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Diving for Kids and Young Teens SCUBA Class

Boy Scout SCUBA Merit Badge & Rangers Scuba Program

Boy Scout Scuba Diving Merit Badge

Boy Scout Scuba Diving Merit Badge Dive.Dive..Dive... is registered with the Boy Scouts of America as counselor for the Scuba Diving merit badge.

Like other merit badges, the Scuba Diving merit badge has been developed to teach and train youth in a manner consistent with the overall goals and values of the Boy Scouts of America.
More BSA Merit Badge Info

Requirements

  1. Show that you know first aid for injuries or illnesses that could occur while scuba diving, including hypothermia, hyperventilation, squeezes, decompression illness, nitrogen narcosis, motion sickness, fatigue, overexertion, heat reactions, dehydration, injuries by aquatic life, and cuts and scrapes.
  2. Identify the conditions that must exist before performing CPR on a person, and explain how to recognize such conditions. Demonstrate the proper technique for performing CPR using a training device approved by your counselor.
  3. Before completing requirements 3 through 6, earn the Swimming merit badge.
  4. Discuss the Scuba Diver's Code with your merit badge counselor, and explain the importance of each guideline to a scuba diver's safety.
  5. Earn an Open Water Diver Certification from a scuba organization recognized by the Boy Scouts of America scuba policy.
  6. Explain what an ecosystem is, and describe four aquatic ecosystems a diver might experience.
  7. Find out about three career opportunities in the scuba industry. Pick one and find out the education, training, and experience required for this profession. Discuss this with your counselor, and explain why this profession might interest you.

Rangers

Scuba Rangers

Club Activities

Club activities keep the Rangers coming back for more. Activities range from diving, to games, to fun field trips.

Specialties

Rangers can also enjoy hands on specialty activities such as Night Ranger (using underwater lights), Navigation Ranger (using compasses), and Equipment Ranger (setting up equipment). Civics Ranger. By learning the Scuba Rangers Pledge and performing community assistance tasks, Rangers learn important values and practice valuable life skills.

The Scuba Rangers Pledge

scuba for kids "As a Scuba Ranger and a member of the diving community, I pledge to continue my diving education, to protect the aquatic environment, to dive responsibly, to participate in my community and my future, and to have fun!"

Personal Gear Needed

  • Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Booties, and a wetsuit is recommended.
  • All other equipment is provided.

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