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North Curly Nippers Noticeboard

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Check here regularly for any notices specific to Nippers activities:

SRC will be completed early in the season this year. If you have a child that is interested in completing their SRC, contact Natasha Spencer at jac-education@nccslsc.com.au
If you need information on how to register for North Curly Nippers, make sure you visit our Membership section for details on what to do
For the more details and latest information on all that is happening around the club, visit our Activities & News section

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Proud Supporters of Our Nippers


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What are Nippers (Junior Activities) ?

Junior Activities Life Saving is commonly known as "Nippers" and is made up of infants, primary and secondary school aged children, in the Under 6 to the Under 14 age group.

The aim of the North Curl Curl SLSC is to develop and educate Junior Activities Members, as required by the Surf Life Saving Australia 'Surf ED' program, and to promote progression and integration into the senior ranks of the club.

Competition is also available to those who wish, at interclub and State level throughout the season. Nippers are held each Sunday Morning throughout the summer season within the club.

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Welcome to Nippers at North Curly

Information for Nippers

For all you need to know about the start 2016/2017 Nippers Season at North Curly, including

  • key calendar dates and schedules
  • training details
  • clothing information
  • hiring club boards
  • how you can get involved
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    Surf Rescue Certificate Training Starts Early for 2016/2017 Season

    Attention Under 14 North Curl Curl Nippers (Under 14s for season 2016/2017 and will be aged 13 on or prior to 30 September 2016)

    Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) will be completed early in the season this year. If you have a child that is interested in completing their SRC, please send expressions of interest to Natasha Spencer at jac-education@nccslsc.com.au. There will also be information table at registration however this will be day prior to course commencing.

    SRC training will begin Monday 12th September, 5:00-6:00pm for the dry component and continue each Monday evening until assessment, which will be on Sunday 30th October at North Curl Curl(time TBA). Wet training will commence 9:00am to 11:00am each Sunday from 9th October until assessment on Sunday 30th October.

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    Team App

    To keep up to date on what is happening with Nippers, make sure you are connected via Team App. Team App is a free, North Curly Nipper specific information platform accessible via smartphone and web browser that allows Nipper families to:

  • have all relevant family members receive required information
  • determine yourself what information you receive
  • select whether to receive push notifications or rely on checking the app yourself
  • Team App puts Nipper Families in control of the Nipper information they receive. For easy instructions on how to access the North Curly Team App, Download Click Here

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    Nippers Age Categories for 2016/2017 Season

    Age groups for all Surf Life Saving members is calculated by the current age as at midnight on September 30th of each year. For example, a child that is 9 years of age as of September 30th 2016, will be categorised as an U10 Nipper for the 2016/2017 season. See the table below for full details:

    U14
    - child has turned 13 on or before September 30th 2016
    U13
    - child has turned 12 on or before September 30th 2016
    U12
    - child has turned 11 on or before September 30th 2016
    U11
    - child has turned 10 on or before September 30th 2016
    U10
    - child has turned 9 on or before September 30th 2016
    U9
    - child has turned 8 on or before September 30th 2016
    U8
    - child has turned 7 on or before September 30th 2016
    U7
    - child has turned 6 on or before September 30th 2016
    U6
    - child has turned 5 on or before September 30th 2016

    Note: A child cannot be involved in a Nippers program until they turn 5 years old (e.g. if a child turns 5 on 1st November, they cannot join in or partake in any activities until 1 November)

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    Age Managers and Age Group Reference Material

    There are a number of reference documents available to Age Managers covering their important role in helping to develop our junior members, as well as all the activities material for the various age groups. These cover from Under 6 to the Under 14 age groups.

    The material is available at the Youth And Membership page on the Branch web site Go To Click Here

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