Jr. Guard is a fun, interactive, engaging summer camp that builds confidence, fitness, and self-esteem. For ages 11-16, each week participants enjoy games, art projects, swimming and learning skills to become a lifeguard.
Summer 2023 Schedule
Classes are held Monday thru Friday in one week sessions from 9 am - 4 pm
- Session 1: June 5 - June 9
- Session 2: June 12 - June 16
- Session 3: June 19 - June 23
- Session 4: June 26 - June 30
- Session 5: July 5 - July 7 (no class July 3-4)
- Session 6: July 10 - July 14
- Session 7: July 17 - July 21
- Session 8: July 24 - July 28
Campers will get the opportunity to receive training in a variety of different American Red Cross skills based on the Jr. Guard Session Information and Themes (PDF). Skills include: First Aid, Adult and Child CPR, and Basic Water Rescue. Sessions are led by Cosumnes CSD Aquatic staff and is located at the Elk Grove Aquatics Center.
Know Before You Go
Participants need to bring the following: change of clothes, snack, lunch, sunscreen, swimsuit, towel, and water.
Each participant will be tested on the first day for the following prerequisites: swim 100 yards front crawl, retrieve a 10-pound brick from 7-feet of water, and tread water for one minute.
Registration is available online (external link), in-person at a customer service location, or by phone at 916-405-5600.