Island Dig



Your Camp Guides: . . . . Tue, Nov 27, 9:12AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Welcome to the European Channel Explorers Dig

Your Camp Guides: . . . . Tue, Nov 27, 9:13AM PST (-0800 GMT)
DIG CHALLENGE #1 – Who was the first European Explore to visit the Channel waters ? And how many men where on his ship? button

Your Camp Guides: . . . . Tue, Nov 27, 9:13AM PST (-0800 GMT)
DIG CHALLENGE #2 – What year did this first explorer arrive in Channel waters and what places did he come ashore ? What native peoples did he meet? button

Your Camp Guides: . . . . Tue, Nov 27, 9:14AM PST (-0800 GMT)
DIG CHALLENGE #3 – What happened to this first explorer in the Channel Islands that prevented him from returning to Europe? button

Your Camp Guides: . . . . Tue, Nov 27, 9:14AM PST (-0800 GMT)
DIG CHALLENGE #4 – A now famous English Captain sailed into the Channel waters in 1579. Who was he ? And what is the controversy about his landing in California ? button

Your Camp Guides: . . . . Tue, Nov 27, 9:14AM PST (-0800 GMT)
DIG CHALLENGE #5 – Who is the third explorer from Europe to come into the Channel waters, when did he arrive, and what three islands did he name ? button

Your Camp Guides: . . . . Tue, Nov 27, 9:14AM PST (-0800 GMT)
DIG CHALLENGE #6 – What unusual construction and art images did this explorer’s men see when visiting the native peoples? button

Your Camp Guides: . . . . Tue, Nov 27, 9:15AM PST (-0800 GMT)
DIG CHALLENGE #7 – Some years later, an American sailor visited the Channel waters during the Spanish rancho era after small settlements had been established. What is his name, what year was he first in California, and what is the name of the famous book he wrote ? button

Your Camp Guides: . . . . Tue, Nov 27, 9:15AM PST (-0800 GMT)
DIG CHALLENGE #8 – What large sea creature did the writer’s ship see off the coast of California that still visits here today ? button