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Cadet SCUBA School

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The Cadet SCUBA School is a one-week program designed for current Cadets or adult cadre with XMC.  Completion of the XMC two-week Cadet Basic Training Course is required to attend.   Minimum age is 15, with no exceptions


Upon successful completion, each trainee will be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver.  This program is operated by Extreme Military Challenge!, with SCUBA training and certification provided by contract instructors. Cadet Scuba School is led by CSM (Ret) Rich Holladay. 


The course will be a balance of classroom theory and practical application of SCUBA skills.   Trainees will learn the basics in the Camp Liberty swimming pool, with the open water dive held at a beautiful rock quarry dive site in Alabama.


Come physically and mentally prepared for long days, as there will also be military expectations of each student.  Physical training, room inspections, study sessions, etc.  


Graduates of the Cadet SCUBA School will be awarded the XMC SCUBA device for wear on their uniform, or for display.  A minimum of ten trainees is required for the Cadet SCUBA School to to executed.  For details on this course, click "Enroll Now" or log-in to your existing account at 

We also offer an Advanced SCUBA School that awards the Advanced PADI certification.