Cadet Program Overview
This is the perfect program if you want to train like a lifeguard. Maybe you’re too old for Junior Lifeguards or maybe you were in the Aide program and now looking for a challenge…. Then the Junior Cadet program is for you! This is for ages 14-17. The Cadet program will challenge you physically and mentally. You will be training like a lifeguard. Under the supervision of a veteran lifeguard, Junior Cadets will be challenged to complete long distance swims and paddles, in-depth skill practice, training with the lifeguard staff, lots of physical training, and gain insider knowledge of how to become an EBRPD lifeguard. If you hope to become a lifeguard one day, this is THE program is what you want to be in!
The Cadet program meets Monday through Friday. There will be a field trip one day during each session. Parents will need to provide transportation. Information will be given once accepted into the program.
Session 1: June 19 - June 30
- Crown Beach Field Trip June 30th, details provided following acceptance
Session 2: July 3 - July 14 (no class 7/4)
- Crown Beach Field Trip, July 14, details provided following acceptance
Session 3: July 17 - July 28
- Crown Beach Field Trip, July 28, details provided following acceptance
Session 4: July 31 - August 11
- Crown Beach Field Trip, August 11th, details prvided following acceptance
*Monitored lunch time: 12:00pm-12:30p
Note: Parents are responsible for arranging the prompt pick-up of participants during the pick-up times listed above. Alternatively, parents may select the “Walk” option from the waiver submitted on the child’s first day of participation. Junior Cadets may wear the Junior Cadet uniform at EBRPD aquatic facilities only when participating in a Junior Cadet Program unit for which they are registered.
Fees: $400 (includes 2 week session, full uniform, and two American Red Cross certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid)
Camperships: May be applied to the Junior Cadet program. Cadets have a co-pay of $100.
Optional Fee: A limited supply of sweatshirts will be available for purchase the FIRST day of the session. Please bring a check or money order for $25 if interested. All sizes may not be available. Sweatshirts are not a required uniform item.