Breath Underwater!

Scuba Program

Boys Scuba Summer Camp in Michigan

Dive into the amazing underwater world of Torch Lake and Lake Huron in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.  We will begin with some simple shore dives and then we will ramp things up with three days of chartered boat dives.  These dives will be in the crystal clear waters of Lake Huron on some of the world's best preserved wrecks.  This is the only fresh water marine sanctuary in the world and is home to over 100 historically significant wrecks.  Some of these wrecks are well over 100 years old. 

Nervous about sending your son underwater for the first time?  Have no fear, all training dives are conducted at camp in the waters of Torch Lake.  All dives are conducted with a maximum 1:5 staff to camper ratio  The instructor and at least one counselor, also a certified diver, are on every dive ensuring the safest possible environment.  We work with each student at their pace, allowing for some makeup dives if necessary. At the end of summer your son will be a certified PADI diver, a certification they keep for life.



Scuba Outpost

Length Options

4 Weeks




Completed Eighth Grade


Overnight / Sleep Away Camp

Trip Destinations

The shipwrecks in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Popular Camp Activities

Scuba Diving, High Ropes Course, Zip Line, Climbing Wall, Campfires, Sailing Archery

2020 Program Fee

$4,100.00 for a 4-week session. This program will require AN ADDITIONAL $65 deposit in the camper's camp store to cover laundry and additional trip expenses


You can rent a wet suit (including booties, hood, and gloves) from us if your camper does not own one. The cost for rental is $150.00. Your camper will have to provide his own Mask/Snorkel and Fins (see packing list for important details). All other SCUBA gear will be provided by the camp. Call us if you have any questions. Rental can be added to the online registration.



Trip Equipment

The following list is detailed and specific for the SCUBA trip

  • 7 mm wet suit(*)
  • Neoprene booties(*)
  • SCUBA hood(*)
  • Diving Gloves(*)
  • Waterproof Watch
  • Small calculator
  • Mask
  • Fins
  • Snorkel
  • Duffel bag or backpack to pack personnel gear for the trip (you will not be backpacking –this is just for storage!)
  • Beach towel

(*) Rental available.

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