18th Annual Safety Camp Teaches 3rd Graders How to be Safe

Registration Extended Through April 4, 2012

Friday, March 30, 2012

Make sure your 3rd grade child knows how to stay safe! The 18th Annual Safety Camp is designed to enhance each participant’s ability to identify dangerous situations and to recognize proper safety precautions so that they will know what to do when faced with potential danger. Coordinated by Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation and Virginia Beach City Public Schools, sessions are led by a variety of experts from our local community, including police officers, trained water safety instructors, and health professionals.

The 18th Annual Safety Camp will be held during the week of spring break, April 9-13, 2012, at Great Neck Recreation Center, 2521 Shorehaven Drive. The camp is only $89, and every camper receives a free t-shirt, bike helmet, and a backpack with goodies. Transportation is provided from most Virginia Beach Recreation Centers. Camp activities include:

  • Anti-Bullying 
  • Bicycle Safety 
  • Drug Education
  • Emergency Response/911 
  • Home Safety 
  • Internet Safety
  • Personal Safety 
  • Playground Safety 
  • Poison Control
  • Railroad Safety 
  • School Bus Safety 
  • Violence Prevention
  • Water Safety 
  • Wild Animal Safety

Registration has been extended until Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Applications are available at all Virginia Beach Recreation Centers. For more the details contact Betty Edwards at (757) 618-3151 or bjedward@VBgov.com.

Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation’s vision is a balanced, sustainable and value-focused system of parks, recreation and public spaces that creates a sense of community.  We are accredited by CAPRA, the certifying agency of the National Recreation and Park Association. For more information, call (757) 385-1100 (TTY: 711 Virginia Relay), visit VBgov.com/parks or sign up our email newsletters at VBgov.com/enews.​