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SCUBAnauts Mission

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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Coastal Cleanup Bash: Nov. 12th 2011

DO YOUR PART TO KEEP OUR BEACHES CLEAN… BE A STEWARD OF YOUR LOCAL COASTAL COMMUNITY! The St. Petersburg Chapter of SCUBAnauts International is hosting a coastal cleanup and native plant restoration for youth (ages 10-17) and their families at Clam Bayou on November 12th, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. – noon in St. Petersburg, Florida. […]


SciDay, Part 2

Part 2: Science Research Day On their applications for the Science Research Day, many of the ‘nauts expressed interest in learning about sea turtles.  Lucky for us, SCUBAnauts has our very own turtle expert – Rhonda Bailey.  Ms. Bailey works for the Florida Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg, focusing on turtle strandings and unusual […]


Science Research Day, Part 1

On August 11th, a six SCUBAnauts from two chapters were able to participate in a Science Research Day put together by Carlie Williams, the Education Officer from the Tarpon Springs chapter. The goal of SciDay was to show the ‘nauts some of the many different research projects going on in the Marine Science cluster in […]

Ask the ‘nauts!

We ask all of the SCUBAnauts to keep a journal during our science expeditions.  This is both so they can take notes during lessons and to record their thoughts throughout the trip.  Here is a sample of some of their journal entries from the Bahamas trip.  Thank you to our trip helpers Alyx and Courtney […]

Belated blot post and Bahamas wrap-up

As many people know by now, the Tarpon Springs Chapter’s summer trip to the Bahamas got cut short by Tropical Storm Emily.  After our second day of diving on Wednesday, we all returned to our rooms to find notes on the door saying that our original departure date of Friday wasn’t going to work anymore.  […]

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