The City of Montgomery conducts Safety Village every summer for children, ages 5 and 6. Safety Village is a one-week, summer safety camp where children learn about various aspects of child safety.
What is Safety Village?
Safety Village is designed to help children make wise decisions in potentially dangerous situations, as well as how to handle emergencies they may encounter. Students learn basic pedestrian and traffic safety rules, personal safety, animal, water, school bus and fire safety.
Where and when is Safety Village held?
Safety Village is held at Montgomery Elementary, new since 2018, for two one-week sessions. Montgomery Elementary is located at 9609 Montgomery Road.
- The first session is held the second week of June; the second session is held the third week of June.
- Each week offers morning classes from 9:00 a.m. to noon or afternoon classes from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Who conducts Safety Village?
The Montgomery Police coordinate and direct the safety program.
- Children will be instructed by a Montgomery police officer and two certified teachers, with assistance from junior high, high school and college students.
- Safety specialists will visit the classes and teach about their respective areas of expertise.
Who can participate in Safety Village?
Children who reside in the City of Montgomery may attend free of charge. Children of nonresidents may also attend, but for a fee of $25 each. Payment is due upon registration, with checks made payable to the City of Montgomery.
How do I register my child?
Registration for Montgomery residents begins in late April. Open registration begins the following week, as space permits. Registrations are made online here.
Registrations will also be accepted at the Montgomery City Hall. Mail-in registrations cannot be accepted for this program. In order to allow more children to get through the program, only first-time participants will be allowed to sign up.
For more information, contact Montgomery City Hall at 513-891-2424.