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The Depths of Joy: Exploring the Benefits of Scuba Diving

October 2nd, 2023 by Seatrek Staff | No Comments

Beneath the surface of our planet lies a mesmerizing world waiting to be discovered, and scuba diving is the key to unlocking its wonders. Scuba diving is not just a thrilling recreational activity; it’s a transformative experience that offers a multitude of physical, mental, and emotional benefits. So, let’s dive into the benefits of scuba diving […]

Congratulations To The Soon To Be Appointed Eagle Scout, Chase Janes

May 15th, 2023 by Seatrek Staff |

On program or off, our team of fantastic staff continues to do good in their community. Today we would like to take a moment to celebrate first-year staff member Chase Janes for getting his scout service project off the ground and approved. On June 4, 2023, Chase will attend a court honor ceremony to celebrate […]

SeaTrek BVI 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

December 15th, 2022 by Seatrek Staff |

Summer is right around the corner, and the holidays are the perfect time to give the gift of adventure or stock up on necessities for your summer! Check out our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide, our top gift ideas for your mermaid or merman! SeaTrek Beanie While we wait for warmer weather, keep your ears toasty […]

Leeward Explorer Series – Sombrero Cay

October 25th, 2022 by Seatrek Staff |

  My name is Capt Bucky, and through this series, I am going to give you a glimpse at some of the islands you will have the opportunity to explore on our Leewards adventure. We will start at Sombrero Cay, also known as Hat Island. A small island part of the British Overseas Territory of […]

Sea Turtle Conservation with PhD student Anna Ortega

April 11th, 2022 by Seatrek Staff |

When I was nine, I decided that one day I would spend every day working to save sea turtles. Now, working towards my PhD on sea turtle conservation, I do just that – except that I would never have imagined how different every day looks. There are many aspects of sea turtle conservation, and I’ve […]

Who Wants Stickers?!

February 10th, 2022 by Seatrek Staff |

From the high seas to high school, SeaTrek students like to show off their creative side. So each year, we seem to commemorate another big SeaTrek moment with custom stickers​ from Sticker Mule​. From the daunting and scorching hike up MaJohnny hill to catching your first turtle to aid in the British Virgin Islands conservation efforts, Sticker […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 7

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Audrey G., SeaTrek BVI FATHOMS student Our first activity of the day was a hike at The Baths, a famous BVI location. We had to pull up our anchor by hand, and even though our FATHOMS lead Anna did most of it, we all still enjoyed the thrill. We finally made it to The […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 6

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Julian P.., SeaTrek BVI FATHOMS student Today was a day our boat was not looking forward to. Sadly, our intern Louis had to cycle to another boat and leave our “Aboat Time” family. After we all recovered, we had a nice breakfast of french toast and syrup. As the meal was digesting, we headed […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 5

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Jack K., SeaTrek BVI FATHOMS student Today we woke up and had a great breakfast of oatmeal, muffins, and cereal. Then we suited up for the beach and took the “dinghy” (which we are all now certified to use after our exercise in retrieving a plastic carton named Jimmy) past the coral and parked […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 4

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Claire M., Nandita G., Cat B., Keith C., Nico R. With the  awakening of pouring rain outside, everyone ran to take cover. Once the rain stopped we had pink skies with birds chirping. Breakfast was eggs, or “wet eggs” as Darius called it (while cooking everyone discussed how runny they like their eggs, and […]

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