Camp Jr. Guard

Program Information

Camp Jr. Guard is a fun, interactive, engaging summer camp that builds the confidence, fitness, and self-esteem of all campers. Each week, Camp Jr. Guard is exciting, filled with fun games, art projects, swimming and of course, learning skills to become a lifeguard!

  • Ages 11-15 years
  • $175/session 

Campers will get the opportunity to become certified in a variety of different American Red Cross certifications based on each week’s theme. Certifications include: First Aid, Adult and Child CPR, and Basic Water Rescue!


Tested on the 1st day:

  • Swim 100 yards front crawl
  • Tread water for 1 minute
  • Retrieve a 10-pound brick from 7 feet of water
  • Show up each day with a great attitude!

Please bring the following items each day:

  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Lunch

Schedule Information

Each Camp Jr. Guard session is held Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm and led by the CSD’s Lead Lifeguards and Assistant Pool Managers. Sessions rotate between the Wackford Aquatic Complex and the Elk Grove Aquatics Center.

Wackford Complex, Blue Heron Room

#16996Monday-Friday6/1-6/59:00 am- 4:00 pm
#16997Monday-Friday6/8-6/269:00 am- 4:00 pm
#17000Monday-Friday7/6-7/109:00 am- 4:00 pm
#17003Monday-Friday7/27-7/319:00 am- 4:00 pm

Elk Grove Aquatics Center, Captain’s Quarters

#16998Monday- Friday6/15-6/199:00 am- 4:00 pm
#16999Monday-Friday6/22-6/269:00 am- 4:00 pm
#17001Monday- Friday7/13-7/179:00 am- 4:00 pm
#17002Monday-Friday7/20-7/249:00 am- 4:00 pm

Sessions include:

  1. Lifeguard Like the Pros (Pediatric CPR & AED)          
  2. Uh-Oh! Emergency Preparedness (Bloodborne Pathogens)
  3. Pool of Panic (Basic First Aid)
  4. Extreme Aquatic Athletes (Emergency Oxygen)
  5.  Water Training with a Twist (Basic Water Rescue)
  6. Shock Thru the Heart (Adult CPR & AED)
  7. Jr. WSI ( Babysitting)
  8. Golden Guards (Jr. Guard Certificate)


See our Activity Guide for session descriptions and latest information. Register online or in person.