Soldier On will be co-hosting with the 19 Wing Pacific Divers SCUBA Club (19WPDSC), a PADI Open Water dive course in Comox BC.
January 15th to 20th
The number of Soldier On participants is limited to 7.
Successful applicants from Western Canada will be receiving their PADI Open Water and Dry Suit Certification upon completion of the course work and five(5) ocean dives.
Draft Schedule of Events.
a. 15 Jan 20 – Arrive at CFB Comox
b. 16 – 19 Jan 20 – Dive Camp operations
c. 20 Jan 20 – Depart Comox in the afternoon. This is a safety issue as the participants last dive will be on the 19th of Jan.
Any serving member or veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) from Western Canada who acquired a permanent physical or mental health illness or injury while enrolled as a member of the CAF; whether attributable or not to service.
Medical. All participants must obtain medical clearance from authorized medical personnel to attend. This applies to both serving members and veterans.
Event specific criteria. Participants will be joined with other ill/injured members and civilians, and therefore should be able to function in a social environment. Participants are advised that meals and accommodations for this event will be located at a Canadian Armed Forces base, and thus they may be exposed to a day-to-day military environment. Participants also acknowledge that there will be no alcohol or Cannabis allowed in the accommodations, and may be required to share accommodations.
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019