What is Safety Town?

Safety Town is a two-hour a day, two-week program for children that teaches safety lessons on strangers, traffic, pedestrians, bicycles, fire safety, bus safety, water safety and computer safety. This community service program is supported by the Andover Township Police Department. Safety Town is sponsored by the National Safety Town Council, Cleveland, Ohio, and is endorsed by the National Safety Council. Safety Town was started in Mansfield, Ohio in 1937 and has been presented throughout the country since that time.

Below is the schedule for the 2009 program:


First Week (July 6-10)

Second Week (July 13-17)


Fire Safety

Andover Fire Truck

Police Department

Finger Printing and

JCPL Electrical Safety


Animal Safety

Newton Veterinarian

Lakeland EMS



Forest Fire

Forest Fire Truck


Telephone safety and 911

Thursday Water Safety

Bus Safety

First Student Bus Ride

Friday Computer Safety Graduation Day

Who Can Participate?

Children must be 5 or 6 years old between the program dates to be eligible to participate in Safety Town.

Where is Safety Town?

The Andover Regional Safety Town Program will be held July 6th through July 17th at the Long Pond School. Two sessions will be offered from 8:30 - 10:30 and 11:00 - 1:00.

How Do I Register a Child?

If you need any further information, please call Mr. Muccilli, Principal of Florence M. Burd School at (973) 940-1234. A registration fee of $55 covers the entire two weeks, which includes all materials, trips and daily refreshments. Space is limited, so return the registration form and fee early.


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