Dive in local habitats and an Aquarium exhibit with scientific divers!
Are you interested in marine life and SCUBA diving? During this five-day dive program participants have the opportunity to dive into the temperate Southern California waters and learn what its like to be a scientific diver! You will earn your underwater naturalist certification, learn data collection techniques at local dive sites, and explore the different underwater habitats. Participants will also have the opportunity to dive in the Aquarium’s largest exhibit with over 2,000 tropical animals including sharks, turtles and sting rays! A minimum of an Open Water certification from a nationally recognized scuba certifying agency and a picture I.D. are required and must be brought with you on all days.
- transportation to all dive sites
- dive gear* (includes tanks, weights, BC, regulator, computer, and wetsuit)
- one dive in an Aquarium exhibit
- educational talks with researchers
- underwater naturalist certification
- Aquarium animal viewing
- animal touch
- bio-fact discovery touch
*All dive gear for the onsite dive in the exhibit will be provided by the Aquarium. Your own personal gear can be used for offsite dive days.
June 24-28, 2013 | 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
July 22-26, 2013 | 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Must attend whole week of registered session. Friday's class is 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m.
|Cost||$750 per person|
|Tickets||Online reservations are not available for this event at this time.|
|Ages||15 and up. Ages 15-17 require a supervising adult to also sign up for the program|
|RSVP||(562) 951-1630. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. If cancellation occurs more than 14 days before the program start date, a full refund will be issued. If cancellation occurs less than 14 days before the program start date, no refund will be issued.|