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Scuba Certification

Are there members of your Section who want to try scuba diving, but have never had the opportunity? Why not register together to learn become certified divers?

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  • When and where will you pursue your certification?
  • What level of certification will you pursue?
  • What is your budget for this Adventure?
  • What medical conditions might affect getting a new scuba certification?


  • Scuba diving is a great way to experience the natural world in a whole new way. Becoming Scuba certified also opens doors to new adventures for you and your Section!
  • Register for a certification course offered by PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors).
  • If you plan with another nearby Crew or Company, you might even be able to arrange for a private course


  • What do you know now that you did not know before?
  • How did you feel before, during and after this Adventure?
  • What was the biggest challenge, personally and as a Section, for this Adventure?
  • How did your instructor handle the group? What might you do differently if you were the instructor? Why?
  • How can you build on this experience?
  • Remember to submit your activities on our Scouts for Sustainability Take Action Map

Keep it Simple

  • Start getting used to being underwater and looking through a mask by going snorkeling! You could even set up a snorkel safari.

Take it Further

  • Plan a diving trip! Go somewhere with interesting dive sites that your Company or Crew can visit. You might even be able to connect with a local Scouting Group or diving club!