Health and Safety
Whether on land or in the water, CELP is committed to the health and safety of our guests. The following list highlights some of our program’s safety guidelines:
- CELP Instructors are certified as American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguards trained in CPR, AED, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen.
- CELP staff undergo extensive training in program safety and emergency preparedness for both land and water.
- CELP maintains a supervision ratio of one staff for up to 15 students, plus at least one school chaperone for each activity group
- CELP guests receive an orientation upon arrival that includes the camp rules and safety guidelines.
- CELP staff review program safety procedures with participants before and during activities.
- CELP program supplies and equipment undergo routine safety inspections.
- CELP groups are linked to the program directors and emergency services through land and marine radio communication. Baywatch Isthmus and the LA County Sheriff can provide emergency services via water, ground, and air.
- CELP maintains a dispensary equipped with first aid supplies. Schools manage the dispensing of medication to their students. Locked medication storage is provided.
- CELP keeps an AED on site. Staff receive AED training through the American Red Cross
- CELP provides schools and parents with camp emergency contact information. Please see the School Handbook for more information.
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