PADI Open Water Scuba Certification and Scuba Diving Merit Badge Program

Schedule this course with the

Phone: 424-744-8384

Photo of PADI Open Water Scuba Certification and Scuba Diving Merit Badge Program diving course.

PADI Open Water Scuba Certification and Scuba Diving Merit Badge

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course. The world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course where millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world.

Cost:  $800.00 


  • eLearning (online homework)

  • Mask, Snorkel & Logo Mask Strap (yours to keep!)

  • Temporary DAN (Divers Alert Network) Dive Insurance which is good for 180 days from registration or through your Open Water training; whichever comes first

  • 1 PADI Open Water Certification Card

  • 1 PADI Scuba Diver Certification Card  

  • 1 Project Aware Certification Card 

  • 1 Scuba Diving Merit Badge

  • All scuba gear rentals during the course


  • Online homework needs to be completed prior to arrival at camp (no exceptions) (Note: eLearning expires 12 months from registration)

  • Week long program - Monday through Thursday 9:25am - 5:00pm Daily

    • Monday - Swim Test, Classroom Session & Confined Water Session #1 

    • Tuesday - Confined Water Session #2 & Open Water Session 

    • Wednesday - Open Water Session (Cont.)

    • Thursday - Open Water Session (Cont.), Emergency First Response & Merit Badge



  • Must be registered for Camp Cherry Valley Summer Program 

  • Must be 12 years and older to participate

  • Participants are required to pass a swim test 

  • Must be in good physical and mental health

  • Must have completed the Swimming Merit Badge to earn the Scuba Diving Merit Badge

  • Must have CPR & AED certification to earn the Scuba Diving Merit Badge (Click Here for more information about the course)

  • Must have a Medical Form signed by physician 

  • Must have PADI Non-Agency Disclosure Form, Standard Safe Diving Practice Form & PADI RSTC Medical Form signed by parent or guardian (and physical if you have any YES answers on the PADI Medical Form)


You can now make reservations for scuba directly through In2Deep Diving! 

The Open Water Scuba Diving Course reservations MUST be made at least 14 days prior to arrival at camp to complete the required online homework. Payment in full is due prior to the dive or activity. If the scout’s parent or guardian is not present at camp, then the forms will have to be completed and emailed before the scout can participate.

Call In2Deep Diving at (424) 280-4232 or email us at to make reservations!

Cancellation Policy:

  • Up to 30 days prior to the scheduled activity date, payments for unused materials are refundable.

  • Less than 30 days prior to the scheduled activity date a rescheduling fee of 25% applies.

  • Once used or activated, course materials are non-refundable. 

  • PADI eLearning courses are good for 1 year from activation.

  • Missed courses and diving activities are non-refundable.

    Check out this Youtube video that highlights the open water certification process and experience you will get when receiving your certification with In2Deep!