Odyssey Expeditions offers summer educational adventure programs for teenagers 13 - 19 with special focus on SCUBA diving, Sailing, and Marine Biology. Exciting locations for exploration above and below the water include the British Virgin Islands and the spectacular Windward Islands (Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and the Grenadines).
You will live aboard a 47-foot sailing catamaran with just 10 shipmates, a professional captain, a PADI scuba instructor, and a Marine Biologist and explore the coral reefs, shipwrecks, rain forests, beaches, and charming towns of the Caribbean basin.
Take part in hands-on marine science activities and study the ecology of coral reefs, fish behavior, dolphins, oceanography, and even check out living microscopic life forms aboard the boat with your personal marine biology instructor.
Earn PADI SCUBA certifications including Open-water, Advanced, Marine Biology, Underwater Photography, Wreck Diver, Night Diver, Underwater Navigator.
Odyssey is no ordinary program. This is real adventure where you make things happen. You live aboard a sailing catamaran, you raise the sails, you stand at the helm and steer your vessel, you navigate, and you drop anchor at a beautiful tropical destination. All this takes teamwork, leadership, and cooperation. Odyssey programs develop an outstanding environment for learning and exploration through our small group size, exceptional staff, and unique program design. Everything come's together to make this adventure your adventure. A non-competitive atmosphere allows you to pursue your interests and form close friendships with people from around the world. You will learn things you never expected and come home much more confident that you can make an difference and lead your life with pride.
No experience is necessary for many programs. Advanced programs take those with experience and develop their skills to high levels. All that is required is a desire to try awesome new experiences and explore on an Odyssey of your life.