Diveheart is proud to announce its inaugural dive camp for children with disabilities, aptly named MASSC (Marine Adaptive Sea & Scuba Camp) !!
This August 2018, 4 children, aged 10+, will spend a week in Key Largo, FL learning about:
This camp will be fully inclusive, providing room and board for each camper and a family member or caregiver. Campers will stay in wheelchair accessible hotel rooms at Courtyard by Marriott, and dive with Rainbow Reef Dive Center, which is located next door. Diveheart's highly trained volunteers will serve as certified adaptive dive buddies so that each camper will have a safe and supported open ocean scuba experience.
Diveheart relies entirely on generous donations and bighearted volunteers.
Rainbow Reef Dive Center (rainbowreef.us) in Key Largo has already pledged:
To help make MASSC a reality, we still need:
Remember, water provides the perfect gravity-free environment for those who might otherwise struggle on land. Underwater, we're all equal!
Incorporated in 2001, Diveheart is a nonprofit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization that works to build confidence, independence, and self-esteem in children, adults and veterans with disabilities through scuba diving, scuba therapy, and related activities.