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It’s about the family and the ocean

Get ready to experience the unexpected. Be prepared for the transformation of your family. You will be amazed at how much your kids will pay attention and be present when they know what they are about to see and do, is real time and not going to be replayed on YouTube later.  Family first safety & education with fun a close second

Margo Peyton, Kids Sea Camp, Family Vacations, familyAt Kids Sea Camp, you can help save sharks from extinction, restore ancient corals, explore sunken wrecks, jungle bike through a 200-year-old sugar plantation, take off on a magical cruise around Darwin’s Arch, kayak the Rock Islands of Palau and dive below the majestic Pitons of St. Lucia.

Founder Margo Peyton chose to partner with PADI and provide a legacy of professional leadership, safety and quality training to the next generation of divers.

She personally selected a team of PADI Pros and PADI five-star resorts from around the world to provide engaging, interactive opportunities to immerse your children in the underwater world.

Margo has crafted unique itineraries with unparalleled adventures, allowing families to bond, interact with local cultures, learn history, engage with wildlife and meet like-minded families from around the globe.

Travel with us once, and you will become a part of a worldwide network of families you will never want to leave.

MARGO PEYTON:  PADI Elite MSDT instructor. 2019 Beneath The Sea Diver of the year, 2018 DEMA Hall of Fame, Reaching Out Award, 2009 Women Divers Hall of Fame, 2016 SCUBAPRO Deep Elite Ambassador, 2019,2018,2017 PADI Ambassa diver, PADI Award of Excellence in training & education,  2017 Family Travel Association’s Person of the Year Award , The Seiko 2017 Sea Hero Award with Scuba Diving Magazine. Over 7000 PADI youth diver certifications. Contributor- travel writer(Dive Training Magazine, DAN, Scuba Diving Magazine, Sport Diver Magazine, Diver Magazine, Undersea journal, and Departures Magazine.

Margo Peyton receives DEMA’s 2018 “Reaching Out” Award

A pioneer in the family dive training and travel market Margo continues to be a leader in this field. As the owner and founder of Family Dive Adventures & Kids Sea Camp and (501c) Ocean Wishes, Peyton’s efforts to connect and educate families through diving around the world has done much to help grow the industry. Since its inception in 2000, Kids Sea Camp is responsible for more than 7,000 youth diver certifications including special needs adults and children.  With 24 weeks a year, spanning 13 countries, it’s common to have 3 generations of divers on any given week. Her mission to help families to disconnect from their virtual worlds and reconnect to each other through diving and travel.

PADI, diving, kids and diving, kids sea campPeyton is a member of the Women Diver Hall of Fame, and the Family Travel Association’s (FTA) board of advisors and was initially the sole representative for the diving industry. She is also a PADI Amasadiver and member of the PADI Youth Advisory Committee. She is recognized as an industry authority on youth diver education. Nearly every industry dive publication seeks Peyton’s expertise for family travel and youth-related articles, including DAN, Sport Diver, Diver UK, Scuba Diving, Dive News Group, Undersea Journal, Diver and Dive Training. Peyton also works to make a difference by providing scholarships, training grants and internships for the next generation of divers. She financially contributes to and sponsors a variety of conservation programs that address issues like marine habitat conservation and shark protection. Peyton inspires people of all ages and has been instrumental in growing the dive industry by inspiring younger generations and their families.

What is Kids Sea Camp all about?  Who is Margo Peyton?