Join the Bronze Camp

If you are 15 or older, why not have fun these school holidays and make some new friends – and gain your bronze medallion?

If you are aged 13 to 15 years you can also enrol in a Surf Rescue Certificate and Resuscitation Award (SRC).

Held September 21 to 28 , 2014 – the course commences 8:30am on the Sunday at the Rainbow Beach Surf Club (around the back). There will be a parent and participant welcome and briefing at 9am. The course finishes with assessments and a presentation.

Throughout the week participants stay in dormitory accommodation at Rainbow Beach SLSC. There will be adult supervision at all times along with experienced junior helpers.

The aim of the camp is to provide an intensive, structured and fun training program that will allow participants to gain various surf lifesaving and nationally recognised awards. It allows young people to be a member of a community organisation and participate in community service.

The Certificate II in Public Safety(Aquatic Rescue) is an accredited course towards your QCST (year 12), giving 4 out of a possible 20 points.

The course is for people interested in patrolling at Rainbow Beach for this season as part of the surf lifesaving club. A minimum one season of rostered patrols is a club requirement.

The cost of the Bronze Medallion camp is $250, which includes training manual, cert II workbook , togs, pink hi- visibility rash shirt and full patrol uniform. Please note your membership fee is not included: Seniors $65, Juniors $50 (family membership also available). All participants must be registered and fees paid by September 21. The balance covers food, training and administrative costs. Patrol uniforms will be presented to all successful participants after assessments on Saturday afternoon.

A swim test must be completed before the camp: 400 metre pools swim in less than 9 minutes (Bronze Medallion) or 200 metres in 5 minutes (SRC). Please contact Mark Lawler on 0427033160 to make a time for your swim test and enrol in the course.

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