Grade 9 SALTS BLOG

Misty Morning

Posted on Oct. 19, 2018

We awoke to a cool, misty morning as we were surrounded by fog and could not see past the bow of the ships.  It was a completely different morning than we have been experiencing, yet very cool to feel…

Fresh Prawns

Posted on Oct. 18, 2018

Last night we set prawn traps before we anchored so we went back to the traps today and discovered one trap full of prawns and the other with only two prawns.  We had another gorgeous day for sailing…

The Big Splash

Posted on Oct. 17, 2018

Today began with a big splash! Well, actually about 30 splashes as many jumped into the ocean from the rope swing or off the shrouds. The weather was perfect for it. Then, we sailed to Russell Island…

SALTS: Setting the Sails

Posted on Oct. 16, 2018

We had another amazing day filled with sunshine, wind and lots of fun. After a delicious breakfast and a short sails lesson, we ventured into the dories and rowed to shore on South Pender Island. We hiked…

SALTS: Sailing Away

Posted on Oct. 15, 2018

After a few hours of safety training, we were on our way. We sailed for about 5 hours in glorious sunshine and a light breeze. Several kids ventured out on the wiskers or up the shrouds. We also had our…

SALTS: Setting Sail

Posted on Oct. 15, 2018

Our students will be sailing soon.  Check out the webcam to watch them set sail.   www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/about/explore/rbcm-channel/web-cam

SALTS: A Day of Exploring

Posted on Oct. 14, 2018

After an early morning flight we arrived to a gorgeous fall day on the island. Our day was filled with lots of walking, climbing, exploring, eating, and enjoying the beauty all around us. Everyone is…

SALTS: Early Morning

Posted on Oct. 14, 2018

WOW! What an early morning.  Everyone was gathered at the airport just after 5am this morning for their SALTS adventure.  That, itself, is a major achievement (getting all of our grade 9's up that early)…

Salts 2018

Posted on Oct. 10, 2018

Please pray for our Grade 9 students who will be leaving on Sunday for our annual SALTS trip.   They will be gone from October 14 through October 19, 2018. Keep checking back here for daily updates…