The course will include 2 parts– knowledge development & water Skill development. During the first part participants learn basic dive safety information and overview of skills to be used during their water experience. In order to maximize camp time students will be asked to have read their PADI manual and completed the knowledge reviews at the end of each chapter prior to arriving to camp. The classroom sessions will include discussion, review of the chapter knowledge reviews, viewing video, and taking a short quiz over the information covered. The water skills development session introduces essential dive skills, such as mask clearing, and alternate air source use. SCUBA skills are taught and practiced in shallow water prior to moving into deeper water where students will demonstrate their mastery of those skills. At successful completion of the course students will be awarded a PADI Open water diver Patch & and certification card.
Students will be required to have a
Dive equipment can be fitted and purchased at a local dive center. Scouts will not ne allowed to bring personal air tanks. All air tanks will provided by an authorized SCUBA outfitter through Camp Roosevelt.