As businesses begin to re-open, Wisconsin Youth Company offices remain closed and our limited staff are working remotely. We are putting all of our energy into being ready to serve children this summer. Thank you for your patience with our delayed response times.

White Level – Non-Swimmer: My child is not allowed to go in the water, but may play in a designated area away from the water.

Red Level – Beginner Swimmer: My child has little or no swimming experience. My child can enter and exit the water unassisted and put his/her face into water. My child must stay in water no deeper than waist level at pool or beach.

Yellow Level – Intermediate Swimmer: My child has intermediate swimming skills. My child can tread water for at least 20 seconds; swim with arm action and some side breathing; and has been introduced to deep water. My child may swim anywhere within the designated swim area of the swimming pool with water levels up to six feet. My child may participate in canoe, kayak and stand up paddleboard activities, if applicable. In a beach setting at day camp my child will be expected to remain in water no deeper than chest level. My child may use water slides dropping into water up to six feet deep.

Green Level – Advanced Swimmer: My child has advanced swimming skills. My child can tread water for at least one minute; swim for an extended period of time with arm action and side breathing; and is comfortable in deep water. My child may swim in water deeper than six feet. In a beach setting at day camp my child will be expected to remain in water no deeper than chest level. My child may participate in canoe, kayak and stand up paddleboard activities, if applicable. My child may use water slides dropping into water up to six feet deep.

Double Green Level – Advanced Swimmer with Diving Board & Deep Water Slides Permission: My child has advanced swimming skills, as listed for ‘Green Level.’ If available, my child may jump off low diving boards (feet first only and no flips). My child may also use water slides dropping into water deeper than six feet.