June 23rd-25th, Fri to Sun
Who Can Go:
Campers Age 15 & Older
Event Fee:
Deans Letter:
Coming Soon!
Guides & Health Forms:

Come spend an invigorating few days in the lake learning everything you need to know to become a Red Cross certified Lifeguard! (includes Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module, First Aid, CPR, and AED certification) The course consists of an in-water pre-test, lectures and videos, on-land and in-water skills sessions, final written tests, and final in-water skills scenarios.

Space is very limited so register early. The price includes all lodging, meals, and course materials.

Minimum of four (4) / maximum of eight (8) participants to run a course. Must be 15 years old by the last day of class to register.


Arrival time is 9 AM on June 23 and the session will be complete by 4 PM on June 25.


Requirements PRIOR to first in-person class:

  • Roughly 7 hours of online work to be completed BEFORE first class. The link will be provided via email within a week of registering.

Skill Assessment upon arriving at Pilgrim Lodge before coursework begins:

  • Successfully complete ALL prerequisite skills
  • Swim 500 yards continuously using a combination of front crawl and breaststroke
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
  • Swim 20 yards, retrieve 10-pound object from bottom of the deep end, swim on back holding object with both hands to shallow end and exit pool without a ladder.

Requirements DURING in-person classes:

  • Attend all classes
  • Successfully demonstrate competency in all skills and rescue scenarios
  • Pass two in-water final scenario tests
  • Pass the written exams with 80% or better

You will receive an email with more details and information to complete the online coursework a month prior to the beginning of the course.

​Refund Policy: If cancellation occurs within 2 weeks of the given course, a 100% refund will be allowed. If the course is not passed, no refund will be given.