Kids Sea Camp is introducing the most recent addition to their family vacations- Grand Bahama Island from August 9-16, 2008. Located just 60 miles off the coast of Florida, Grand Bahama is an easy getaway for travelers. The International Underwater Explorers Society (UNEXSO) and Pelican Bay at Lucaya are teaming up to host Kids Sea Camp Bahamas.
Kids Sea Camp (KSC) was created by Margo Peyton in 2001 as a way for families who love the ocean to enjoy learning to explore the underwater world together. Joining forces with PADI Five-star Dive Centers & Resorts in 7 countries around the world, KSC destinations include such exotic places as the Cayman Islands, Bonaire, Honduras, Fiji, Galapagos, Costa Rica, now the exciting location of Grand Bahama.
UNEXSO was founded in 1965 as the world's first ever dedicated diving resort. Today it continues to provide one of the safest and most advanced PADI 5 Star facilities for divers in the Bahamas. UNEXSO offers a wide variety of activities, an expansive retail store, a large deep water pool with viewing windows for watching the kids learn to dive and the poolside Dive In Bar & Grill. Unique diving is offered like the Dolphin Experience and the adrenaline pumping world famous Shark Dive. Of course, there is plenty of fantastic Bahamas Reef, Wreck and Wall diving only 20 minutes from the dock.
Topside activities for the kids include dolphin education at Sanctuary Bay, kayak tours at the Lucayan National Park, seeing how natives "crack conch" and learning about native plant life and how it can be used as "bush medicine." Kids will have an opportunity to discover Junkanoo where the Bahamians come together in handmade costumes to create song and dance.
For those land lovers, UNEXSO and Pelican Bay are located alongside the Port Lucaya Marina, home to a wide variety of shops and restaurants as well as the Straw Market where the locals sell there wares. And look out ladies because there are a number of designer and jewelry stores to keep you occupied while the kids are out diving.
The relationship built between Pelican Bay Resort & UNEXSO has transformed Grand Bahama into a true diving destination. One of Grand Bahama Island's newest boutique hotels, the Pelican Bay at Lucaya, combines Caribbean and European architecture with outstanding customer service. A continental breakfast is served each morning alongside one of the three guest pools, or dine-in with your in-room coffee, cappuccino and espresso bar complimented by fresh muffins delivered to your room each morning.
Kids Sea Camp provides scuba families with A Week They'll Remember Forever.
Kids Sea Camp offers PADI programs for kids age 5-15 years of age. SASY for kids age 5 and older, and PADI Seal Team for kids age 8 and older. For diving-certified pre-teens, there is PADI Open Water certification and Ocean Discovery, advancing with PADI specialty courses. KSC offers fun and excitement for adults of all ages. Kids can take advantage of the free giveaways, from SeaLife cameras to SCUBAPRO gear. Participants enjoy a Treasure Hunt sponsored by Sport Diver magazine, The Official Publication of the PADI Dive Society.