ScubaJam is an event for any organized youth groups including BSA Troops and Crews as well as GSUSA, Boys & Girls Clubs and any other organized group. ScubaJam is not specifically sanctioned by BSA or other youth organization.
All youth participants walk away from the three day experience with something of value either merchandise and/or scholarships.
The ScubaJam event takes place on Labor Day weekend every year with participants arriving on Friday, formal program and activities on Saturday and Sunday. These activities include opportunity to earn the Scuba Merit Badge.
All participants must be registered with a participating groups and the group must (1) register themselves and their members with the event, (2) take responsibility for meeting youth protection and control requirements of their respective organizations and (3) must have a dive professional attached to the group to take responsibility for their members diving activities. If you are a small group of less than 6 youth divers or an individual, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Our volunteer staff can assist you with joining another small group and if needed, ensure you have a Dive Pro available for a safe diving experience.
Prerequisites for Participation:
•Youth must be 11 -20 years of age
•Hold an Open Water Certification Card or be under the training supervision of a current and insured Scuba Instructor (Non Divers are welcome to camp and snorkel. Or better yet – get certified before you arrive!); and
•Be registered with a participating BSA Troop or Crew or other youth group.
•Welcome packet with a commemorative T-shirt & event patch
•Entry to Lake Phoenix for the weekend (Friday through Monday)
•3 nights of camping (Fri-Sun)
•4 days of diving (Fri- Mon)
•Unlimited air fills on 1 tank (tank rental not included)
•SCUBA Merit Badge
•Manufacturer Demos and Raffle
•Sunday evening BBQ!