Spring Break Blog

Gearing Up!

One of the largest logistical pieces is ensuring all of students are trained Scuba divers. Some already are, but for the others our trip  really begins with getting them PADI Open Water Diver certified.  The first of those pieces is to try on gear.   Scuba diving requires a fair amount of specialized gear. For…
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Our Destination!

Our trip is going to take us from our home in California – Mills College – to Roatan in Honduras.  We will be there for one week during our Spring Break. We will be staying at St. Anthony’s Key and working with the Roatan Institute of Marine Sciences. These are the rooms we’ll be staying…
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Introduction

Greetings! If you found this site someone, possibly a student, referred you. First, let me introduce myself. My name is Helen Walter, and I’m a Scuba addict. Ah yes, so much better! Honestly though, I am. I started diving in 1989 when my father and I went on a discover Scuba class in Crete, Greece.…
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