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SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL AND AQUATIC EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS Outstanding Unique Experiences For Your Students

Excursions or Incursions that your students will never forget.

Snorking with kids

With a variety of prSchool children having funograms conducted with educational fun and safety in mind, our goal is to introduce the marine environments to as many children as we can.  The youth of today are the future ocean advocates and we believe it is imperative to give all youth a chance to experience all things SCUBA, snorkeling or marine education. 

 

With tailor made programs that exceed DEET standards, Academy of Scuba has many experiences to enhance your students learning and give them an experience that they will never forget.  We also understand that teachers are incredibly busy so it is our aim to make all sessions logistically easy with very little prep time for teachers.  Contact us to arrange a time to discuss the needs of your class.School program curriculum standards

Rockpool Ramble

Rockpool Ramble for School GroupsSuitable for all ages, during this activity the students will visit one of Victoria’s wonderful rock pool sites. The site location will be based on your school’s location and specific needs. One of our marine guide experts will meet you at the site and take you on a guided tour revealing fascinating facts about Victoria’s marine biodiversity. Your students will also classify and interpret the marine life at the rock pools.

Popes Eye and Seal Snorkel

Snorkel with the SealsTake a leap into the marine world in this Snorkel adventure to the fish nursery at Popes Eye, follow this up with a playful swim with the seals at Chinaman’s hut. During this program the students will be provided with an in depth educational experience of Port Phillip Bay. They will also develop effective communication and team building skills and will be challenged to extend their own personal boundaries. By the end of this trip the students will have a strong sense of personal achievement.

Pier Snorkel

School snorkeling excursionDuring this program the students will be given an introduction to one of Victoria’s amazing shore snorkel sites. On this dive the students will develop a great appreciation of our marine biodiversity. They will also build effective communication and team building skills and will be challenged to extend their own personal boundaries. By the end of this trip the students will have a strong sense of personal achievement. At all stages of the activity the students will be guided and supervised by Academy of Scuba’s dive professionals and marine experts.  This session can be conducted as an experience or with a certification at the end.

 

Discover SCUBA- Pool

Discover Scuba DivingBeing weightless is an experience not to be missed in this introductory SCUBA adventure. During this program the students will be provided with an understanding of SCUBA, its physical effects and the scientific basis to the activity. They will also develop effective communication and team building skills and will be challenged to extend their own personal boundaries. By the end of this program the students will have a strong sense of personal achievement. At all stages of the activity the students will be guided and supervised by Academy of Scuba’s dive professionals.

Discover SCUBA- Ocean

DSD Ocean session for SchoolsIn this experience your student’s will visit one of the amazing piers of Port Phillip Bay. During this program the students will be provided with a sound understanding of SCUBA, the physical effects of diving and the scientific basis to the activity at one of the local piers. They will also develop effective communication and team building skills and will be challenged to extend their own personal boundaries. At all stages of the activity the students will be guided and supervised by Academy of Scuba’s dive professionals.

Educational Incursions

Incursions for SchoolsFinding it hard to get your students out to the waters edge?  Why not organise an educational incursion?  From subjects ranging from marine ecosystems, ocean creature exploration, Shark conservation and awareness, environmental concerns like plastic and litter polution, our fun and creative incursions will leave your students with a sense of importance in helping be ocean advocates.

Open Water SCUBA License

Open Water diver course for kidsYour students will be amazed at the joy of the underwater world in this, our ultimate SCUBA experience. During the Open Water course the students will be provided with a comprehensive educational experience of the Port Phillip Bay area from below the water. These experiences will entail SCUBA theory and practice, two SCUBA pool sessions, two shore SCUBA dive and two boat dives to the wonderful dive sites of Port Phillip Bay, a truly unique environment.

The students will interact with the marine environment and develop a strong appreciation of Victoria’s marine biodiversity. The students will also clearly understand the human impact on these resources and how this can be minimised.

At all stages of the activity the students will be guided and supervised by Academy of Scuba’s marine experts. Our dive program conforms and exceeds Department of Education and Industry standards, and the safety of your students is our prime concern.

At the end of the course the students will be more connected with their peers and will have developed a strong sense of personal achievement and growth. They will have successfully completed the internationally recognised rating of Open Water Diver and will be qualified to plan and conduct dives autonomously to 18m with a buddy.

 

Coming Soon......

School scuba campsSchool accomodationRenovations of a unique property are underway.  Our dive lodge, corporate and school retreat will be a home away from home for your students when doing dive courses or experiences at the Mornington Peninsula.  Located in Rye, this property will be able to accomodate 22 people. With catering availible, girls and boys dormatories, 6 showers, 5 bathrooms and extensive yards and internal space for relaxation your students will never forget thier Scuba camp at Ubuntu.  Until the lodge is renovated alternate accomodation options are availible.