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☷ Murfreesboro Tennessee - Murfreesboro Police launches Junior Officer Summer Camp for local kids
Murfreesboro , state Tennessee ( By Press Release office)
Murfreesboro Police Department ( MPD ) is launching a Junior Officer Summer Camp for children ages eight to 12 as a way of getting to know the officers in our community .
The Junior Officer Summer Camp builds bridges between police and youth as well as their families , teaching safety , respect , and encouragement . Youth learn valuable skills , such as internet/phone safety , bicycle safety , self - defense , teambuilding , games , fun and much more .
The week - long summer camp will be held at four different Murfreesboro City Schools
June 6 – 10 at Scales Elementary
June 20 – 24 at Erma Siegal Elementary
July 11 – 15 at Hobgood Elementary
July 18 – 22 at Black Fox Elementary
from 8:00 a . m . to 3:00 p . m .
The cost of the camp is $50 per camper .
“The Junior Officer Summer Camp replaces the department’s radKids Camp , ” said School Safety Division Sergeant Hayley Shannon . “We wanted to teach students more than just self - defense . Our goal is to expose youngsters to what’s it’s like to be an officer while having fun at the same time . ”
Other planned activities include:
Police Department Tour
Safety Day at School
Emergency Service Day
The camp is offered by the MPD School Safety Division in partnership with Murfreesboro City Schools and Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department .
Space is limited and open to 30 applicants for each camp .
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