Kids Programs

Scuba & Snorkeling for Kids and Scouts

The fun and adventure of scuba diving is something that feeds any child’s imagination.

It also meshes perfectly with the Boy Scouts of America. At Dive Utah, we love helping kids and scouts experience first hand the excitement of diving.


Discover Snorkeling & Scuba

Discover Snorkeling

Discover Snorkeling is a one time class to learn the basics of snorkeling. We cover equipment selection and fit, breathing and fining techniques, snorkel clearing and surface dives. This class last about 1 hour and costs $50 or $30 for groups of 4 or more. No age limit.

Discover Scuba

Discover Scuba is a one time trial of scuba diving. It last just over 1 hour and allows kids, scouts and leaders alike to see what breathing underwater feels like. The cost is $35 or $25 for groups of 4 or more. Ages 8 and up.


Awards & Merit Badges

Snorkel BSA Award

The Snorkel BSA Award goes over the basics of snorkeling and skin diving. This is a wonderful introduction to being safe around water. This class last about 1 hour and costs $50 or $30 for groups of 4 or more.

Scuba BSA Award

The Scuba BSA Award goes into more detail than the Discover Scuba. You will learn basic skills like how to recover your regulator and clear water from your mask. This lasts about 2 hours and costs $50 or $35 for groups of 4 or more.

Scuba Diving Merit Badge

One of the newest merit badges offered, Scuba Diving has 6 requirements. Most of them are answered with the help of the merit badge book. Requirement #4 requires a scout to become Open Water certified. Certification class classes cost $460 and take about 1 month to complete. See the Open water class page for more details.



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