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Mike Ponder '18

Mike Ponder '18
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Day 6. July 17

Breakfast was moved from 7:15 to 7:30 which gave me an extra 15 minutes to sleep. After breakfast we want to do our community service at the water plant. The beach behind the water plant has collected an obscure amount of trash so we tried our best to pick up as much as possible. During the project I walked...

Day 5. July 15 

The day started with another breakfast that consisted of cereal, bagels and oranges in the Lime cabin. After breakfast we went straight to the boats to go diving at a famous shipwreck. The ship, R.M.S. Rhone, sank off salt the coast of salt island on October 29, 1867 because of a hurricane right off the coast of salt island....

Day 4. July 15

The day started with breakfast at the plum cabin. They organized the cereal boxes to spell "plum." After breakfast we went straight to the boat to go diving. The first dive spot we went to was Ginger Island. When we got to the dive spot we snorkeled to the elkhorn coral to do our project. We snorkeled because the...

Day 4. July 14 

The day started with my cabin making breakfast for the rest of the class. The breakfast consisted of cereal, honey buns and chobani yogurt. Right after breakfast, we had a presentation by Dr. Gore about turtles and turtle catching. She taught us about the turtles we would be catching and showed us how to properly grab the turtle with...

Day 2. July 13

    The day began with everyone meeting at Doc Gruninger's cabin at 7:15, we ate eggs, bagels and cereal. During the breakfast my cabin found out that we are going to be hosting dreakfast tomorrow for the entire class. Next, we went straight to the boat to go diving. The dive location we went to was Chromis...

Day 1. July 12

Day 1: My day began with being picked up by our bus driver, Glen, at the cattle guards at the end of Guavaberry. We ate at the Yacht Club, where we were introduced to the dive instructors. My dive instructor is a man named Ben. From the Yacht Club we went straight to the boat to go on our warm...

About me

My name is Mike Ponder, I am every excit for the trip to the BVI. I am most excit to get back into the water and dive again. I've been certified since 2013.