Scuba BSA, SCUBA Diving MB & NAUI Certification

Full Week-Afternoon Program | Age 13+ and Adults
Weeks 3, 4, and 5

Want to explore the world beneath the waves? The SCUBA program at Hinds will take any Scout or adult to new depths in a new experience that will give them several rewards including the Scuba BSA Award, Scuba Diving Merit Badge and the NAUI Certification.
What is the NAUI Certification? The NAUI Certification is an international certification that will accredit adults and Scouts (with limitations until 18) with the ability to Scuba dive in open waters. Once you have finished this week and all other required material you will be able to independently go on voyages with a group or buddy and have your own underwater adventures anywhere around the world. 
How does this work into my Schedule? This is an afternoon only program instructed by SkinDiverís Paradise (, Scouts will be able to take up to 3 merit badges in the morning in addition to this program. Some online instruction and an assessment will be required for the NAUI certification and should be completed prior to camp. 
Expense: Cost for this Experience is the camp fee (early bird or late depending on when the Scout registers) plus the $405.00 Scuba fee for the week. This includes your weeks stay, merit badge program in the morning, instruction from Skin Diverís Paradise, NAUI Certification fees and Education materials, and scuba equipment use*. Normal fee for this type of program is well over $1000 and doesnít not include lodging, meals, or additional program opportunities.

» Must meet the age requirement
» Scouts must be strong swimmers with pre-requisites of Swimming MB and Lifesaving MB
» Will require some online classwork starting in June
» Medical Clearance will be required Ė Scouts must provide a completed copy of the medical form provided by Skin Diverís Paradise.  See below.
» Scouts need to provide completed NAUI Standard Waiver Form. See below.

* Students wanting to purchase their own personal equipment (snorkel mask & fins) can do so at a discounted rate through Skin Diverís Paradise.

How to Register: Registration will be done online. Please be advised that space is very limited due to instructor ratios. Homework will be required and there will be a certification test administered to receive the NAUI credentials.
Download PDF of
NAUI Medical Form

Download PDF of
NAUI Standard
Waiver Form

Last Update: March 3, 2016