Parkersburg Safetytown

Parkersburg Safetytown is a five day program for children entering first grade that teaches how kids can be safe on such topics as strangers, traffic safety, pedestrians, fire, bicycle, bus, poisons and drugs and home safety.  Lessons are taught through songs, activities, special guests and speakers.   Parkersburg Safetytown is sponsored largely by the United Way Alliance of the Mid Ohio Valley and the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Governors Highway Safety Program.

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What do I need to know about Safetytown?

Safetytown will be held at Fairplains Elementary School in Parkersburg from June 6 to 10, 2016. This year, the five day program will only be offered in the morning from 8:30 to 11:30 am.  Children should have completed a year of kindergarten or be entering 1st grade to attend.

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Get with the Program!

The heart of the program each day is themed around a central topic with 3 different safety lessons daily as well as practice at Safetytown & art projects. Each child will get the opportunity to learn through fun miniature town role play, participation and demonstration of educational safety prevention courses.

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Safe Out & About

Dog/Animal Safety
Stranger Danger
Crossing Streets

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Safe at Play

Playground Safety
Pool Safety
Bullying

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Safe at Home

Poison/Pills
Fire Safety
Internet Safety

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Safe on the Go

Cars & Buses
Bikes & Helmets
Walking

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Safety Heroes (Graduation Day)

Ambulance
Fire Truck
Police Car
Helicopter

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How you can help?

With your support, along side our community, sponsors and volunteers; we can ensure Parkersburg Safetytown is available to every family who is interested. Please consider donating or volunteering your time.