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Campers Participate in Cardboard Boat Regatta

Children celebrated summer fun on Thursday during the Y of Central Maryland’s Adventurer and Grand Adventurer camps.

Last week, 40 children from the Y of Central Maryland’s Adventurer and Grand Adventurer camps participated in a Cardboard Boat Regatta at Camp Whippoorwill in Pasadena.

Campers became professional boat builders and sailors for the day as they worked in teams to construct boats made from cardboard, which they then raced. Each team created a cardboard boat, which needed to be able to hold one to one person.  

Following the boat races, an awards ceremony was held where campers received awards in the following categories: Most Creative Boat, Fastest Boat, Titanic Award (Fastest Sinker) and Teamwork.

Information provided to Pasadena Patch by Shelley May and photos by the Y of Central Maryland.

Bob Sullivan August 27, 2012 at 09:40 PM
What a wonderful program! the staff works so very hard and is so committed to this experience!
Kaitlyn Carr (Editor) August 28, 2012 at 05:24 PM
This looks like fun! I'm sorry I missed this one.

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