Wednesday, July 17, 2024 -- Thursday, July 18, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ready Heroes: Emergency Management and Preparedness Camp


Youths entering 4th through 8th grades. Camp Directors are Montcalm County Emergency Management Director Eric Smith, Ms. Tammy Blackburn and Captain Kevin Sweeney with Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security. The cost is $30.

Prepare young minds for the unexpected and empower them to become ready heroes in this camp, which offers a unique blend of education, practical skills and teamwork in the realm of emergency preparedness. Campers will learn how to prepare themselves and their families for emergencies and disasters. They will learn what emergencies and disasters are, participate in hands-on activities that include building a preparedness kit and developing a preparedness plan. They will be introduced to basic survival skills that include proper bandaging, treating severe bleeding, basics of CPR (participants will not be certified), water safety, search and rescue and more. In addition, they will develop effective communication and teamwork skills through scenario-based activities and fun games as team building exercises such as capture the flag, water polo and more.

Wed & Thurs, July 17 & 18

Activities Building on the Sidney Campus


Click HERE to register.