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Longfellows WHALE Tales

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Longfellows WHALE Tales

The American Red Cross Longfellows WHALE Tales course is a water safety program designed for students in grades 3-5. The course teaches students about water safety and what to do if they find themselves in a dangerous situation. The course is divided into four modules: Water Watchers, Reach & Throw, Don't Go Out Alone, and Emergency Preparation. Each module contains a lesson, activity, and game.

Module 1 - Water Watchers
The first module, Water Watchers, teach students how to be safe around water. They learn about the dangers of swimming alone and how to identify a lifeguard. They also learn about the different types of rescue equipment and how to use them.

Module 2 - Reach & Throw
The second module, Reach & Throw, teaches students how to throw a line to save someone who is in trouble in the water. They learn about the different types of lines and how to use them. They also learn about the importance of staying calm in an emergency situation.

Module 3 - Don't Go Out Alone
The third module, Don't Go Out Alone, teaches students about the dangers of going out into the water alone. They learn about rip currents and how to identify them. They also learn about what to do if they get caught in a rip current.

Module 4 - Emergency Preparation
The fourth module, Emergency Preparation, teaches students what to do in an emergency situation. They learn about 911 and when to call for help. They also learn about first aid and CPR.

The American Red Cross Longfellows WHALE Tales course is a great way for students to learn about water safety. The course is divided into four modules, each of which contains a lesson, activity, and game. By taking this course, students will be better prepared if they find themselves in a dangerous situation.

Visit Lifeguard LI or Contact us at (516) 405-0676 for more details about signing up for a Longfellows WHALE Tales course on Long Island, NY.