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 Scuba Jam - Labor Day Weekend, September 4-7, 2015, Lake Phoenix, Rawlings, VA Registration FlyerScubaJam is NON-BSA sponsored event designed to provide a great scuba diving experience for boys and girls, ages 11-20 in a weekend long event based around fun diving activities, land based demonstrations, camping and other social activities for certified young divers to share with friends. 

  • 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 info@scubajam-va.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.

    Included:

    •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)

    Activities:

    •Treasure Hunt
    •SCUBA Merit Badge
    •Night Diving
    •Scavenger Hunt
    •Free Diving
    •Manufacturer Demos and Raffle
    •Sunday evening BBQ!

  • Carroll District Email Blasts! 
    Hello Carroll District Scouters & Parents!!!
    Are you interested in finding out more regarding Scout activities in Carroll County? Do you feel as though you have been missing out of the latest in Scouting? If so, here is a great way to stay informed of all the scouting news via the Carroll District email blast.
    Create profile using this link - www.baltimorebsa.org/carroll/elists.
    If you have used the Doubleknot system previously to register for an event you would have created a profile at that time and it (your email) would already be listed in our system. If not, go in create the profile and then you are all set to receive the eblast emails. Do it today and don't miss out on any of the latest Scouting News!

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