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Safety Town

Safety Town is is a two-week educational summer program for children sponsored by the Barrington Junior Women’s Club. Safety Town participants learn important safety lessons through hands-on activities and demonstrations. During the two-week session, children attend classes Monday through Friday for two and a half hours each day at the Orchard Church in Barrington (see schedule and location information below).

Safety Town 2014
June 16th - 27thSession 1 9:00am-11:30amSession 2 12:30pm-3:00pm
July 14th - 25thSession 3 9:00am-11:30amSession 4 12:30pm-3:00pm

The Safety Town permanent site (shown above), located at the Orchard Church of Barrington (address: 1301 S Grove Ave), was built in 1997 through community support and is an integral part of the program. This miniature layout of a town was built to give children hands-on experience in using safety skills. Safety topics covered include pedestrian, motorist, fire, bicycle, water, poison, electrical, animal and playground safety as well as stranger danger. Movies, songs, poems, art and field trips to the Barrington Police & Fire Department are also included in the program to help children enjoy and understand safety rules and lessons.

Enrollment Information

Children residing in Barrington and surrounding communities (Lake Zurich, Palatine, Fox River Grove, Cary, Carpentersville, etc.) who will be entering kindergarten or first grade (must be 5 years old by 9/1/2014) will be able to participate as a Safety Town Camper. Safety Town enrollment fee is $100. Scholarships are available based on financial need. To request a scholarship, please email by April 30.

arrowSafety Town open registration will be on Saturday, April 26th from 8:30am-11:00am. Download Camper / Volunteer forms (here) after March 15, 2014

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2013/14 co-chairs are:
Cindy Kuesis
Angela Wilcox
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