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Diving And Kids

With their natural curiosity and affinity to water, children become excellent scuba divers.  We are committed to excellence in training and safety when it comes to your child. Our nationally recognized staff and programs have a proven track record.


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Kids Scuba Activities for 10 - 14 years old

Junior Open Water Diver - 10 to 14 years old

The PADI Junior Open Water Diver certification is for kids 10 - 14 years old. The course content and requirements are the same as the adult course but upon certification, the junior diver has the following restrictions:

Divers ages 10 & 11 have a depth restriction of 40 feet and must always dive with either a certified parent or guardian or a dive professional. Divers 12, 13, & 14 have a depth restriction of 60 feet and must always dive with a certified adult. Upon reaching the age of 15, the diver can have their certification card upgraded at a PADI Dive Center for a fee.

Juniors interested in becoming certified have several options for classes. 10 - 14 year olds can enroll in our regularly scheduled format class or Summer Camp (Annually in June). Aquatic Realm reserves the right to require an evaluation dive prior to enrollment.

Release forms for the PADI Junior Open Water Diver Course

Junior Open Water Summer Camp.............$650.00

This June Summer camp is designed to provide certification training specific to ages 10 – 16 years old. Our Course Instructors specialize in the development of dive skills for kids and are considered leaders in the industry. The class includes classroom, pool training for skill development and open water dives for certification. A PADI Open Water Diver Certification is issued upon completion.

Class size is limited! $100 Non-Refundable Deposit required to hold spot!

(Fees do not include Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Dive Boots)

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Release forms for the PADI Junior Open Water Diver Course

Junior Adventure Dives

PADI Adventure Dives are available for 10 years old and older. The course has the same course requirements as the adult Adventure Dives with the following restrictions. Divers ages 10 & 11 have a depth restriction of 40 feet and must always dive with either a certified parent or guardian or a dive professional.

Adventure Dives Available for 10 years old and older:

Fish Id, Boat Diver, Digital Underwater Photography, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist,  Underwater Navigator, Underwater Photographer, Underwater Videographer

Additional Adventure Dives Available for 12 years old and older:

AWARE-Shark Conservation Diver, Deep Diver, Diver Propulsion Vehicle, Drift Diver, Multilevel Computer Diver, Night Diver, Search and Recovery Diver, Wreck Diver

Release forms for the PADI Adventures in Diving Course.

Junior Adventure Camp.............$450.00

Junior Adventure camp is designed to provide  training specific to ages 10 – 16 years old. Our Course Instructors specialize in the development of dive skills for kids and are considered leaders in the industry.

Class size is limited! $100 Non-Refundable Deposit required to hold spot!

(Fees do not include Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Dive Boots)

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Release forms for the PADI Adventures in Diving Course.

Junior Advanced Open Water Diver - Minimum Age 12 Years Old

The PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification is for kids 12 - 14 years old. The course has the same course requirements as the adult Advanced Open Water course with the following restrictions. The maximum depth for a diver 12 - 14 years of age is 70 feet, and must dive with a certified adult. Upon reaching 15 the Junior rating can be upgraded to a full advanced rating for an application fee.

Release forms for the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course.

Junior Rescue Diver - Minimum Age 12 Years Old

12 - 14 year old divers may earn Junior Rescue Diver certifications. Divers 12 - 14 have a depth restriction of 60 feet (70 feet if Junior Advanced Open Water Diver) and must always dive with a certified adult.

Release forms for the PADI Rescue Diver Course.

Junior Master Scuba Diver - Minimum Age 12 Years Old

12 - 14 year old divers may earn The Junior Master Scuba Diver Rating. Divers 12 - 14 have a depth restriction of 60 feet (70 feet if Jr. Advanced Open Water Diver) and must always dive with a certified adult.

The Junior Master Scuba diver program is our journey to the black belt of Scuba Diving. This programs ends with the highest non-professional rating obtainable in Scuba Diving. This course fits nicely into career paths in marine biology, science, aerospace, education, military and the dive industry. Take the challenge to become a PADI Master Scuba Diver today.

Junior Master Scuba Diver rating requires the following:

Junior Open Water Diver, Junior Advanced Open Water Diver, Junior Rescue Diver, 5 PADI Specialties (diving or non-diving) and 50 logged dives.