Safety Town is held at Lincoln Elementary School 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)
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.
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..
REGISTRATION FEE: $40.00/child
Children attending Daycare facilities should contact their daycare & arrange transportation to & from Safety Town
*Gahanna Safety Town is open to ALL children going into kindergarten regardless where they live!
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.