Kids Graduate from Safety Town

EUGENE, Ore. — Lots of smiles, but, no caps and gowns for this graduation ceremony. More than a hundred pre-kindergarteners are the newest graduates of Safety Town. During Friday’s ceremony, a record 128 kids demonstrated their new skills and knowledge. Over the last two weeks, they learned all about bicycle, pedestrian, poison, fire, earthquake and … Continue reading »

Springfield Safety Town Camp Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An important summer camp for kids kicked off Monday in Springfield. Safety Town, as it’s called, teaches young boys and girls how to keep themselves safe in a variety of different situations. The two-week-long camp is for children entering kindergarten this fall, and is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. It’s happening at … Continue reading »

Safety Town Kicks Off In Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– A great summer program that teaches kindergartners life saving lessons starts Monday at Mount Vernon Elementary School in Springfield. The focus is on pedestrian and bicycle safety. Children will learn how to cross the street safely with the all important mantra, “Stop, look, and listen.” The program also covers poison safety, fire safety, … Continue reading »

Safety Town Registration Opens

EUGENE, Ore. – Registration for the 2014 Safety Town opened Tuesday. Safety Town is a two-week program that introduces pre-school children to safety topics including pedestrian, bicycle, school bus, poison, fire, gun, home and water safety. Children will learn safety through instructions, songs and hands-on activities. Safety Town students will have an opportunity to explore … Continue reading »

Interview: Eugene 2014 Safety Town

EUGENE, Ore. — The dates are in the books for the 2014 Eugene Safety Town. Mark your calendars for July 14-25. Safety Town is a two-week educational program put on by the Eugene Police Department. It introduces pre-kindergarten children to safety awareness. Click on the video above to learn more about the program.

Students Graduated from Safety Town

EUGENE, Ore. — About 140 pre-kindergarten students graduated from safety camp Friday morning. The Safety Town camp teaches kids all about safety in their homes and outside. Different activities help demonstrate skills like “stop, look and listen” and playing nice on the playground. “Graduation day is so special, you see the kids just beaming with … Continue reading »

Kids Learn Safety Skills at Safety Town

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 140 pre-kindergartners will get the chance to learn about safety over the next two weeks. The Safety Town child safety program starts Monday. Children will learn more than 20 safety topics throughout the two-week long camp. Monday began with an opening ceremony, followed by the children getting the chance to … Continue reading »

Kids Visit Safety Town

EUGENE, Ore. — Local kids got some basic safety tips and had fun in the process Thursday. Those kids, who are getting ready to enter kindergarten, got to spend some time in Safety Town. There they got a hands-on lesson in everything from water safety to gun safety. Organizers say that while these kids may … Continue reading »