MEDFORD, MA — The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office recently announced the details of its 2018 Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA) held at the Middlesex Training Academy in Chelmsford.
Wilmington children are are encouraged to attend from Monday, July 16 to Friday, July 20. There’s a $75 fee per child. Cadets learn about basic first aid skills, fire safety, tour local fire and police stations, watch K9 demonstrations, and participate in fun activities that build self-esteem and instill teamwork.
Now in its 19th year, YPSA provides a safe, educational, low-cost summer camp option for Middlesex County youth ages 8-12.
“Each year, YPSA is one of the best programs we are able to offer,” said Sheriff Koutoujian. “Thanks to our incredible staff and all our partners in law enforcement and the fire services, YPSA is an exciting opportunity for youngsters to learn valuable public safety lessons in a fun-filled environment.”
Transportation and lunch are provided and a graduation ceremony is held on Friday.
To learn more about the YPSA program and apply, click HERE.
(NOTE: The above announcement is from the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office.)
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