Junior Lifeguard Challenge

About Junior Lifeguard Challenge

Gear up for our Junior Lifeguard Challenge! Your body and mind will be tested as you work together as a unified team. Learn how to save lives on land and in water. Learn survival skills, communication skills, strength training and fitness. Grab a friend and get ready! Limited to 24 participants each week.

Test your underwater agility and precision, as you carry out tasks that chisel your mental sharpness, functional preparedness and readiness. Exercises will be water to land to water: Swim -> Out of the pool to perform beach-ready rescues -> Paddle across the water to your waiting team -> Work together to solve puzzles and prove your team’s strength as a rescue team -> Race out of the water and across a field, through obstacles -> Then back to the water for more!
This is a dynamic, communication-and team-centric camp geared for the 9-14 year olds who want to create and be part of an exciting group. Be prepared to storm the beach!

Age 9 – 14 (by the first day of camp)
Demonstrate continuous 75 yards of freestyle with side breathing
Tread water for one minute
Submerge and swim 10 feet under water

Schedule & Pricing for Junior Lifeguard Challenge

$360/week: 8:45am – 2:00pm
Sibling discount: Receive a 10% sibling discount off for each additional sibling registering for Camp Rinconada. Discount based on the highest priced camp. One discount per child. Call or visit the Service Center (650) 463-4914 to register with this discount.

2019 Camp Schedule
June 3-7
June 10-14
June 17-21
June 24-28
July 1-5
July 8-12
July 15-19
July 22-26
July 29 – August 2
August 5-9
August 12-16
Ages 9-14 Camp: 8:45am – 2:00pm

Coaches / Instructors

Instruction and activities for our Junior Lifeguard camp are led by one of our senior Palo Alto Swim and Sport lifeguards.

Camp Rinconada is directed by a year-round professional staff who focus on quality, safety, enjoyment, efficiency, and value. The well-being of each camper is our primary concern and campers are under constant supervision.

Policies & Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do you need to bring?
A: Children will need their swimsuits, towel, sunscreen, extra clothes and a lunch. We provide small snacks.

Q: What if my child requires a different level of swim instruction than other campers?
A: Campers will be assessed on the first day and taught in groups based on their swim ability and level.


Camp Rinconada Cancellation Policy
Cancellation up to one month from the date of camp…Full Refund
Cancellation between 4-2 weeks before the date of camp… Full Credit to Account
Cancellation within two weeks before the date of camp…No credit, No refund

After registration, you may switch to another camp ONE time only. Switching to another camp is prohibited up to 14 days before the camps date (this may vary depending on registration numbers of desired week).

Conduct and Safety
The camp is directed by a year-round professional staff who focus on quality, safety, enjoyment, efficiency, and value. The head coach is an experienced aquatics instructor/coach with a skill emphasis on childhood development. The head coach is assisted by counselors with experience in promoting safe and fun activities. The well-being of each camper is our primary concern. Campers are under constant supervision by the camp director, head coach, or counselors.