A busy Summer for Norwich children full of fun and learning
This has been a busy summer for many Norwich school children. Some have gone to camp, and on vacations with their families. The Norwich Summer recreation programs have also kept many children busy with sports programs. The Norwich Police department has had a unique role in Summer activities for children through some courses designed to educate kids and also provide a pleasant place to be on a hot summer day.
Thoroughly enjoyed instructing 20 Norwich youth during the 6-hour babysitting certification course sponsored by the Norwich Police Department and the Norwich Rec.
They are having a blast
Learning how to use a fire extinquisher
Learning to change a diaper on Teddy
Diapering and Feeding
Another separate safety related training was conducted at the Family Place (see below)
The Norwich Police Department conducted a 2.5 hour Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training for the Family Place today. Thank you for the opportunity to come and present, and for your continual efforts to stay up to date on current best practices in safety.
This training is extremely important to ensure safety
The following grant application announcement was mentioned at the Norwich Select board meeting held on Aug 22, 2018. I thought it would be relevant to include it here also.
As summer draws to a close and children start heading back to school, School days bring congestion: School buses are picking up their passengers, kids on bikes are hurrying to get to school before the bell rings, harried parents are trying to drop their kids off before work. It's never more important for drivers to slow down and pay attention than when kids are present – especially before and after school.
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