scuba

Scuba

Rugged SCUBA

Rugged SCUBA

2022 Registration Open

Rugged ‘S’ and Scuba Merit Badge: Looking for a new merit badge that will reward you with a lifetime of opportunity? The Boy Scouts of American have introduced a program for Scuba that will allow Scouts aged 12 and up to earn their open water certification and the Scuba merit badge. Spend the week exploring one of the world’s top diving spots and learning a skill that will last a lifetime!

Participants in this week-long Scuba program will join their troop on War Canoe. Participants not associated with a troop in the Traditional Program will be paired with other Scuba Scouts to join War Canoe.

Rugged Ocean

Rugged Ocean

2022 Registration Open

Rugged ‘O’: As Rugged Oceanographers, you will learn and practice advanced dive techniques including search and recovery dives, while completing your  Advanced Open Water Certification. Combining the resources of the Pennington Marine Science Center and the vast Pacific Ocean surrounding the Island, you will study the complex underwater ecosystems up close and personal!

Participants in this week-long Scuba program will join their troop on War Canoe. Participants not associated with a troop in the Traditional Program will be paired with other Scuba Scouts to join War Canoe.

Rugged Rescue

Rugged Rescue

Rugged ‘R’: If you are an experienced diver looking for the next step in your diving evolution, Rugged Rescue is the perfect program for you. This Rescue Diver Certification will sharpen your comfort and ability in the water as you design and implement an Emergency Action Plan, practice the basics of dive medicine and advanced diver-specific first aid, and coordinate team rescue drills in a popular diving environment. 

Participants in this week-long Scuba program will join their troop on War Canoe. Participants not associated with a troop in the Traditional Program will be paired with other Scuba Scouts to join War Canoe.

Hybrid Programs

Hybrid Programs

June 12 – August 13, 2022

2022 Rugged Hybrid Advanced and Rescue.
This program will allow scouts to earn their Advanced Open Water and Rescue Certifications

2022 Rugged Hybrid Open and Advanced.
This program will allow scouts to earn their Open Water and Advanced Open Water Certifications.

2022 RUGGED HYBRID OPEN and Specialty.
This program will allow scouts to earn their Open Water Certifications and a Specialty Certification in Enriched Air and Peak Buoyancy