*Gahanna Safety Town is open to ALL children going into kindergarten regardless where they live!
Each child is taught the basic rules of pedestrian safety, traffic rules, fire safety & prevention, stranger & personnel safety, school bus safety & conduct, gun, water, animal and poison safety. The children will take a school bus ride and learn school bus basics..
Since 1983, The City of Gahanna, Mifflin Township and the Gahanna Jefferson Schools have operated a one week “Safety Town” program for children entering Kindergarten . At Safety Town children learn all aspects of child safety. Approximately 300 students attend each June and learn to make proper decisions when facing dangerous situations.
Experienced and qualified teachers instruct children in a classroom situation. Each teacher is assisted by one or more teenage helpers. Members of the Mifflin Township Division of Fire – Fire Prevention Bureau, Police Officers and other specialized professionals teach the children using fun, age appropriate materials.
Safety Town is held at Lincoln Elementary School 515 Havens Corners Road in Gahanna.
There is a morning session (8:00 am to 11:00 am) and an afternoon session (12:00 noon to 3:00 pm)
A Certificate of Achievement is given at the graduation ceremony which is held at the end of each session on Friday. Family members are encouraged to attend.
REGISTRATION FEE: $40.00/child
Registration fee includes: A Safety Town T-Shirt & A Bike Helmet both given out at Safety Town
Children attending Daycare facilities should contact their daycare & arrange transportation to & from Safety Town