VBLA JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CAMPS
2020 CAMP INFO COMING SOON!!
MISSION; The Virginia Beach Lifeguard Association (VBLA) - Junior Lifeguard Camp - is committed to teaching the fundamentals of beach safety, first aid and environmental awareness in a physically active and a fun filled week of activities. The Junior Lifeguard Campers will learn from and sometimes along side current Virginia Beach Lifesaving Service (VBLS) Lifeguards gaining a true sense of the role, responsibilities and reward of today’s oceanfront lifesavers.
ALL JGs WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE IN THE USLA JUNIOR LIFEGUARD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TEXAS!!
The Junior Guard Championships are on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, Junior Guards from all over the country will be there to compete in a myriad of events including runs, swims, paddleboard and combinations.
The VBLA follows the recommendations of the United States Lifesaving Association in offering the camp to participants from the ages of 9 to 17. (However, most 16 & 17 year old applicants forego the Junior Lifeguard Camp to begin working with the VBLS.)
Every camper should be able to swim 100 meters continuously and be confident in their swimming abilities.
Campers will receive a VBLA Junior Lifeguard T-shirt included in their registration fee that should be worn for each day of the camp. Extra shirts may be purchased for $25 per shirt. Campers are asked to refrain from wearing a solid red bathing suit during camp.