This 4-day camp introduces young people to the basics of scuba diving through the internationally known PADI diving organization. Instructor John will introduce each camper to the basics of scuba diving in a fun relaxed environment. Program includes all equipment, safety briefing, and introduction to the scuba equipment along with fun games in the pool. Inst. John is a PADI Elite Instructor with 23 years experience specializing in teaching young people to love the ocean and be safe, confident scuba divers.

  • Day 1: Check-in and turn in paperwork, equipment sizing, safety briefing, intro to snorkeling and work on swimming techniques.
  • Day 2: Continues with safe diving practices, intro to scuba and breathing underwater, start to work on diving skills, and games.
  • Day 3: Build on the skills we learned the previous days and play more games.
  • Day 4: Build on the skills we learned previous days, play more games, and congratulations certificates handed out.

Eligibility: Open to everyone ages 8 -14 *Medical Waiver must be completed*

Pricing: $400 (YMCA Members)

Session Dates & Times:


Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Students Must Provide:

    • Bathing Suit & Towel
    • Dry Change of Clothes

     Mask, Fins, & Snorkel packages are available for purchase.  Please note this is an introduction to scuba not a certification course.

    Reservations through YMCA of South Collier County call at  (239) 394-9622 or Register Online.

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