Resources & References: SCUBA DIVING

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Fish and Wildlife Management, Oceanography, Scuba Diving, Sustainability, Swimming, and Water Sports merit badge pamphlets
Brylske, Alex. The Complete Diver: The History, Science, and Practice of Scuba Diving. Dive Training LLC, 2012.
PADI. Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, 3rd ed. PADI, 2005.
Open Water Diver Manual. PADI, 2010.
Shreeves, Karl. Life on an Ocean Planet. Current Publishing, 2010.

Dive Training
Scuba Diving
Sport Diver Magazine

Organizations and Websites
Historical Diving Society
International Diving Educators Association (IDEA)
National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI)
Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)
Professional Diving Instructors Corporation (PDIC)
Scuba Diving International (SDI)
Scuba Schools International (SSI)
(World) Recreational Scuba Training Council (RSTC)
Project Aware
PADI Information for Scoutmasters

Related Program Features
Camping, Orienteering, and Swimming

Photo and Illustration Credits
(, courtesy: scuba gear, ©Dario Sabljak; diver, ©JonMilnes) (PADI, courtesy) (diver, PADI, courtesy; hand signals, BSA file), (diver and fins, PADI, courtesy) (illustrations, BSA/John McDearmon)

We are grateful to Brad Smith, Rancho Santa Margarita, California, PADI training manager, and Jim Virgin, Vancouver, Washington, PADI Dive Master/Public Safety Diver, for helping to develop the Scuba Diving program feature.

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