After School Program
GENERAL AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM INFORMATION
Programs are available Monday afternoons from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Safety Academy provides a safe and fun environment for kids to unwind after school. A minimum of 8 students is required for 1.5 hours of programming. Reservations for after-school programs must be made one week in advance of your program date. After School Program fees are $40 and must be paid in full prior to the initial class. Registration and program fees can be completed online.
Children may bring a snack in with them if needed.
Students learn about the rules of the road. They also learn about being a safe pedestrian. Students will learn to safely cross at crosswalks, follow traffic signs and signals, and more. They have the opportunity to practice these skills on the mini sized town with mini cars, traffic signs, and crosswalks.
Traffic & Pedestrian Safety
Students will learn about the importance of buckling up in the car/riding in a seat that is appropriate for them. A demonstration vehicle seat and child car seat will be used to show proper seat belt fit. Students will also watch a short video to reinforce the message and will complete a coloring/worksheet activity to conclude.
Motor Vehicle Safety
Students bring their helmets along to learn all about bike safety and the importance of wearing a helmet. Rules of the road and general bike safety tips presented. Helmets will be checked for proper fit and then children will practice the skills learned on bikes and scooters.
Students will get to tour the Center for Childhood Safety’s Mobile Safety Unit to learn about how to stay safe in the various rooms of a home. This includes kitchen safety, stair safety, toy safety, bathroom safety, poison safety, water safety, and pet/animal safety.