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Join The Royal Life Saving Society, Cayman Islands This Summer

by Chantel DaCosta Jun 27, 2022

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The Royal Life Saving Society, Cayman Islands (RLSS CI) is inviting interested youths and adults to join them this summer in July and August.

Learn lifesaving skills and get certified, you can train to become:

  • Lifesavers.
  • First Aiders.
  • Swim Instructors (internationally certified).
  • Lifesaving Sport Coaches (internationally certified).
  • Lifeguards (internationally certified).
  • Lifesaving Instructors (internationally certified).
  • Humanitarians (internationally needed).

Royal Life Saving Society Cayman Islands Summer Camps

The RLSS CI will run two children’s and teens camps, Junior Lifeguard Club and Bronze Camp, starting 4 July and continuing every Monday following through to mid-August as demand requires.

Each camp will run Monday to Friday.

For ages seven to 12 (need to be able to swim 50m comfortably).

Junior Lifeguard Club 9am-noon years old to learn lifesaving skills, first aid and lifesaving sport from the Canadian Swim Patrol Lifesaving Programme, 9am to noon at Governors Beach.

15 hours programme, costs CI$150

For Ages 12/13/14+

Bronze Camp which consists of the Bronze Star (12+), Bronze Medallion (13+) and Bronze Cross (14+) and the camp is 12.30pm – 4.30pm at Governors Beach. It is a 20-hour programme, cost CI $200.

Also, for adults, there is the Bronze course which involves first aid training and certification. The RLSS offers adult classes of the certifications that can operate around work hours, evenings, and weekends. The Standard First Aid award is a 16-hour course (required for employment in Canada.)

The RLSS Cayman Islands operates all programmes on a simple low-cost formula of $10CI/pp/hour.

The RLSS CI Executive Director Craig Amundsen teaches all the programmes.

The Royal Life Saving Society, Cayman Islands is a registered non-profit organisation.  Its mandate is drowning prevention and reducing water-related injuries. The organisation is recognised by and affiliated with the Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth, the Royal Life Saving Society Canada (BC and Yukon Branch) and the Caribbean Lifesaving Associations.

For additional information, contact [email protected] or call, (345)323-3394.