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The American Red Cross in conjunction with Kannapolis Fire, Police, and Parks & Rec. departments will host Camp Ready Kids at New Hope Lutheran Church in Kannapolis on June 22 & 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The free two-day safety camp is open to rising 1st through 5th grade students.

Camp Ready Kids is designed with a variety of entertaining and educational activities to teach campers about safety guidelines, disaster and emergency preparedness. Campers participate in a range of activities including:
• Fire safety training
• Environmental safety
• Health and Wellness training
• Gun safety, bullying, internet security, and/or drug abuse prevention
• Forest safety
• Basic first aid
• Water safety training
• Disaster/Emergency Preparedness training
• Games, prizes, and recreation time
The camp is free but campers are asked to bring a bag lunch each day. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided. Space is limited to the first 60 people so register today.

Please visit to register.

For more information on this safety camp or others in the area contact Heather LeMaster, Disaster Program Specialist, American Red Cross.