• Scouts Scuba

Scouts Scuba

We offer two options for Scouts – the SCUBA BSA, which results in a recognition patch, and the SCUBA Merit Badge. We have a Merit Badge Counselor on staff to assist your Scouts to achieve their Merit Badge. And there is no charge for our dive buddies when they utilize our Merit Badge counselor.

Our simple pricing plan is available for Boy Scout groups troops with 8 or more and includes everything including rental life support equipment during class and open water certification dives - and of course local open water certification dives are included.

Starting from
$750.00

Availability: Contact us for booking information

We have a Merit Badge Counselor on staff to assist your Scouts achieve their Merit Badge. No charge for our Dive Buddies! Trust your Scouts to our team of Instructors who teach both programs and are fully compliant in Scouting protocols such as registered with BSA and completed YPT.


Earn the Scuba Badge or Patch
 

Introducing Scouts to the Underwater World in a Safe Way

There are two options for SCUBA and Scouting :

  • SCUBA BSA, which results in a recognition patch
  • SCUBA merit badge

Trust your Scouts to our team - our Instructors who teach both of these programs are fully compliant in Scouting protocols:

  • Registered with BSA
  • Completed YPT

 

Prerequisites

Demonstrate adequate swimming skills and in-water comfort

Age Requirements
Minimum age 15, 12 for Junior Certification (merit badge)

 

Programs

SCUBA BSA

The Scuba BSA is an award program that includes an experience contains two parts — Knowledge Development and Water Skills Development. During the first part, participants learn basic dive safety information and overview skills to be used during their water experience. The Water Skills Development session introduces essential dive skills, such as mask clearing, regulator clearing, and alternate air source use. The Scuba BSA program is conducted in clear, confined water by an instructor certified by diving organizations recognized by the BSA. This program is open to all scouts - whether Scouts of America, Girl Scouts or Sea Scouts. 

 

 

Scuba Diving Merit Badge

"Start with a dash of swimming skills (the Swimming merit badge). Add equal measures of aquatics first aid, safety, and conservation" This 4-6 week program results in your scout earning either Adult (at age 15) or Junior Open Water Scuba Diver certification.

We teach the entire Open Water Scuba program with a focus on the core skills and additional Scouting requirements regarding career opportunities and conservation.  It is recommended for Scouts who have completed the SCUBA BSA award patch programs and have expressed further interest in the underwater world.

We complete the required Open Water certification dives in local waters during summer months and in Florida in winter and early spring months. This program is open to all scouting groups - whether Scouts of America, Girl Scouts, Explorers or Sea Scouts. 

 

For more information on Scouting and Scuba, please see the BSA Link:  Scuba BSA

 

What do we include?

Open Water Scuba Diver course through the leading, Scouts-approved Dive Agency SDI.

  -eLearning through SDI

Personal equipment package, including:

  -Blade dive fins

  -Scuba boots

  -Scuba mask

  -Open end snorkel

  -Mesh bag

  -Mask defog and scrub

 

Certification dives

  -Includes local certification dives from May through October

  -certification dives from November-April are held in Florida. Additional charges apply. Inquire with our team!

 

 

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