Assateague State Park 2014 Junior Beach Patrol Program

Get a taste of what it’s like being a part of the Assateague State Park Beach Patrol by training with the lifeguards! Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and get involved with many different components of lifeguarding, including lessons about beach and ocean ecology; basic surf rescue techniques; physical fitness challenges; and rescue equipment and how it is used.

children participating in a Junior Beach Patrol activity

This camp is open to Assateague State Park campers as well as Day Use visitors. Camp meets at Lifeguard Office at Assateague State Park Concession building. The cost is $10 per participant for the 2-day camp. For more information about the Assateague State Park Junior Beach Patrol, contact us at (410) 641-2918 (Ranger Station opens April 23, 2014).

Registration for the 2014 Junior Beach Patrol Program will be available beginning April 23, 2014. At that time, an online registration form will be available or you can register in person at the State Park Ranger Station.

Junior Beach Patrol Program

Ages: 7 – 15
Wednesdays and Thursdays (2-day session)
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Session 1: June 18th & June 19th
  • Session 2: June 25th & June 26th
  • Session 3: July 2nd & July 3rd
  • Session 4: July 9th & July 10th
  • Session 5: July 16th & July 17th
  • Session 6: July 23rd & July 24th
  • Session 7: July 30th & July 31st
  • Session 8: August 6th & August 7th
  • Session 9: August 13 & August 14th

* Equipment is provided. Registered participants receive a water bottle and certificate of completion. Participants should wear bathing suits, sunscreen, and hats are recommended. Service charge of $10 per participant. Pre-registration beginning April 23, 2014 by phone or e-mail is recommended. Space is limited.

Click here to download the 2014 Junior Beach Patrol Registration Form

Full payment will be collected upon check-in at first session of Junior Beach Patrol Program.
Please mail application to:
Assateague State Park - Junior Beach Patrol
7307 Stephen Decatur Highway
Berlin, MD 21811