INTRODUCING THE

DIRECTORS
 

 

 

Mark and Patty Palma are Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with over 40 years of teaching experienceThe theme of the summer 2019 Purcellville Baptist Church/UW Swim Camp is Beyond The Gold. There are five Beyond The Gold Principles. Each Day we will highlight a new principle through an exciting bible story. 

Day 1 : Teamwork
Day 2 : Perseverance 
Day 3 : Respect
Day 4 : Sacrifice  
Day 5 : Strategy

 

Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 9:24, 25

SIGN UP YOUR

CHILD FOR

SWIM CAMP

SEE BELOW FOR LEVELS

DESCRIPTIONS OF

SWIM LEVELS


Level One: (WATER EXPLORATION)
THE OBJECTIVE IS TO HELP STUDENTS FEEL COMFORTABLE IN THE WATER AND TO ENJOY THE WATER SAFELY. STUDENTS WILL LEARN ELEMENTARY WATER SKILLS;WHICH THEY CAN BUILD ON AS THEY PROGRESS THROUGH THE VARIOUS LEVELS. THEY WILL BECOME ORIENTED TO THE AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT; FULLY SUBMERGE FACE (3 SECONDS).

 

LEVEL TWO: (PRIMARY SKILLS)
STUDENTS WILL GAIN SUCCESS WITH FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS AND LEARN TO FLOAT WITH SUPPORT; LEARN BASIC SELF-HELP RESCUE SKILLS; FULLY SUBMERGE HEAD (3 SECONDS); RETREIVE OBJECTS IN CHEST DEEP WATER; ORIENTATION TO DEEP WATER WITH SUPPORT; FRONT/BACK FLOAT UNSUPPORTED; UNSUPPORTED BACK FLOAT OR GLIDE (5 SECONDS); LEVELING OFF FROM VERTICAL POSITION; RHYTHMIC BREATHING (BOB 10 TIMES); COMBINED STROKE FRONT/BACK USING KICK/ARM MOVEMENTS (5 YARDS).

 

LEVEL THREE: (STROKE READINESS)
STUDENTS LEARN TO COORDINATE FRONT/BACK CRAWL. ELEMENTARY  BACKSTROKE AND FUNDAMENTALS OF TREADING WATER WILL BE INTRODUCED. THEY WILL ALSO LEARN TO RETRIEVE OBJECTS, EYES OPEN, NO SUPPORT, BOB AND SUBMERGE HEAD COMPLETELY, BOB IN WATER SLIGHTLY OVER HEAD TO TRAVEL TO SAFE AREA; JUMP INTO DEEP WATER FROM SIDE OF POOL; KNEELING DIVE AND COMPACT DIVE FROM SIDE OF POOL; FRONT/BACK GLIDE WITH PUSH OFF (2 BODY LENGTHS); COORDINATE ARM STROKE FOR CRAWL WITH BREATHING TO SIDE; COORDINATE BACK CRAWL; ELEMENTARY BACK STROKE (10 YARDS); AND REVERSE DIRECTION WHILE SWIMMING ON FRONT/BACK. 

LEVEL FOUR: (STROKE IMPROVEMENT)
HEADFIRST ENTRY FROM THE SIDE IN COMPACT AND STRIDE POSITIONS; SWIMMING UNDER WATER; FEET FIRST SURFACE DIVE; SURVIVAL SWIMMING; FRONT CRAWL AND BACKSTROKE OPEN TURNS; TREADING WATER USING TWO DIFFERENT KICKS; FRONT AND BACK CRAWL, ELEMENTARY BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, SIDESTROKE AND BUTTERFLY. *INSTRUCTORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MOVE CHILDREN AFTER DAY 1 BASED ON SKILL LEVEL.

COST

$55 for first child; $45 for each 
additional child in family. maximum $190 per family.

DAILY SCHEDULE

SESSION I 9:00-9:35 level 1: swim instruction
              9:35-9:45 level 1: Bible/sport story

SESSION II 9:35-9:45 level 2: bible/sport story
              9:45-10:20 level 2: swim instruction
             10:20-10:25 level 2: free swim

SESSION III 10:25-11:05 level 3: swim instruction
               11:05-11:15 level 3: free swim
               11:15-11:25 level 3: bible/sport story

LUNCH 11:25-1:00

SESSION IV 1:00-1:35 levels 1&2: swim instruction
               1:35-1:40 levels 1&2: free swim
               1:40-1:50 levels 1&2: Bible/sport story

SESSION V 1:50-2:30 level 3: swim instruction
               2:30-2:40 level 3: free swim
               2:40-2:50 bible/sport story

SESSION VI 2:40-2:50 level 4: Bible/sport story
               2:50-3:35 level 4: Swim instruction
               3:35-2:45 level 4: free swim

 

HOW CAN WE PRAY FOR YOU?

PURCELLVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH

Phone: (540) 338-6400

churchoffice@purbap.org

601 Yaxley Drive

Purcellville, VA 20132

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