U14 - Cadet Member
When you turn 13 you can:
Complete your Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC). This is an award available to members who have completed the Nipper Program and can also be an introductory award for new members.
Commence patrolling under the guidance of experienced members.
Start competing at Senior Carnivals.
Water Safety: once your have your SRC you can act as a Water Safety officer for the Nipper Program.
U13 Development Camp
A two night camp for members who are 12-13 yrs old. The camp is focused upon leadership, team building and broadening the members understanding of lifesaving. Applications typically need to be submitted by early February with camp taking place in mid March. Interested members should discuss there interest with the Director of Youth Development.
Champion Junior Lifesaver (CJL)
An opportunity to recognise 13-14 yr old members who go above and beyond in their life saving clubs. Participants going through a series of leadership development workshops, gaining exposure to the array of lifesaving pathways and further development of SRC skills through practical team-based scenarios. Applications typically need to be submitted by late January with the course taking place in late February.
Victorian Winter Development Squad
The Victorian Development Squad is available to all members aged U12-U15. The Squad provides athletes with additional coaching and skill training opportunities throughout the winter. The program includes surf skills, cross training, pool training and competition training and is directed to assist junior athletes in improving their skills and abilities.
Youth High Performance Squad
Available to U13-U15 athletes who have finished in the top three places at the State Championships in an individual event. This exposes participants to the best coaches and athletes in the state.