Safety Town Curriculum

 
 

Fire Safety

Fire Safety curriculum includes a visit to the Barrington Fire Station to meet the fire fighters, see their equipment, and learn important lessons about what to do in case of a fire.

Barrington Fire Department – Supplies information on the department and its services including CPR, fire extinguisher training and fire prevention.

http://www.barrington-il.gov/Departments/FireDepartment/index.html

Fire Safe Kids - http://www.state.il.us/kids/fire/

This is the Illinois State Fire Marshal's site just for kids.  Inside you'll find lots of things to help you learn more about fire safety.

 

Stranger Danger

Officer Friendly visits with the campers to discuss Stranger Danger.  Songs and games reinforce lessons.   Officers also reinforce what a police officer does and what tools he uses to do his job.  Campers will also learn when/how to dial 911.  Camp includes a trip to the Barrington Police Station to see where the officers work.

Barrington Police Department – provides an overview of services provided by the department as well as a list of links to other related sites. http://www.barrington-il.gov/Departments/PoliceDepartment/index.html

Stanger Danger -  http://www.missingkids.org/

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children hosts this site.  It is primarily for parents and has great information on helping your child stay safe.  Also, it has information on Internet Safety for children and teens.

 

Poison COntrol

A school nurse visits Safety Town to teach the campers the dangers of household poisons, including cleaning supplies and pharmaceuticals.

 

good touch/bad Touch

Victor Pasini will present his Erin's Law Presentation, "Be Seen and Heard"

Safety Rangerswww.ceco.electricuniverse.com/safetyrangers/html/parentinfo.html

This site has great information and you can register to receive on-going information by mail for your children.  It is lots of fun.

Good Touch Bad Touch – gives information on how to have the difficult discussion regarding abuse with your children.

http://goodtouchbadtouch.com/.
Be Seen Be Heard- https://www.victorpacini.com/

 

Pet and Toy Safety

Children learn how service dogs keep people safe, discuss how to observe good safety rules with their toys, and learn about animal safety. 

 

Toy Safety – This site for parents list toys that are deemed unsafe by state public interest groups based on reports of adverse events.

http://www.toysafety.net/

 

Pedestrian Safety

Campers will learn the importance of safely riding in a car, understanding traffic signals, learning not to play in and around cars, understanding the importance of seat belts, and learning the 1-2-3 rule- look left, right left.  Additionally, they will learn the importance of safety around streets and driveways.

 

RailRoad Safety

Train Safety is taught to campers by the Union Pacific Railway

Operation Lifesaver – teaches safety information for preventing accidents around trains, railway operations, and railroad tracks. The site features the Look, Listen, and Live activities.

http://www.oli.org/for_kids/