Skin Diving

Skin Diving Honor

Skill Level:  2
Category: Recreation
Original Honor:  1961

AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF 
AdventSource Catalog: Patch Order (must have approved order login) (link from AdventSource)
Wiki.pathfindersonline.org Article/Answer Key 
Originating Institution:  General Conference

Requirements:

1. Have the Intermediate Swimming Honor.
2. Name three prerequisites for a person who wishes to engage in skin diving.
3. What equipment is essential for skin diving?
4. Know the effect of the following factors on skin diving:

a. Types of beaches
b. Surfs and currents
c. Marine life
5. What are the rules of good sportsmanship in skin diving?
6. What safety precautions should be followed while skin diving?
7. Describe the skills involved in communications, hyperventilation prevention, and mask clearing.
8. Demonstrate a practical test in waist-deep water and a qualifying dive in open water.