The Bronze Camp is a five day live in camp held in December each year. Principally designed for our budding younger members, participants train for their Surf Bronze Medallion (Certificate II in Public Safety – Aquatic Rescue), the core qualification of every Surf Lifesaver. To attend, candidates must be 15 years of age on the date of the examination and be able to swim 400m in 9 minutes or less.
The 2016 Bronze camp will be held from December 17th to 22nd 2016.
Registrations for this year’s camp for current members of Point Leo SLSC will open soon. Details on how to register will be advised in the weekly club notices email.
The waiting list for new members (aged 15+) to Point Leo who want to participate in this camp is now open. Click here to register on the waiting list. Please note this camp is not open to adults.
During the training camp, participants complete both theory and practical requirements, with a focus on the following key areas:
- Surf Awareness
- Emergency Care
- First Aid
- Resuscitation (CPR)
- Radio Operations and other communications
- Surf Skills
- Surf Rescue Skills
- Patrol Operations
On the last day of the camp participants will be examined by officials from Life Saving Victoria for their Bronze Medallion.
Successful completion of the bronze camp and also the bronze medallion examination will qualify participants to become an active member of the club.
For further information please contact us via our contact form any time after 1st September 2016 with the subject line: bronze medallion.