Carl Sandburg College Public Safety Academy in Carthage July 23-24

  Aaron Frey
  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:00 PM
  Campus News

Carthage, IL

Registration is available for the inaugural Public Safety Academy at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch Campus in Carthage, which takes place July 23-24.

Hosted by Sandburg’s Corporate & Leisure College, the Public Safety Academy is a summer enrichment program for students entering grades 5-9 that will give them the chance to explore public safety careers through simulated activities and guest speakers from those professions.

The academy meets from 9 a.m.-noon July 23-24 at the Branch Campus, 305 Sandburg Dr., Carthage. The cost is $20 with a registration deadline of July 12.

Participants will receive first-hand instruction from members of the Carthage Fire Department, Hancock County Sheriff’s Department and Hancock County EMS in addition to learning about cybersecurity and criminal justice from Sandburg instructors.

To sign up or for more information, contact Linda Thomas, coordinator of the Branch Campus, at 217.357.3129 ext. 7243 or

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