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Bronze Camp (13-18 years)

Bronze Camp is a specific course aimed at 13 to 18 year olds who wish to become active lifesavers at Brighton Life Saving Club and is a great opportunity for wider community participation to develop water safety skills.

The camp teaches vital skills needed to rescue and resuscitate a person. It also teaches basic first aid skills.

The minimum age to become an active lifesaver is 13 years of age.

Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

  • Be a minimum of 13 years of age on the date of the final assessment
  • Have completed a 200 metre swim in five minutes in a pool or open water

Bronze Medallion Certificate

  • Be at least 15 years of old on the date of the final assessment
  • Have completed a 400m swim in under nine minutes in open water

2023 Bronze Camp

The 2023 Bronze Camp is being run from the Monday 11th to Friday 15th December 2023.

(For successful candidates who meet the prerequisite criteria, members can complete their IRB Crew Awards following the successful completion of the Bronze Camp on December 16th & 17th).

Location:  Brighton Life Saving Club
Commences: 8.30am each day
Concludes: 3.30pm each day
Cost: $250 for current financial member

What is included:
  • Course manual and assessment
  • Lunch and refreshments each day
  • Brighton Life Saving Club T-shirt

Note: This does not include your membership costs

What will I learn at Bronze Camp?

You will learn a combination of skills through theory and practical work:

  • The Surf Rescue Certificate
  • The Bronze Medallion (Certificate in Public Safety-Aquatic Rescue)
  • Beach Awareness
  • Patrol Operations
  • Basic First Aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Emergency Care
  • Defibrilation
  • Radio Operations and other forms of communications
  • Hand Signals
  • IRB Awareness

Applying for Bronze Camp 2023

To register your interest and to get information on enrolment details then please email Keziah Melvin at


For new candidates who are not currently members of Brighton Life Saving Club, please head to our Become a Member page to complete a new membership request.


Due to previous years popularity we do take all applicants details as part of a wait list process and allocate out positions accordingly.

We aim to be fair in allocating positions and during this time we appreciate your patience as we will attempt to accommodate all members for a position.