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ScubaJam Virginia  (www.scubajam-va.org) was created to provide a great SCUBA diving experience to any youth group including BSA registered boys and girls who are certified divers, up to age 20 in a weekend long event based around fun diving activities.  The event has been created by interested divers representing dive shops, scuba training operations and various BSA Troops, Venturing Crews and other youth groups.

Prerequisites for Participating in Scuba Jam Virginia

  - Youth who are certified divers, up to age 20 years of age
  - Hold an Open Water Certification Card or be under the training supervision of a 
current and insured Scuba Instructor (Non Divers are welcome to camp and       
snorkel. Or better yet – get certified before you arrive!); and
  - Be registered with a participating BSA Troop or Crew or other youth group.  If you are not we
will get you in with a group as individual youth are welcome!

Included

  - Welcome packet with a commemorative T-shirt & event patch
  - Entry to Lake Phoenix for the weekend  (Fri through Mon)
  - Registration begins 2 PM Fri
  - 3 nights of camping (Fri-Sun)
  - 2 days of structured diving challenges and games, groups and buddy teams (Sat & Sun)
  - Time for shakeout dives, group and buddy dives to explore the lake (Fri & Mon)
  - Unlimited air fills on 1 tank (tank rental not included)
  - Meals, Fri night & Breakfast, Lunch and Evening meal Sat & Sun
  - Possible prizes & scholarships for all youth divers



General Schedule of Events*

Friday:    Lake Phoenix Shop Closes at 22:00  Last same day airfills 16:00
  14:00 –  20:00 Registration Open.
  17:30 –  19:00   DINNER  (Dining Area, Kitchen assistants please show up 15 min early)

Saturday:    Lake Phoenix Shop Closes at 20:00  Last same day airfills 16:00
  07:00  Dive Pro Meeting, All Group Leaders, Dive Pros and Staff (Dining Area)
  07:15 – 08:30 Breakfast  (Dining Area, Kitchen assistants please show up 15 min early)
  09:00 – 10:00 Registration Open at Pavilion #1 waterside
  10:00 – 12:00 Round Robin events including Golf Ball challenge, Crab Attack, Balloon Lift, The
      Maze, Ping Pong Ball challenge    Note **
  12:00 – 13:30  Box/Bag LUNCH (Pavilion Area)
  13:30 –  17:00  Cont.  Round Robin events including Golf Ball challenge, Crab Attack, Balloon Lift,           The Maze, Ping Pong Ball challenge   Note **
  Cylinder Knowledge, ROV Demonstrations Exhibits & On Shore Demos.
  17:30 –  19:00   DINNER  (Dining Area, Kitchen assistants please show up 15 min early)
  20:00 –  22:30  Pro Guided Night Dive

Sunday:     Lake Phoenix Shop Closes at 18:00  Last same day airfills 16:00
  07:15 – 08:30 Breakfast (Dining Area, Kitchen assistants please show up 15 min early)
  08:30 – 08:40  Interfaith Service (Organization Event)
  09:00 – 11:30  Scavenger Hunt  Note **
  12:00 – 13:30  Box/Bag LUNCH (Pavilion Area)
  13:30 – 17:00  Cont. Scavenger Hunt  Note **
  17:10 – 17:45  BSA Merit Badge Booth  (Dining Area)
  18:30 – 19:30 Supper & Awards Ceremony (Dining Area, Kitchen assistants please show up 15 min early)

Monday:     Lake Phoenix Shop Closes at 17:00  Last same day airfills 16:00
  08:00 – 16:00  Open diving, camp breakdown - departure
  09:00 – 11:30   After Action Review, Leaders and SJ  Staff (Deco Stop)


** Open Diving at the discretion of the Group Leader and Pro. Allow time for Air fills and 1 Hour Surface Interval suggested between dive.
*Subject to Change

 


Find us at www.scubajam-va.org, on Facebook, and videos from last year on YouTube.



ScubaJam Virginia
1754 Timberwood Blvd
Charlottesville, VA  22911
info@scubajam-va.org
Fax - 434-964-9349
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