Fairhaven Newsletter – August 18, 2017

The latest Fairhaven SLSC Newsletter is now available:

  • New Committee Members and Delegates
  • Position Vacant
  • Nancy Joseph – Life Member LSV
  • Grant helps Fairhaven SLSC protect the environment
  • Early dates for your calendar
  • Membership info

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Lifesaving Camp 2017

The Fairhaven Training and Assessment Team are pleased to announce that registrations are open for the Fairhaven Lifesaving Camp, running once again this December from the 10th to the 16th for Bronze and Silver Candidates.

The Lifesaving Camp is the pinnacle of training at Fairhaven and is a fun and rewarding week for all involved.

Places are strictly limited and we cannot hold places so please register ASAP if you are interested!

Registration can be completed very easily online via the following links on the Fairhaven SLSC Training and Assessment page:

Go To: Instructor Expression of Interest Form
Go To: Bronze Candidate Registration Form
Go To: Silver Candidate Registration Form

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact our team at: [email protected]

LSV Leadership Development Workshop Reflection – Maddy Green

As a young female in lifesaving, I’m continually inspired by the incredible role models in our movement.

On the 23rd of February I was fortunate enough to attend LSV’s Leadership Development Workshop and meet one of such women, Kate Bell.

Kate was the first female, and youngest ever President of Mentone LSC and hearing about how she overcame the attitudes of some club members, and the positive change she was able to induce within her club opened my eyes to the impact a relatively young person can have within an organization, and made me question what I want my impact to be as I continue my development within lifesaving.

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Victorian Masters Championships – Lorne

The Fairhaven Sports Team competed at the Masters Championships at Lorne on Saturday Feb.11. In what can only be described as an amazing day, every single member of our competition team won a gold medal.

In total the team won 18 Gold 12 Silver & 5 Bronze medals on the day. An outstanding performance for a team of only 11 competitors.

Congratulations to all our Masters team members. You did our club proud.

Full Results

National Leadership College 2017 Reflection – Michael Henderson

In the second week of February this year, 28 young surf lifesavers began the week-long journey that was the 2017 SLSA National Leadership College.

As is often the case with programs of this nature, much of the week was an unknown quantity, and there was a feeling of nervous excitement across the assembled group from clubs across Australia.

All knew that the experience would push them outside of their comfort zone, and into a space where networks and lifelong connections would be formed, however few realised how significant the events of the week would be.

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