Catalina Island Research Paper

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Location of the Camp LOCATION OF THE CAMP Emerald Bay is located on the northwest side of Catalina Island. Catalina Island is 25 miles from San Pedro. The climate of the island is around 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Some native plants are cacti, prickly pear, toyon and others. Some native animals are bison, deer, and they have the most abalone in all of southern California. There are many wonderful things things to do at this wonderful camp. LOOK AT THE VIEW Big image ACTIVITIES Kayaking Snorkeling Hiking KAYAKING At Catalina there are many fun activities to do. One of them is kayaking. The camp will provide the needed equipment for this (such as life vest, kayak, and paddle). After getting taught a brief lesson on how to kayak for those who haven't kayaked before, they will take you out into the water. When on your way to Indian Rock you will see a crystal clear water below you, with fish and other marine life swimming below you. When you arrive, they will show you some different types of elegant birds. As you arrive back to shore you will be able to relive the sights you just viewed. SNORKELING …show more content…

Once you get a wetsuit on (which they will provide along with a mask, snorkel, and flippers) they will start taking you out. When your looking into the transparent blue water of Emerald Bay, you will be able to see many cool and unique aquatic life and plants. Some fish you may see are, for example, Gariboldi, Sheephead, Opaleye, and Topsmelt just to name a few. Some examples of plants you may see are, Kelp, Seaweed, Algae, and others. You most likely will find abalone as well, especially since the island has the most of the almost extinct species in all of southern California. Once you are done sight seeing underwater, you will head on back to the Sugar Shack and put all the equipment away, and go leave to do the next fun activity planned on your

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