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If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, our scuba diving camp is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the SSI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

If you already have your open water certification you can choose from one of the specialty courses; Enriched Air Nitrox, Navigation, Night and Limited Visibility, Perfect Buoyancy, Diver Stress and Rescue, Deep Diving (only up to 90ft for Jr Diver) or Wreck Diving (Advanced, must attain Deep Diving as prerequisite course).

To enroll in our Junior Open Water Diver course, you need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

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Adventure Awaits

  • Two SCUBA Certifications

  • Two Weeks Overnight

  • Florida Keys Trip

  • Exposure to Environmental Stewardship

  • All Inclusive: Food, housing, certifications, excursions!

  • No Experience Needed

  • Airport Pickup/ Drop off Available

  • Sibling Discount

  • Scholarships Available

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Trip Details

Youth 12-18 Years Old

Scholarships Available​

Two Weeks of Overnight Camp

All Inclusive: Food, Housing, Experiences, Certifications

  • Scuba Diving Certification

  • SSI Open Water Certification-Good For LIFE

  • Coral Restoration Certification

  • No Experience Necessary

  • Kayaking

  • VR, Submersible Drones and ROV experiences

  • Stand-Up-Paddleboarding SUP

  • Culture & History of Florida

  • Fish Species Identification

  • Field Sampling

  • Sustainable Fishing

  • Environmental Stewardship

  • Multiple Open Water Dives

  • Shell anatomy

  • Ocean Acidification

  • Recycling and Plastic Alternatives

 

If you already have your open water certification you can choose from one of the specialty courses;

Enriched Air Nitrox, Navigation, Night and Limited Visibility, Perfect Buoyancy, Diver Stress and Rescue, Deep Diving (only up to 90ft for Jr Diver) or Wreck Diving (Advanced, must attain Deep Diving as prerequisite course).

All junior divers must provide their own Scuba quality mask, snorkel, Strap fins, boots, wetsuits and surface marker buoy.

Jr. Scuba Diver: Divers must complete Modules 1-3 class before Camp Coral begins on June 26, 2023. Pool dives and Open Water Dives will be conducted at Camp Coral during the dates; June 26-July 7, 2023. All ages must dive with a SSI professional. Maximum depth is 40 ft and they must dive with a SSI professional.

ADDITIONAL SCUBA CAMP INFORMATION:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Because of the physical requirements of Scuba diving and handling of Scuba equipment, a junior diver must weigh a minimum of 95 lbs and be at least 5 feet tall and 12 years old to participate in a group class. Junior divers who do not fit the physical and/or age requirements may take the Scuba lessons privately.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS: All junior divers must provide their own, Scuba quality mask, fins and snorkel. Strap fins, boots and surface marker buoy. Wetsuits are strongly recommended.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS: Junior divers must show they have the maturity and aptitude to comprehend dive related concepts in the SSI Scuba course. For this reason, they will be held to the same performance requirements as adults in the classroom(online to be competed before camp begins), pool & open water dives. All releases and medical forms must be signed by both the student and a parent or legal guardian prior to the first day of class. The Youth Diver Responsibility and Risk Acknowledgment must be signed.

POOL TRAINING: When you’re in your scuba equipment you can begin your pool training. Your instructor will put into practice the techniques you learned in the academics program. Your training dives will be logged and approved by your instructor before you move on to open water.

OPEN WATER TRAINING: Get ready to experience everything you’ve learned with the freedom of open water. As soon as your open water training dives are approved by your instructor you will be a certified diver. SSI Open Water Diver certification is recognized worldwide so your diving experiences will be limitless.

Housing Details:

We start our Adventure in St. Petersburg Florida and end up in The Florida Keys.

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Florida Keys Housing

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Lake Denton Housing

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St. Pete Housing

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