Jr. Lifeguard Program

2022 Jr. Lifeguard Camps sessions are now filled

Please stay tuned to this website and the Town's official social media in Spring 2023 for details on the next round of camps. 

Registration is first-come, first-serve. Please read the information below before downloading and submitting the application and materials. 

These camps are held in two different age groups: 9-12 and 13-17 years old. The camps are taught by staff in the Emerald Isle Fire Department, which includes our Ocean Rescue Lifeguard team. Participants will learn a variety of safety measures on the beach strand and in the water. 

New this year: 

There will two different weeks offered for the 9-12-year-old age group. 

All camp dates are held from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Dates are as follows:

  • Session is now full. Ages 9-12 (Class 1): July 11-14
  • Session is now full. Ages 13-17: July 18-21
  • Session is now full. Ages 9-12 (Class 2): July 25-28

Classes are $100 per participant, and up to 25 participants per camp. 

Sign-up can be completed at the Emerald Isle Fire Department Station 1, 7516 Emerald Drive, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration forms and waiver must be turned in, along with a copy of birth certificate and sports physical for each child. 

Payment is due at the time of registration, with checks made out to Emerald Isle Fire Department. 

If you have additional questions, please contact the EIFD at 252-354-2445. 

Young boy standing on surfboard with female lifeguard