Ocean Week


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"I hope for your help to explore and protect the wild ocean in ways that will restore the health and, in so doing, secure hope for humankind. Health to the ocean means health for us." - Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer

Let’s protect our ocean, marine life, and coral reefs together! OCEAN WEEK ON ST. JOHN is October 16 to 22, 2023 and includes beach cleanups, seminars and more.

Inspired by International Coastal Cleanup Day we join millions around the world because every bottle, every straw, every piece of trash we clean up can lead to a cleaner, healthier ocean.

GHS Fourth Graders doing trash pick up at Trunk for Ocean Week 2021.

Classroom Opportunities

Educators interested in marine education and coastal cleanup classes or trips to the park, should please contact Taylor White at twhite@friendsvinp.org


Haulover clean up

Adopt A Beach

Join us at Drunk Bay on Saturday, October 21 or join a clean up at another beach. If you would like to sponsor or lead a clean up  at one of the beaches below, please contact Willow Melamet at wmelamet@friendsvinp.org.

Drunk Bay - Friends of VINP

Cruz Bay -  Low Key Watersports

Hawksnest Unitarian Universalist Fellowship / Get Trashed St. John

Jumbie - St. John Rotary

Princess Bay - Virgin Islands Expedition Co

Great Cruz Bay - Cruz Bay Watersports

Sign up to clean up these beaches: Saloman, Hawksnest, Trunk Bay, Cinnamon Bay, Maho Bay, Haulover(N), Haulover(S)/Dreekets Bay, Klein Bay, Hart Bay, Frank Bay, Privateer Bay, Denis Bay, Calabash Beach, Kiddel Bay,Whistling Cay,Francis Bay; Honeymoon Beach, Scott Beach and Henley Bay Beach;  Leinster Bay; Brown Bay; Great Lameshur Bay; Little Lameshur; Reef Bay; Oppenheimer, Great Cruz Bay; Europa Bay; Friis Bay; Leduck Island; Durloe Cays; Stevens Cay; Grootpan Bay

Coral 050910 - Carolyn Rogers

Marine Life Seminars

Details to come


Thank you for getting involved and helping keep our beaches and coastline clean!

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