Cherokee County Safety Town teaches five-year-old children how to stay safe over three one-week sessions in June. CHEROKEE COUNTY FIRE & EMERGENCY SERVICES

Cherokee parents can sign kids up online for ‘Safety Town’

Online registration is under way for Cherokee County Safety Town, an educational program held over three separate, one-week sessions in June to teach five-year-old children about staying safe around water, animals, poisons and strangers.

Safety Town also teaches youngsters about staying safe on a school bus, their bicycles, on sidewalks, in the car, or in the event of an emergency such as a fire, according to an online posting of Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services. To register:

This year’s sessions are scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, June 3-7, 10-14 and 17-21 at Bascomb Elementary School, 1335 Wyngate Parkway, Woodstock. The $85 registration fee includes five days of safety education, a T-shirt, medal and snacks.

The program serves an average of 240 children every summer. Information:

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