Camp Ready in Kannapolis June 22-23

Published 11:44 am Tuesday, May 17, 2016

KANNAPOLIS — The American Red Cross, in conjunction with Kannapolis Fire, Police and Parks & Recreation departments will host Camp Ready Kids at New Hope Lutheran Church in Kannapolis on June 22 and 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The free two-day safety camp is open to rising first- through fifth-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

Campers are asked to bring a bag lunch each day, but morning and afternoon snacks are provided.

To register a child for camp, visit

For more information on this safety camp or other Ready Kids Camps in the area, contact Heather LeMaster, disaster program specialist with the American Red Cross, at