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Brock Scarcella '17

Brock Scarcella '17
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Day 7- Scarcella

I woke up this morning and was sad when I realized it was my last day on Virgin Gorda. However, my day got a lot better when Casey brought us giant donuts for breakfast. (They tasted incredible.) At breakfast Casey also briefed us about how we would be doing a beach cleanup as part of our day of service....

Days 5 and 6- Scarcella

Well today started off a little differently because Miles came in clutch and made eggs for breakfast, which was fantastic. Afterwards, Glen picked us up and we headed off to the marina. Gaz told us in the briefing  that we would be diving the shipreck of a vessel named the Rhone, and he also warned us about the ghosts...

Day 4- Scarcella

Today my cabin was in charge of preparing breakfast for the group, and everything went smoothly. Afterwards Glen picked us up, and we headed off to the marina. Once on the boat, Gaz told us we would be diving at the infamous ginger steps, a dive site known to be home to many very large fish species. We were...

Day 3- Scarcella

Miles and I after our project dive Photocreds @ Doc This morning pretty much started off like yesterday morning, until we got to the boats Today Casey taught us the fundamentals and importance of coral conservation, and on our first dive Miles and I cleaned off one of the many BVI coral nursery trees. Afterwards we had a pleasant snack on...

Day 2- Scarcella

Our day began at 7:30 where we met at the teachers house for a pleasent breakfast. Afterwards we gathered our gear and headed out on the Sea Dragon (Our Teams Boat for the week) for our first dive. Once under the water we were of the basics of scuba, and afterwards we explored the sea floor and our hilarious...

Day 1- Scarcella

The morning started early today, I woke up at 4:15 and headed promptly to dfw airport to catch our plane to Costa Rica. The flight was long, but we had an amazing view of the ocean and islands below us. Needless to say however, when we arrived in Costa Rica, I was eager to get off of the plane....