Our Schedule of Skydiving Camps & Boogies
2016 – 2017
Head Down Camps
Organizers – SDC CORE
October 27-29 December 28 – 29
- Is your goal to be on the next Vertical World Record at Skydive Chicago in Summer 2018?
- Have you ever been on a formation jump?
- Have you ever jumped while being “judged”?
- Want to practice floating or diving?
Prepare yourself in a low pressure safe environment where learning is the sole goal. If you can safely approach a formation, fly in your slot and safely turn 180 and back track on break off this is the camp for you.
Who can participate?
- Must be able to safely fly head down on level and in your slot relative to a base
- Must be able to turn 180 and back track on break off
- Don’t need to be able to dock, just fly in your slot on level
- If your flying is questionable or unsafe in any way for this group size you may be cut from the event
- 21 jumps, 7 jumps per day
- Meet time to be determined.
Visit the SDC Core – Head Down Camps 2017 Webpage for details
Camps are limited to 40 people. We will not hold your slot until the registration is paid. Registration is non-refundable (extenuating circumstances will be taken into consideration)
Registration for the October 27-29 camp is $50/day
Start with one plane 20 ways, doing dives that focus on specific bigway skills: all floating, all diving, flying your slot with no grips, taking grips, and then putting the groups together for formation jumps or keeping them as two groups but still doing formation jumps.
Visit the SDC Core Website for Registration Information
Winter rating courses at Skydive Sebastian
Coach Rating Course
November 4-6 Coach course
January 6-8 Coach course
March 10-12 Coach course
The first course day is a full day of classroom. On the other day(s) we will make the 2 evaluation jumps and the 7 short ground preparations. The IRM Coach exam will get graded during class. You must score at least 80% to pass.
|Coach Rating Course|
Tandem Rating Course
November 7-9 Tandem course
January 9-11 Tandem course
March 13-15 Tandem course
The tandem rating system in the USA is such that each manufacturer issues their own Tandem Instructor rating.
You need a UPT rating to jump a Sigma and/or Vector tandem system, a Strong tandem rating to jump a Strong tandem rig and a rating from JumpShack to jump a Racer system.
If you need multiple ratings you can get cross trained to another tandem system after you have at least 25 jumps on one system. The manufacturer must approve the rating you have. Crosstrain is a shorter process to get the rating. Less examination jumps are required.If you need two ratings right away, it requires two full tandem rating courses for each rating.
USPA group member dropzones require all tandem instructors to hold the USPA Tandem Instructor rating in addition to the factory rating.There is no charge if you take the USPA Tandem course with your factory rating course Please go to the pages for each rating for more detailed information.
|Manufacturer’s Tandem Rating Course|
|Full Course||$350 + gear|
|Cross Training||$200 + gear|
|Tandem Equipment Rental Phase I & X-Train Jumps||$30 + pack|
|Tandem Equipment Rental Phase II Jumps for SR Candidates||$30 + pack|
|Tandem Equipment Rental Phase II w/ SR staff & Continuing Education||$50 + pack|
|Tandem Equipment Rental for Others||$35 + pack|
|USPA Tandem Instructor Rating Course|
|Course Fee||at no charge if taken with factory course. By itself: $250|
|DISCOUNT $100 for USPA Instructors In Another Discipline||$150|
|Evaluation Fee per Jump||$25|
USPA AFF Rating Course
December 2-7 AFF course
February 10-15 AFF course
April 14-19 AFF course
The AFF rating is our most popular rating. Being able to teach someone the sport that we all love so much is rewarding and fun. The AFF rating course is the most challenging and rewarding course we offer. Our goal is to teach you the skills necessary to pass the AFF rating course before we test you so you can be a confident AFF Instructor ready to train students.
|AFF Instructor Rating Course|
|1-2 Candidates||$700 (includes AFF pre-course)|
|3 candidates||$650 (includes AFF pre-course)|
|4 or more candidates||$600 (includes AFF pre-course)|