Friends of Virgin Islands National Park programs aimed at preserving the island's rich cultural heritage and history include funding the Park’s archeological program, restoring and maintaining ruins, supporting the Folk Life Festival, and hosting cultural seminars and workshops.


Archaeology Program

Supporting the Park in the preservation of the Caribbean’s human heritage and development from prehistory to the present, on land and underwater.

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Folk Life Festival

Sponsoring the cultural celebration that is the Park's Annual Folklife Festival during Black History Month.

Growing Up In Cruz Bay

Here, St. John

An oral history about Virgin Islands National Park and St. John that serves to give voice to the heritage, culture and natural history as told by born St. Johnians and resident scientists.

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Community Matters Seminars

Conversations related to conservation, sustainable development, disaster capitalism, and environmental racism.