WHAT IS A JUNIOR LIFEGUARD PROGRAM?
The California Junior Lifeguard Programs are 3-week long day camps providing instruction in first-aid, CPR, ocean safety, rescue techniques, surfing, and bodyboarding. Instruction, supervision and activities are managed by the California Junior Lifeguard Programs Inc. Swimmers, surfers and bodyboarders of all ability and skill levels, ages 8-17, are eligible to sign up for the programs.
The California Junior Lifeguard Program offers step-by-step skill development with a safety-first motto. We take pride in offering a variety of challenging activities in a fun atmosphere designed for the young and the young at heart. Camaraderie, self respect, physical conditioning and good clean fun are all important aspects of the California Junior Lifeguard Program.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The goals of the programs are:
*To provide an educational and recreational environment to instruct young people on how to handle themselves safely in a variety of ocean situations.
*To educate participants in the skills necessary to help others in an emergency situation.
*To help our participants build a sense of team work and self respect that will be an asset in future endeavors.
*Increase the awareness our young people have of our environment and the vital part it plays in all of our lives.
* RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Ocean swimming, bodyboarding, surfing, competitions, paddling, running, volleyball, wave riding, beach games etc..
* HEALTH AND SAFETY ACTIVITIES:
First-Aid, CPR, environmental safety, drug awareness, patient assessment, nutrition etc...
* SURF LIFESAVING ACTIVITIES:
Preventative lifeguarding skills, rescue paddleboard training, identification of ocean conditions, hazards, distressed swimmers, and mock rescue ocean activities.
* EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Marine biology and oceanography, local community services, nutrition / diet environment and interpretive presentations plus much more!
Back Bay Summer Camp 1: USD 245,
Essential Jr Guards Week 1: USD 225,
JG/SUP Back Bay Combo 1: USD 295,
Jr Lifeguards Session 1: USD 475,
Stand Up Paddle AM Morning 1: USD 220,
Stand Up Paddle PM Afternoon 1: USD 220,
Back Bay Summer Camp 2: USD 245,
Essential Jr Guards Week 2: USD 225,
JG/SUP Back Bay Combo 3: USD 290,
Stand Up Paddle AM Morning 2: USD 220