Outdoors + Travel

Environmental Education Leadership & Travel Guide Experience

Nadine is an experienced educator and travel guide, with a background in environmental education and teaching multiple water sports to youth and adults.

Experienced Outdoor Educator

Nadine has been teaching in the field of outdoor education since 1998. Organizations that Nadine has taught at include: Cal Adventures at the University of California, Berkeley, Environmental Traveling Companions, the City of Pinole Parks & Recreation Department, the California School-Age Consortium (CalSAC), the Santa Cruz Ski & Snowboard Club, and the County of Santa Cruz. Nadine currently teaches and guides the following activities:

  • Sailing
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Stand-Up Paddleboarding
  • Hiking
  • Backpacking/ Camping

Training & Certifications

  • U.S. Sailing Safe Powerboat Handling, March 2020
  • Rescue SCUBA Diver, Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), January 2020
  • Wilderness First Aid, National Outdoor Leadership School, January 2019
  • Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver, PADI, August 2015
  • Spokesperson Training, Media Alliance, January 2013
  • Sky Rangers, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, January – May 2012
  • Facilitating for Equity/ Trainer Institute, California School-Age Consortium, September 2006/ November 2005
  • Wilderness Leadership Training, Bay Area Wilderness Training, May 2004

Travel Writing

For tales of travel adventures check out my blog.