google-site-verification=RGFC1lLX_OjNN84MV8rIK8PP5fjoINVVd0wZJ7aK360 E2D4B768D6977E96903EFA46A4A62C50 Because I Want More SCUBA DiveQuest Camp - AGES 13 and Up – Barnacle Bill's Dive Services

Because I Want More SCUBA DiveQuest Camp - AGES 13 and Up

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  • Regular price $250.00

Time for some serious fun! Get you and your friends together and learn all about SCUBA from our SDI Certified Instructors!  We will spend 5 days safely learning the science and skills of diving so campers become confident and comfortable in the water in a fun environment.

Campers also have the option to earn their SDI Open Water Diver certification for an additional fee.

Included in the Barnacle Bill’s Because I Want More SCUBA Camp:

  • Mask, Fins and Snorkel – yours to keep to continue your child’s aquatic adventures!
  • SDI Certified Instructor
  • Use of Regulator, BCD, Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Tanks, & Weights
  • Water

Because diving is serious business, achieving the optional SDI Open Water Diver Certification requires some additional instruction and two additional days of diving.  With this add on, campers receive:

  • the complete SDI Open Water Diver eLearning online course
  • four open water dives that will complete the requirements for the course
  • SDI Open Water Diver Certification upon successful completion of the requirements

All students must provide:

  • Bathing Suit & Towel
  • Dry Change of Clothes
  • Snack

Camp Hours:  Monday through Friday 8am to 12pm Noon

Camp Weeks:  June 7-11, June 14-18, June 21-25, June 28 – July 2, July 5 – 9, July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30, August 2-6, August 9-13, August 16-20, August 23-27  ***Please comment with your preferred week in the 'Special Instructions to Seller" box at checkout. We will contact you shortly thereafter with confirmation and registration information for your Camper/s.***

Location:  Echo Farm’s Pool, Operated by the Nir Family, YMCA

Camp Only Cost: $250 (Campers receive their own mask, fin and snorkel to keep and continue their aquatic adventures!)  

  • A nonrefundable deposit of $100 is required to reserve your camp.
  • The balance of $150 is due 1 week prior to the first day of camp

Camp Option with Certification: $400 – includes Camp and SDI Junior Open Water Diver Certification (AND includes mask, fin and snorkel for your child to keep and continue their aquatic adventures!)

  • A nonrefundable deposit of $150 is required to reserve your camp.
  • The balance of $250 is due 1 week prior to the first day of camp

To reserve your Barnacle Bill’s Discovery & Adventure Camp, contact Barnacle Bill at 910-409-2763 or


 Daily Schedule






Learn to use mask fins and snorkel.


Team build with other campers through, games, relay races, and underwater hockey.


Science lesson:

Pressure (Boyles Law)

 #1 Rule of Scuba

Learn to set up scuba unit


Learn buddy teamwork


Learn how to breathe off the scuba unit.


Learn to recover regulator.


Practice buoyancy


Science lesson: buoyancy (Archimedes Principle)




Learn how to use a compass.


Practice buoyancy


Learn how to use the compass underwater with your dive buddy.


Learn to clear mask.


Science lesson:

Saturation (Nitrogen and Oxygen)

Learn different entry methods: giant stride, seated entry, back roll.


Learn about safety stops and how to hover in one place for 3-5 minutes.


Learn to remove and replace mask.


Science lesson:

Underwater optics


Learn about search and recovery.


Practicing our skills


Underwater hockey fun


Underwater obstacles


Science lesson:

Color absorption