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my find with my sons, and sug - gested we start taking family dive trips again. They were all for it, and in 2013, we were off on our first trip — to Palau Royal Resort and diving with Sam'sTours and Kids Sea Camp. The grandkids were 3, 7, 7 and 10. Benjamin, Sophia and Hunter started SASY with Margo, while at age 10, Jackson joined the PADI Jr. OpenWater diver class. We adult kids felt like we had gone to heaven. We enjoyed diving during the days while the kids had fun learning with other kids. It was absolutely PERFECT for everyone! There are set times when adults and kids dive or snorkel together too. Because of owner Margo Peyton’s expertise, instruc- tor training and perfect safety record with kids, she is provided a special waiver to dive in the ocean with PADI Seal Team kids

Story by Vicki Singley Discovering Kids Sea Camp was the real gift to my family and I. My two adult sons, Danny and Chris, are divers, and they convinced me 27 years ago to become a PADI certified diver. When they married their wives, Celenie and Stela, they also joined the adventures and became divers. Over the years, I had made tak- ing dive trips with my sons and their wives a top priority for quality family time. When my grandkids came along, much to my sadness the family-dive trips came to an end. Then one day as I was thumbing through Scuba Diving maga- zine, dreaming of taking dive adventures with my grandkids, I discovered Kids Sea Camp. I immediately called and shared

age 8 and 9 all over the world. We have traveled with Kids Sea Camp to Fiji where the kids had run of the entire resort and while Benji was still in SASY, Hunter and Sophia advanced to the PADI Seal Team classes. We had lots of interaction with the local people, and everyone

on staff could not have been more helpful, warm and hospi- table. When we were leaving Fiji, my grandkids were crying and hugging the very special people they had come to know and love. Hunter even said (while sobbing),“How can I possibly 803-419-2556 email:

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