Safety Classes

All Safety Programs are taught by instructors from Canadian Safety Tree Council.

Safety Tree is dedicated to providing engaging safety education to children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities. Our goal is to demonstrate that we’re all competent capable learners and if given the proper tools, encouragement and chance each individual has potential to succeed.

Home Alone

Age 9-12

Is your child prepared to take the first steps towards staying home alone? This program helps children gain confidence and skills to successfully stay at home alone. Safety and awareness are the common themes and all information is current and reflects what today’s children are facing when home alone.

Some topics include: street smarts and bike safety, online and internet safety, snacking and kitchen safety, home fire safety, preventing accidents, handling emergencies, basic first aid.

Spring: Sunday, June 23

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
$75 Member $85 Non-Member

Red Cross Babysitting

Age 11-14

Participants learn how to create and manage a babysitting business and how to supervise younger siblings or other children in a safe and responsible manner. Aspiring babysitters also learn basic first aid skills.

Topics include: Finding clients and making money, caring for children of all ages, creating safe environments and preventing accidents, fire safety and prevention, what to do in an emergency, good decision-making and leadership skills, basic First Aid skills

Spring: May 26 or June 23

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
$85 Member $95 Non-Member

My Safe Life

Age 7 – 9

A personal safety program created for children that uses traditional gaming, digital media, video, role play and repetition to teach children life skills that keep kids safe and help them make caring and respectful decisions in their everyday lives. Children will take home a manual and a certificate of participation.

Some topics include: A child’s right to be safe and to get help, tricky people/inappropriate adult behaviours, safe strangers and strangers to avoid, bullying prevention, being assertive and getting help from busy adults, basic self-defence, building strong communities (respect, kindness, and manners) and more.

Sunday, July 14, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
$75 Member $85 Non-Member

NEW! Digital Superhero Training with Safety Tree Council

Age 8 -11

An interactive seminar using our SMART model, to empower kids with a super digital mindset and help them avoid almost any digital issue (both now and in the future). Includes a fun and interactive superhero theme. Each student receives a certificate for completing the course and parents are given access to the Cyber Smart parent portal.

  • Learn to safeguard your identity
  • How lurking predators use common apps & game features
  • How to avoid being a predator’s target
  • Protect their online reputation
  • Deal with cyber-bullying

Sunday, May 5
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
$65 SJCC Member • $75 Non-Member