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Our Team

Our team leads by example through; professionalism, honor the PADI code of conduct, show compassion,  apriority on safety first, and family focused.

The above headline is the foundation of what our KSC dive team and tour guides represent. Kids Sea Camp instructors are PADI Pro’s, active and up-to-date with skills, training, and rescue. Our team is regularly evaluated by parents, students and other PADI Pros.

Kids Sea Camp Inc. takes great pride in our staff members being; knowledgeable, considerate, fun and having unique and specialized expertise. Our tour guide and instructor team speak a total of 7 languages, (English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Russian, French, and American sign language.)

We have a pool of instructors around the world that specialize in assisting with select special needs diving; such as high functioning Autism, Deaf divers, handicap divers, severe arthritis, blind divers, diabetic divers, and those that just need a little extra attention or TLC.

Special attention

The dive team travels on select Kids Sea Camp family group trips arranged by us each year. If you have a special need or language request, please feel free to give us a call to discuss, and request accommodation at the time of your reservation. We will do our best to make sure we can have in place what you need for the trip you are requesting. In some cases, there may be an additional cost for private instruction.

Interview with owner Margo Peyton 

Our team

Margo Peyton

Margo Peyton

President of Kids Sea Camp

CEO Kids Sea Camp Inc. & Family Dive Adventures, Women Divers Hall of Fame, SCUBAPRO Deep Elite Ambassador and a PADI Elite MSDT instructor and has over 7,000 dives. Margo won the PADI Award of Excellence in training and education with over 6,000 certified kids and zero dive accidents! In 2016, Margo was awarded the first Family Travel Association's Person of the Year Award. Contact: kids@kidsseacamp.com

Thomas Peyton

Thomas Peyton

Vice President of Kids Sea Camp

An Advanced Open Water diver with over 1,300 dives in almost ever ocean condition imaginable. Over the years, Tom has enhanced the land-based experience of Kids Sea Camp, creating more fun for families who have other passions like; fly fishing, volleyball, music, football, karaoke, and basketball. Contact: kids@kidsseacamp.com

Jennifer Peyton

Jennifer Peyton

PADI Dive Instructor

Jennifer is a PADI OWSI. Jen has a Bachelor's in Biology and is attending graduate school for her veterinary degree. She has traveled the entire KSC world.

Robert Peyton

Robert Peyton

PADI Dive Instructor and TechDiver

The true dive talent of our diving family, Robbie has over 1,500 dives at age 22. In 2014, Robbie became a PADI OWIS and in 2016 an MSDT instructor as well as Tec 40, 45, 50. He will complete Tec 65 in 2018.

Zoe Funk

Zoe Funk

Sales Associate and PADI Dive Instructor

Zoe Funk joined KSC & Family Dive Adventures in 2013. She is the reservations manager with KSC. Zoe became a PADI OWSI at KSC's first IDC in 2017 at Buddy Dive in Bonaire. She is currently pursuing her BA in Environmental Science. Contact:kids@kidsseacamp.com

Woody Tinsley

Woody Tinsley

Director of Training

Woody, our Zombie specialist instructor, has been with us since 2008. Woody is a father and a PADI IDC master instructor.

Sven Blanc (Germany)

Sven Blanc (Germany)

PADI Dive Instructor

Our Kids Sea Camp German rock star, Sven has been traveling with us since 2011. Sven is a PADI dive instructor. Sven is also a new dad. We love having Sven as one of our PADI professionals.

Brad Holland (THE WORLD)

Brad Holland (THE WORLD)

PADI Dive master and photographer

Brad started diving with Kids Sea Camp in 2015. Brad is a PADI divemaster, underwater photographer, and world traveler. He loves new places, photographing divers, wreck diving and traveling in undeveloped countries. https://www.fincalasnubes.com/

Holly Kyle (US)

Holly Kyle (US)

Advanced and Rescue Diver

Holly started diving with KSC 2013 in St. Vincent. She quickly fell in love with the ocean and KSC. She now an AOW and Rescue Diver. She is also the CFO of KSC.

Aly Tamayo (Utila)

Aly Tamayo (Utila)

PADI Dive Instructor

Aly joined KSC in 2015. Aly is a PADI staff instructor with a passion for marine conservation. She made diving her career and became an MSDT staff instructor. 2 languages Utila Honduras

Patric Lengacher (Sweden)

Patric Lengacher (Sweden)

PADI Dive Instructor

Patric joined KSC in 2016. Patric became a PADI MSDT while cruising the Caribbean aboard his sailboat. Diving and freediving, he loves finding and identifying all type of critters. Patric speaks 4 languages.

Marike (Holland)

Marike (Holland)

PADI Staff Instructor

Marieke is a Dutch PADI IDC Staff Instructor, fluent in English, and with almost 12 years of experience in 7 countries. Drawing on her education and experience as a biologist, she loves informing divers about marine life and conservation. Her big passions are photography and searching for macro life.

Gareth (UK)

Gareth (UK)

Staff Instructor, Special Needs, TEC

Gareth is a PADI IDC Staff Instructor from Cornwall, U.K. A dive professional since 2007, he has worked in eight countries and dived worldwide. With a background in biology and a decade instructing outdoor/extreme sports, Gareth loves to be in, on, or around the water, assisting and talking passionately about marine conservation and life.

Fraser & Sophie Purdon (US/UK)

Fraser & Sophie Purdon (US/UK)

PADI Dive instructor and photographer

Fraser and Sophie have been part of the team since 2005. Fraser is a PADI OWIS and a Tec instructor. He is our SeaLife and ScubaPro rep. Sophie is perfection! Big shark diver and Junior Rescue.

Jesse Alpert (Palau)

Jesse Alpert (Palau)

PADI Dive Instructor

Jesse's first KSC in 2014 in Palau. Jesse holds a B.S. in Marine Biology and is an avid photographer, videographer, and rebreather diver. Check out www.jessealpert.com