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Florida Sea Base 2018

 updated 04/08/2018

High Adventure: August 2018: Out Island Adventure at Florida Sea Base  

What: Out Island Adventure - waiting to hear about status of programs after hurricane Irma

MUNSON! Along with your assigned island mate, your crew will paddle a Polynesian war canoe more than five miles to a primitive barrier island to camp for 5 nights in tent/hammock located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary for an epic high adventure experience.  Upon arrival at Big Munson Island, your unit will camp under a canopy of gumbo limbo trees, mangroves, and lush vegetation. Endangered Key Deer will pass through your campsite along with hermit crabs and vaca coons. Each day will be action packed. From Big Munson Island your crew will ocean kayak, board a large vessel to access the Florida Barrier Reef to snorkel, board a Sea Base vessel for a fishing excursion, shark fish, paddle to Munson Rocks for a night snorkel, and explore the largest wilderness on Earth. The ocean.  Crews seeking a unique primitive camping experience and a one of a kind adventure should look no further than The Out Island Adventure.

When: FSB reservation for July 29th to Aug 4th, 2018, plus travel days.

Who: Scouts and Adults; 2 crews will be formed from the Committed participants below.  A waiting list will be used in case of cancellations.

Scouts and adult leaders who meet the eligible requirements by July 29th, 2018 for age, swimming, certifications, etc... listed in the 2018 Sea Base Requirement document (below) are invited to participate.

Where: Florida Sea Base in the Florida Keys, 90 miles south of Miami

  • Florida Sea Base 73800 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, Florida
  • Phone 305-664-4173 Fax 305-664-2039 
  • Mailing P.O. Box 1906, Islamorada, FL 33036


Cost: $1500-1800 per person depending on crew size (6-8 crew size).    Payment schedule: $135 Deposit and Commitment letter due now by March 21, 2017,  FSB fees due September 19th: Half payment ~$372, April 18th, FSB final payment ~$372.  Travel expenses due as needed.

See Sea Base Requirement sheet linked below for more information

For questions contact Sheila Thom

Participants with Commitment Letter received below.  Two crews will be formed from these participants. 



Steven B.

Alec B

Jimmy G.

Hans B.

Henry H.

Alex T.

Dylan O.

Adam B.

Jack L. 

Kyle M.

Mr. Grisim

Davis M.

Mr. LaValley

Mr. Hunter

Ms. Olson 

Mr. Toner




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Mar 5, 2017, 2:11 PM
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