This annual day camp for area 5th and 6th graders is always a hit!
What is Camp 911?
Camp 911 is an interactive introduction to Emergency Medical Services designed for youth finishing or beginning the sixth grade. At Camp 911 youth learn how to prevent common traffic and home injuries as well as how to give simple, life-saving emergency care to injured victims. Information will be presented about careers in EMS, emergency nursing and public safety. There will be plenty of hands-on fun and experience.
Camp 911 is a day camp. Attendance is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis; pre-registration and acceptance is required.
Camp 911 is FREE to campers! The cost is underwritten by local organizations, agencies and donations.
Who is Eligible?
To be eligible for Camp 911, you must be:
- completing or entering sixth grade in a Houghton or Keweenaw County school
- a home-schooled student between the ages of 10 and 12.
Remember, Camp 911 has limited space so pre-register as soon as possible!
Campers can look forward to ...
- Tour of EMS, police, fire rescue and coast guard vehicles
- Injury Prevention: Traffic Safety/Rollover Convincer
- Extrication demo (Jaws of Life)
- Load-and-Go demo
- Bystander Care: 5 Steps for Saving Lives (skills demo)
- Bystander Care Training: Assessment, Airway, Rescue Breathing, CPR,
- Bleeding Control (skills practice)
- Injury Prevention: Home and Internet Safety
- Fire Safety: Smoke House
- Wilderness Survival
- Bystander Care: Skills Review
- Bystander Care: Scenarios (real victims)
- Rescue Relay