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Madrona's Outing to Fort Ward, Bainbridge Island

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Team:
Madrona Elementary
Date:
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Trip Type:
Beach Walk
Photos:
Plan:
Leave madrona by 8:50 . Catch 9:30 Ferry there. Drive to Ft Ward. Play, Fly Kites, Eat lunch. If we have time head to Grand Forest to hike. Be at the ferry by 1:50 for 2:10 Ferry back to seattle. If we are back to the school early head to the park nearby to play.
Report:
We went to Fort Ward on Bainbridge Island. It was a fun location for a beach walk, a bit of exploring, playing in the field, and flying kites. It is a fairly small park but a good size for a group of elementary school students to explore. We had a great time searching for shore crabs and trying to skip stones. The fort is smaller and not as explorable as Fort Casey on Whidbey Island, so be prepared for that if you choose to go. In addition to exploring the beach, we had a blast making piles of leaves to jump in, playing frisbee, and making and flying kites. The weather worked out well for us and though it was cold it stayed dry. We ate a nice lunch and played some more games before heading back to the ferry to get back to Seattle. The ferry ride was fun, as always!

Photos

Madrona students holding shore crabs at Fort Ward

Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

[Madrona] Fort Ward, Bainbridge Island

Madrona students jumping in leaves at Fort Ward

Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

[Madrona] Fort Ward, Bainbridge Island