Summer Camp Details

Scheduled Days, Time and Location:

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00pm-3:00pm Jensen Beach (Green Turtle Beach) 4191 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996

Wednesdays 10:00am-4:00pm  Sailfish Splash 931 SE Ruhnke St, Stuart, FL 34994

Fridays 9:00pm-3:00pm House of Refuge - 301 SE MacArthur Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996


  • Ocean and Beach Environment Safety Awareness.
  • Daily Physical Skills: Morning Workout- stretch, run, and open water swim.
  • USLA Jr. Lifeguard Fun Competition (junior lifeguards can compete in beach sports locally, regionally, nationally and internationally)
  • Oceanography and Environmental Lessons
  • Water sports introduction: Open Water Swimming, Bodysurfing, Bodyboarding, Prone Paddling and Surfing 

Added Benefits:

  • Jr. lifeguard rash guard
  • Full day admission into Sailfish Splash!
  • A free dive trip of the Valentine Wreck behind the House of Refuge
  • Admission fee to tour the House of Refuge of Martin County, FL
  • MFR certification of completion

The Marine First Responders Junior Lifeguard Summer Camps combines elements of marine safety, lifesaving, lifeguard training and advanced surfing instruction that goes beyond what is offered at most surf camps and private surf lessons or even a destination surf camp. Our summer camp is held at Jensen Beach, The House of Refuge and Sailfish Splash Waterpark, all located within Martin County, Florida. The camp serves residents of Martin County, St. Lucie County and Palm Beach County, including the cities of Jensen Beach, Stuart, Palm City Hobe Sound, Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce and Jupiter.

About Us

Treasure Coast Junior Lifeguards

Based in Martin County, Florida, Marine First Responders is staffed by highly trained marine safety personnel dedicated to minimizing risk and maximizing safety on the water. Each summer we host a Junior Lifeguard summer camps for youths 9-14 combining comprehensive water safety education and training with FUN activities, such as surfing, prone paddling boarding, free diving and challenging beach games to build confidence, promote fitness and instill core values of teamwork and leadership. And most important finding their passion for the ocean at our surf camps. Your child will develop a strong foundation for water safety, ocean awareness and respect for the marine environment. The sports and recreation education camp is held on Hutchinson Island at Jensen Beach and Sailfish Splash Waterpark in Martin County and includes a guided free diving lesson on the Georges Valentine Shipwreck Dive Site, located off the House of Refuge in Stuart.

Surfing Lifeguards

Hosted by Marine First Responders

 Marine First Responders respects the marine environment and its community and is dedicated to minimizing the risk and maximizing safety on the water through water safety education offering the Treasure Coast Jr. lifeguard summer camps and marine safety services for aquatic events. Marine First Responders’ specialized training and education is paramount for anyone who spends time on the water, with the skills to stay safe — and to act as a first responder to aid someone in danger. With the belief that more prevention means fewer rescues, our community will learn to identify and assess risk in the ever-changing marine environment, acquire safety skills and learn advanced rescue techniques and life-saving procedures at our surf camps . Paramedics, nurses, and doctors can not save people without the assistance of first responders. With training from Marine First Responders, you can learn to be an essential  link in the chain of survival.

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Our Mission

The company's ambition is to create a position of increased water safety at our junior lifeguard guard summer camps in our communities of Martin County: Jensen Beach, Stuart, Hobe Sound, Palm City and St. Lucie County: Port St. Lucie and Fort Pierce. Our goal is to build a community of skilled, water oriented individuals who are actively alert, helpful and cooperative in the marine environment at our surf camps.

Summer Competition 2020

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June,TBA

Pompano Beach "Junior Lifeguard Summer Opener"

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday/Thursday

June,TBA

Pompano Beach "Junior Lifeguard Summer Opener"

Just north of Pompano Beach Pier between towers 6 & 7. First event at 9:00am.  For more information email: pompguards@gmail.com or tcjuniorl...

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday/Thursday

June, TBA

Fort Lauderdale Junior Lifeguard State Championships ($10 per competitor)

Registration starts @ 8:00am - 9:00am

Saturday

June, TBA

Fort Lauderdale Junior Lifeguard State Championships ($10 per competitor)

1000 Seabreeze BLVD. Fort Lauderdale, Fl. 33316

Registration starts @ 8:00am - 9:00am

Saturday

July, TBA

USLA Junior Lifeguard Regional Competition

8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday

July, TBA

USLA Junior Lifeguard Regional Competition

Lake Worth Pier
10 S. Ocean Blvd.
Lake Worth, Florida  33460
United States

for more info:

https://www.usla.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=122...

8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday

July, TBA

Treasure Coast "Summer Finale" Junior Lifeguard Competition

9:00am - 3:00pm

Jensen Beach Park (Southend) Martin County

July, TBA

Treasure Coast "Summer Finale" Junior Lifeguard Competition

9:00am - 3:00pm

Jensen Beach Park (Southend) Martin County

Contact Us

Get in Touch!

Are you ready to get started?

If you have questions about the  opportunities available to you in our summer camps, surf camps feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Marine First Responders

660 Southwest Bryant Avenue, Suite 5, Stuart, Florida 34994, United States

(772) 485-5960

Hours

Today

Closed

Monday - Friday: 9:00am-3:00pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed