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July 28th - August 1st 2024 in Nashotah, Wisconsin

Join Brandee Anthony the Vero Beach Mermaid for an immersive midwest mermaid experience! Whether you are brand new to mermaiding and diving or already a pro, this combo is created to help everyone at al levels on their mermaid journey! Choose to take one or all of the courses! When considering attending this event, please be sure to read through all the info below thoroughly before signing up. 


Location: Nashotah, Wisconsin


Mermaid $450 prereq for advanced

Advanced Mermaid $350

Mermaid/Advanced Mermaid combo $800 (most recommended)

Price sincludes PADI E-learning fees

Date & Time:

Mermaid Course

Sunday July 28th 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Advanced Mermaid Course

Sunday July 28th 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Sunday July 28th 6:00 pm

Shoots also open July 29th - August 1st!

see more info below


Most commercial jobs require these certifications

Refine your skills as a mermaid underwater

Greater confidence in yourself and your practice

Prepare you to go pro as a PADI Mermaid instructor

To ensure safety in the water for you and others

Connect with other likeminded individuals in the community



These courses are designed for anyone interested in getting theirPADI Mermaid certifications! Whether you are brand new to the mermaid world or already a professional - these trainings are a great addition for anyone! All skill levels welcome, you do not need to be certified already to get started you just need to know how to swim! 


Mermaid tail and top 

Monofin with good propulsion

Minimum 3mm Wetsuit 

Freedive long blade bifins 

Low volume mask and J snorkel 

Weight belt and weights 

Reusable water bottle

Gear rentals available for everything listed above! Please email us to reserve gear! 


Professional photoshoots are available July 29th - August 1st in a gorgeous river in Delafiled, Wisconsin prior to the course! You will need to supply your own top and tail unless discussed with us in advance. Please specify if you would like to do the photoshoot when you sign up!

Session options

Photoshoot 1: 30 mins, 3 fully edited images for $400

Photoshoot 2: 60 mins, 6 fully edited images for $550

larger packages available upon request!


-Read through this page carefully

-Hit the sign up button at the bottom

-Send us an email with you information and what courses you would like to sign up for

-Once you have submitted your email wait for a response

-Once you receive an acceptance response you will be sent an invoice and forms to sign

-Once you have submitted your payment and forms you will receive a welcome email and info packet

-After receiving the info packet, please be sure to book any gear rental right away

-If doing courses complete your PADI E learnings (Mermaid and Advanced Mermaid) as soon as possible so not to forget

-If a doctor signature is needed on your medical, get that done right away

-Be sure to add yourself to the Facebook group to get to know everyone and receive updates

-We will post updates leading up to the courses in the Facebook group so turn notifications on


These courses have very limited spots. Full payment is due upfront to take a spot! Please visit the FAQ page before emailing with any questions! 

After you have submitted your payment upon application approval, you will be emailed a welcome packet outlining all of the specific details about the retreat, what you will need and how to best prepare. 




Due to these courses being time intensive and limited in availability, there  are no cancellations or refunds unless the course is cancelled. We suggest purchasing travel insurance in case you need to cancel due to an emergency. 

Please see the required medical form before signing up! There are no refunds if you sign up and do not pass your medical. Medical form can be found here. Pay close attention to the questions, not everyone will need a doctors signature so be sure to check if you do or not! 


WOHOO YOU MADE IT TO THE END! LET'S DO THIS! This is a first come first serve sign up! If your inquiry is approved you will be eligible in the order that you signed up. Please be ready to pay and sign your forms as soon as you get them! 

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