Apply to COA Camp Safe KidsPublished 7:25pm Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Applications are being accepted for Camp Safe Kids, a free safety day camp for children ages 9 to 11 sponsored by the Cass County Council on Aging.
The camp will be 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18 at the COA Lowe Center, at the corner of M-60 and Decatur Road.
Older adult volunteers act as mentors for the day and lead the kids through lessons and demonstrations about a variety of safety issues.
Topics include first aid, internet safety, abduction prevention, water safety, bicycle safety, fire safety and power line safety. There is also a canine police demonstration. Students will be fitted for bicycle helmets and receive safety information to take home.
Applications are available at the COA Lowe Center front desk or by calling 445-8110 and must be returned by June 11. Space is limited and the camp will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Lunch is furnished courtesy of Midwest Energy. Bicycle helmets underwritten by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Dowagiac Public Safety Department, and Penn Township Fire Department.