The deep water test is a water confidence test given to all campers, staff,volunteers, and community use participants who wish to swim beyond the shallow swimming area both in the Whoa Zone and in the lake. The test is normally given to campers and staff the day they arrive with their cabin group. People who pass the deep water tests may participate in the following:

Green:

Water-skiing, wake boarding, sailing, kayaking, SUPs, and  canoeing,  and all participate in all the
activities located in the deeper area of the H2Whoa Zone

Red:

Can swim in the shallow area of the Whoa Zone
during a supervised activity with a lifeguard in the water.
May go canoeing.

The following tests will be used to determine swimming ability:

Green:

Two lengths of the enclosed swimming area
(approximately 50-60meters) only swimming on stomach (no backstrokes or
floating) with head above water part of the time. Campers may not swim under water the entire length of the swim test. Tread water for 2 minutes.

Red:

Don’t wish to take the swim test or don’t complete the swim test. All campers are given a second chance on the second day of camp to try to complete the test.