Loudoun County, Va. (March 26, 2015) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office announced today that applications for the 27th Annual McGruff Safety Camps will be made available on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9 a.m. The applications can be downloaded at http://sheriff.loudoun.gov/
Due to popular demand, the Sheriff’s Office continues to offer morning and afternoon camps. The dates for the weeklong camps will be June 22 – June 26, July 6 – July 10, and July 13 – July 17. All camps run Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 11AM and 12:30PM to 3PM.
The June 22 – June 26 camp will be held at CountrySide Elementary School, with the July 6 – July 10, and the July 13 – July 17 camps held at Evergreen Mill Elementary in Leesburg. The camps allow children who are entering kindergarten and first grade to learn various topics on safety including fire safety, bicycle safety and 9-1-1 emergencies. Throughout the week children in the camp will have an opportunity to meet law enforcement officers, K-9 officers, plus a chance to see law enforcement and fire/rescue vehicles firsthand.
Registration forms should be downloaded at http://sheriff.loudoun.gov/
The camps began back in the summer of 1988 and have continued every summer through a joint effort between the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Services.