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Snorkelling for Marine Biology - DofE Gold Residential

  • Location: Dale Fort
  • Tutor: Centre Staff
  • Dates: Sunday 21 July 2019 to Friday 26 July 2019
  • Level: Open for Everyone
  • Age Range: 16-24

This course is now historical and therefore no bookings can be taken. Explore our current programme of courses here

This British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC) accredited course is run in partnership with the Marine Biological Association (MBA). It is suitable for young people between 16 and 24 years old. It will qualify you as a BSAC Snorkel Diver while giving you the opportunity to learn about marine biology and marine conservation with other like-minded young people. Aimed particlarly at beginners to snorkelling aged 16-19, it will cover practical skills and theory sessions. Each day will take you on a new adventure at a magnificent Pembrokeshire coastal site. Time out of the water will be spent finding out more about marine species and marine conservation and viewing the ocean from land along the Pembrokeshire coast path. All snorkelling kit and other equipment can be provided. This course ends at noon on 26th July - early booking is recommended as places are limited. The fee includes one year’s free Young Marine Biologist (YMB) or student membership of the Marine Biological Association for new and existing members. A limited number of MBA travel bursaries are available for existing MBA student and YMB members at: http://www.mba.ac.uk/research-top-3/awards-grants-and-training#b22 Financial support from the FSC Young Environmentalists Fund may also be available for participants with limited funds. Find out more at: www.field-studies-council.org/young-people FSC are approved DofE providers. Attendance can qualify you for your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential (always check with your DofE leader before booking). Financial support for this opportunity - If you can demonstrate financial need we may be able to help pay for up to 50% of the fee through our Young Environmentalists Fund.

Led by Centre Staff who are qualified snorkelling instructors; they are experienced and enthusiastic at working with learners of all ages, and have expert knowledge of these rocky shores.

Further Information

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This course is now historical and therefore no bookings can be taken.

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