The Youth Basin Training Camp is Back!

After two seasons of COVID, we are back and have booked The Basin for 10 & 11 September.


  • Anyone from fifteen years or under minimum age in under 14s this coming season.
  • Cadets doing their Bronze Medallion.
  • All Marlins and Dolphins.
  • All youth must be accompanied by a parent with a current Working with Children Check (WWCC).
  • All participants are required to be financial members of the Newport Surf Life Saving Club.

Date & Time

  • Saturday, 10 September and Sunday, 11 September 2022.
  • 9 am ferry from Palm Beach Wharf for a 10 am start.
  • Return Sunday on the 1 pm barge or the 1:20 pm, 2:20 pm or 3:20 pm ferry.


  • Introductory and refresher training for Surf Rescue Certificate and Bronze Medallion.
  • Training in water rescue techniques, CPR, first aid and surf rescue techniques.
  • Fun paddling boards, swimming, rowing surf boats.
  • Introduction to the Surf Lifesaving power craft with Jet Skis and IRBs.
  • Refresher on signals.
  • Training in radio communications and patrolling.


  • Team building exercises and having a great time with your friends or making new ones around the campfire while sharing stories and marshmallows.

Travel Cost

  • Palm Beach Ferry tickets return prices: Adults $16.40/Under 15 $8.20 return.
  • Please pay the ferry driver direct.

Cost including all Food and Camp Site Fees

  • SRC, Bronze Cadets and parents $70.00 per person plus barge cost TBC.
  • Day trippers/visitors’ lunch and snacks $50.
  • Bookings will close on 2 September 2022.
  • The maximum number of participants is 60.


  • All Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch (x2) and Dinner.
  • Bring snacks if you need them.
  • Please let us know if you have any allergies! The booking system will prompt you for this information.

What to bring

  1. Drink bottle
  2. Small tent or (a share in a tent)
  3. swimmers
  4. Wetsuit
  5. Two towels (they get wet!)
  6. Warm clothing
  7. Sleeping bag
  8. Pillow
  9. Torch
  10. Toiletries
  11. Eating utensils
  12. Plates and bowls
  13. Pink rashies (or yellow Newport rashie)
  14. Lifejacket (if you have one)

DO NOT bring any electronic devices.


  • Each child needs to have adult supervision, for before and after activities.
  • We will be requesting assistance from parents for campsite help such as BBQ, breakfast, sandwiches etc. Please let us know if you are available.
  • PLEASE MAKE US AWARE OF ANY MEDICAL CONDITIONS THAT WE MAY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT (the booking system will prompt you for this information).
  • All participants are required to be financial members of the Newport Surf Lifesaving Club.
  • Please BOOK AND PAY before 2 September 2022.
  • Enquiries: Nick 0425 262 753 or Brendo 0404 865 012.