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Stand-up Scouters: Teaching paddleboarding, enjoying every minute

Stand-up paddleboarding is so new that when most of the instructors arrived during staff week, none had set foot on a paddleboard.

Not that you could tell this morning when I visited the area staffed by a knowledgeable, passionate, hilarious group of Scouters from Alaska, Baltimore, Minnesota, Michigan and Arizona. That group included Connie Knie, a Scouter from Michigan who wasn’t shy about describing her stand-up paddleboarding expertise.

“Aside from maybe sailing, they could not have put me in a venue where I have less knowledge,” she said.

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