Thanks to the Wooden Boat Foundation and 7th grade teachers 7th grade students at Chimacum Middle School (and Blue Heron, too) get to learn all about boats and charting and knot-making and shantey singing. The awesome part though is that each team also gets to go out on the water three times and row the same type of boats that Vancouver used to explore this region! I know, it's so cool!
Here is a longboat with CMS 7th graders rowing:
Here are some 7th graders rowing up close:
And check out this video of the 7th graders in action (double click on the movie after you click on the following link to play it):