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There are two exciting life safety camps for children that will be offered this summer, including the Heroes' Safety Camp and the Fire & Life Safety Summer Camp.

Heroes' Safety CampKids Camp participant spraying fire hose

The Cedar Rapids Fire Department and Cedar Rapids Police Department are co-sponsoring a Heroes' Safety Camp for children.  The camp uses fun hands-on activities and games to teach children valuable life safety education.

Topics include 911 emergencies, bicycle safety, first aid, poison safety, stranger danger, vehicle safety, water safety, and weather safety.  Children will visit the City's Joint Communications Center, tour a fire station, and meet a bike patrol officer.

The Safe Kids Heroes' Safety Camp is for children ages 6 through 8. Camp will be held at the Cedar Rapids Fire Department Central Fire Station, 713 1st Avenue SE. 

Date: Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21, 2017, 9 a.m. - Noon

Fee: $100 for the one-week Camp (payment is due on the first day of Camp)

Registration begins April 1st, 2017

Registration Form

Fire & Life Safety Summer CampKids Camp Participants with fire truck and planning escape routes
The Cedar Rapids Fire Department is hosting a one-week Fire & Life Safety Summer Camp for children consisting of safety education and fun, hands-on activities.  The educational topics include home fire escape planning, smoke alarm education, how to recognize and handle 911 emergencies, burn prevention, bicycle helmet safety, stranger danger, and first aid.  Activities include spraying a fire hose, fire truck rides, meeting Tillie - the arson dog, a trip to the 911 dispatch center and much more.  

The Fire & Life Safety Camp is for children ages 6 through 8. Camp will be held at the Cedar Rapids Fire Department Central Fire Station, 713 1st Avenue SE. 

Date: Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16, 2017, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Fee: $100 for the one-week Camp (payment is due on the first day of Camp)

Registration Form

For more information:  Contact Nicky Stansell, Public Education Manager at 319-286-5268 or E-mail n.stansell@cedar-rapids.org.
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