"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 do our part to help make a difference! Friends Ocean Week on St. John is October 17 to 23. Join Friends for a whole lot of beach cleanup!

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.

Beach Cleanups
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

Thanks to the sponsors cleaning up all these beaches.  If you would like to clean up one of the beaches below, please contact Jennifer Stone at jstone@friendsvinp.org.

Coral Bay Shoreline Cleanup Join Coral Bay Yacht Club, KATS and Coral Bay Community Council on Saturday October 15 at 8AM at Coral Bay Dinghy Dock and get dirty in Coral Bay!
Salomon - St. John Brewers
Jumbie - St. John Rotary
Trunk Bay - Gifft Hill School
Cinnamon Bay - Get Trashed St. John
Maho BayMaho Crossroads
Haulover(S)/Dreekets Bay - Reef2Peak
Salt Pond/Drunk Bay - Friends of VINP
Klein Bay - Holiday Homes
Hart Bay - Chocolate Hole Landowners Ass.
Frank Bay - Coconut Coast Studios
Privateer Bay - Island Green Living
Denis Bay - Cyndi Good
Calabash Beach -Coral Bay Community Council
Kiddel Bay - Kelly and Jason Larkin
Whistling Cay - Maya Pierce

Sign up to clean up these beaches: Cruz Bay; 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

Ocean Week Open House


The Open House originally scheduled for Tuesday October 18 will not take place.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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

Ocean Week Gallery

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