All students in 9th-12th grade have the opportunity to take Scuba as an elective. During their course curriculum, they will learn the physics, physiology, and decompression theories to become safe, knowledgeable scuba divers.
Scuba Certified for a Lifetime!
All Scuba certifications earned with Admiral Farragut Academy are honored internationally and can be carried for a lifetime.
Scuba Basic Diver Course
During the Basic Diver Course, the curriculum is divided into three courses, each lasting for one semester. Students will learn the physics, physiology, and decompression theories to become safe, knowledgeable scuba divers. The cost is $1,100 for the following three certifications:
Open Water Diver
Scuba Master Diver Course
During the Master Diver Course, the curriculum is divided into three courses, each lasting for one semester. Students become proficient in several specialty areas including night/low visibility diving, equipment repair, underwater ecology, and underwater mapping and navigation. The cost is $600 for the following certifications included in this course level.
Scuba Divemaster Course
During the Divemaster Course, students are ready to assist in training divers for certification during basic or master diver courses. They follow the scuba instructor and learn professional leadership skills in scuba. The cost is $500 for this course.
Other Scuba Opportunities
Cavern Certifications are available on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Scuba Instructor for details.
Scuba Club is offered for those who are certified but are not enrolled in the curriculum.
Certifications look good on college applications.
“Becoming a diver, going through all the classifications, having the chance to be an instructor before I graduate high school – has helped me two-fold,” says Jack Lescarbeau ’16. “For one, it has definitely helped with my self-esteem, my confidence, my critical thinking skills. Making decisions underwater requires a lot of focus and poise. The saying goes, ‘If you can master it underwater, you can handle it on land.’ ”