Personal Narrative-A Day At Camp V-Board

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It was a hot, sunny Thursday at Camp V-Bar; “the hottest camp going”. I had just finished teaching my favorite class; fourth period paddle boarding. I was playing a game of sharf with the rest of the Aquatics Staff under the rain fly. After a vigorous game of sharf, which I won, I was off to my next class. It was my fifth period small boat sailing class; a class I did not enjoy. I was not too thrilled about teaching sailing because the people you would teach would have to be engaged during instruction so they could learn how to sail properly. Along the breezy and sandy lake shore is where I preferred to teach since I could cool down in the water. My fifth period was full of uncontrollable, inconsiderate twelve and thirteen years old who had no respect for anyone. They would never pay attention when I was showing them what we were learning for the day; which was essential to be able to sail with no …show more content…
I now had four young boys panicking in the water with their boats capsized who were screaming and yelling. I made up my mind, I dived into the water and swam as fast as I could. I got to boat one, got the center fin, went under the boat and was able to slide it in. The boys were able to take care of the rest from there, they get the boat back up on their own with no complication. I was tranquil and slowed down a bit as I swam to boat three and the boys had calmed down and were no longer worried. Once I was there the problem got worse, the center fin was nowhere to be found. I swam beneath the boat four times and could not find it. The center fin was probably at the bottom of the lake by now. The only thing to do was to tow the boat back in and disassemble it. I swam to shore got myself a rowboat, went to the boat three,attached it with a rope, and brought it back in. Once disassembled, the other boats were back and class was over. I was frustrated with myself because I didn’t have the class I expected to have that

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