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The mission of SCUBAnauts International  is to educate teens in the marine sciences, enabling them to make a positive impact on the environment and empowering them to become tomorrow's leaders.

Nauts gather data from their recently deployed reef balls. They hope to find the reef balls teeming with life!

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Shore-Diving Nauts V. The Ocean

by Emma Z. On the recent Shark tagging trip to Miami, SCUBAnauts Diana, Sam, Trent, Trevor and I along with dive master Sam Phillips were the first to attempt a shore dive to a wreck. A second group of nauts was eating lunch at a nearby restaurant and were to do the same dive after […]

Dive Safety Rescued by Camaraderie

By Cordelia C.For many new nauts, the prospect of SLAM training may seem like a drag. It’s hours of classwork and note taking and then more time in the pool completing boring exercises just so you can finally get to do the fun dives. However, SLAM is a bonding experience with other nauts that teaches […]

DAN Full Course Feb 2019 Group

Proud SCUBAnaut Parent Thanks Divers Alert Network

 by David Paliotta    My daughter Emma and I entered the auditorium on the day of the DAN training feeling a trifle apprehensive with a dose of excitement and also a little late. Our dry land navigation skills need some work since we couldn’t find the building, but there was no judgement from a friendly group of […]

Sophia deploys the fishing gear used to catch larger animals while also trying to reduce stress.

Up Close and Personal with Prehistoric Creatures

by Sophia R., SCUBAnaut Second Class, Women Diver’s Hall of Fame Scholarship Recipient This weekend I had the pleasure along with 14 other SCUBAnauts to go shark tagging. We drove down to Fort Lauderdale where we were hoping to dive on the Copenhagen wreck. This was a beach dive right off of a restaurant. While […]

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Parent Perception: Nauts are Prepared

By Elaine Ziska, proud parent I’m SO happy my kids were able to have the experience of Saturday’s shore dive and really appreciate the adults who helped.  It isn’t easy to get kids experiences which really challenge them physically, emotionally and personally.  Sports is just about the only way, and there are some serious drawbacks […]

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