Summer is an interesting time in Champaign-Urbana. While there aren't many students around, there are definitely some that spend time here. For example, these students, doing things like reenacting General George Washington's infamous boat trip across the Delaware in 1776 in the Boneyard Creek along the Engineering Quad at U of I.

Yes, you read and saw that right. That's what they are doing here, but I'm not totally sure why, but honestly I don't really care, because this is funny and doesn't really need a reason. You got a canoe? Please use it to do things like this and share it with the rest of us, like they did in the UIUC Memes for Spitposting Teens Facebook group I became part of not too long ago. There's some good stuff in there.

Bonus points for canoeing on the actual Quad in the grass. Bravo!

students in a canoe on the quad reinacting george washington crossing the delaware.

Photo by Dylan Lim.

Top image is a screenshot from the video.