Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama will be hosting a “Prepared, Not Scared” summer camp for children entering fifth through seventh grade.

The camp is aimed to help these children learn what to do if faced with an emergency.

According to ABC 33-40 in Birmingham:

Campers will be taught by instructors from Fresh Air Family and Hoover Tactical Firearms. The summer camp will teach students what to do in a variety of situations such as in bad weather or if an active shooter enters their school. It will also teach basic survival skills such a wild food foraging, field first aid, building a shelter from natural materials, finding water and reading a map.

Camps will be held at the following location on the dates below from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

  • June 9-13; Oak Mountain State Park
  • June 23-27; Red Mountain Park
  • July 7-11; Oak Mountain State Park
  • July 14-18; Trussville Athletic Center

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