Welcome to OC Junior Guards!

OC Junior Guards is an ocean safety program run and taught by Orange County Lifeguards. The program teaches students ocean safety fundamentals, lifesaving skills and respect for the ocean environment through a fun and experiential curriculum. Students are taught by professional ocean lifeguards who work the beaches and draw from their experience and knowledge to teach students how to be ocean-aware, ocean-skilled and ocean-safe.

Participant Ages-
  • 8-15 years old
  • Participant must be 8 years old by the first day of participation
  • Strands Beach
  • 34116 Selva Road, Dana Point, CA 92629
  • Drop off and pick up is in the north end of the parking lot
  • Students will walk to and from beach camp in their groups with an instructor present

Dates & Times-
  • All Weeks Run Monday-Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Students may enroll in any combination of weeks.
 CLOSEDWeek 1 [$ 265] : 6/10/2024 - 6/14/2024(Deadline 5/31/2024)
 CLOSEDWeek 2 [$ 265] : 6/17/2024 - 6/21/2024(Deadline 6/7/2024)
 ( 23 Available )Week 3 [$ 265] : 6/24/2024 - 6/28/2024(Deadline 6/14/2024)
 ( 29 Available )Week 4 [$ 265] : 7/8/2024 - 7/12/2024(Deadline 6/28/2024)
 ( 14 Available )Week 5 [$ 265] : 7/15/2024 - 7/19/2024(Deadline 7/5/2024)
 ( 20 Available )Week 6 [$ 265] : 7/22/2024 - 7/26/2024(Deadline 7/12/2024)
 ( 41 Available )Week 7 [$ 265] : 7/29/2024 - 8/2/2024(Deadline 7/19/2024)
  • $ 265 per one-week per child

Enrollment Policy-
  • Enrollment opens Feb. 1st, 2023
  • Enrollment will be on first come, first serve basis. Space may be limited.
  • Payment must be received in full at the time of enrollment
  • All customers must have registered an online account with OCJG. New Customers [Register Here]
  • Enroll by logging into OCJG customer account and paying for week(s) in full. Returning Customers [Log in Here]
  • New students (have never participated in OCJG) must complete a swim test prior to participation in the program
  • The swim test must be completed no later than 7 days in advance of the week of enrollment. Failure to complete the swim test by the 7 day deadline will result in the student being dropped from the session with no refund
  • Returning students are exempt from the swim test

Cancellation Policy-
  • There is a $50.00 cancellation charge per week per child cancelled.
  • Cancellation requests must be made no later than 7 days prior to the start of the session of enrollment to receive a refund.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations requested less than 7 days prior to the start of the session.
  • Enrolled Junior Guards who cannot pass the swim test will receive a full refund. Swim test results must be verified by the swim test provider to be eligible for a refund.
  • Refunds must be requested in writing to [OCJG Customer Service]