had a great time. We got back to the school at about 2:30 and headed home.
Jared R., Troop Historian