National Safety Council
National Safety Council, Nebraska helps to keep you and your family safe at home, safe at work, safe at play and safe in the community. Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassador and Leaders can find support for Girl Scout programs through the National Safety Council, Nebraska.
Community Safety & Wellness Festival!
Injuries are the greatest cause of death for ages 1 to 44 and the fifth greatest cause overall. Injuries alone are phenomenal in number. We hear every day of devastating fires and other events that cause accidental injuries.
Learn about safety by identifying hazards in the Safety House.
Learn how to call 911 in case if an emergency.
Learn about fire safety, lead poisoning, traffic safety and more!
Bike Safety – Bike Rodeo
Many prizes to be won!
Send an email for Community Safety & Wellness Festival coloring and poster contests information!
Community Safety & Wellness Festival provides something for everyone in the family. Meet your police officers, firefighter and emergency medical technicians. They will all be there! Teens and parents can take our distracted driving challenge in our driving simulator. Seniors can learn to prevent falling.
Map your house for emergency evacuation! Know two ways out, learn about smoke detectors and how to use a fire extinguisher!
Who: Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and Leaders.
Recognitions: Participating girls can complete requirements toward First Aid badges for each grade level.
When: October 14, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Visit our website for location and driving directions.
Community Bike & Trike Rodeo.
Free helmet fitting and helmets to those in need 15 and younger (while supplies last)
Bike safety check ups
Bike and trike rodeo
Bike shops, police bike patrol and EMTs will be present to meet and discuss safety.
Free face painting
Food (while supplies last or food service ends at 2:30)
Who: Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes
When: May 19, 2013 from 11am to 3 pm
Where: Bring your bikes and come on out to Chalco Hills Recreation Center, 8901 S. 154 Street.
Cost: Free with $50 deposit
Notes: Leaders-Put on your own bike rodeo with the bike rodeo kits for loan. Along with safe bicycling skills, educate children on the importance of always wearing a helmet. Eighty-five percent of all severe head and brain injuries could be prevented by wearing a properly fitted helmet. Send an email to reserve a Bike Rodeo Kit.
Adult or Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AEDCertification
Our nationally recognized certification, which meets or exceeds American Heart guidelines, is longer than most certifications. We offer a 2-year certification in CPR and 3-year certification in First Aid. Our instructors are firefighters, EMTs, safety professionals and health care providers.
Who: Adults, pediatric and health care providers.
When: We offer classes regularly weekdays, evenings and Saturdays.
Where: At our facility or we will come to you.
2012-2013 Costs: See page 28 of the 2012/2013 Community Collaborator Guide
Capacity: 20 per class.
Child Passenger Safety For The Van Driver
Are you using the appropriate seats for your children? Are you using them correctly? Plus, tips on how to get the most for your money when purchasing car seats. This course includes hands-on, please bring your vehicle, seats and owner’s manuals. (2 In-Service Hours)
2012 Class Dates and Time October 20, November 10, December 8. 2:30-4:30.
Capacity: 20 per class.
Registration: Advance registration is required. Online registration is available online in the “Safe Living” section. Confirmation of most classes will be sent out 1-2 weeks prior to class. Certificates are mailed after verification of attendance.
Refunds: We understand that your schedule may change at the last minute, preventing you from attending a program, therefore, substitutions are acceptable. If you must cancel your registration, please call us at least 48 hours prior to the event for a full refund. There will not be any refunds for “no-shows” or cancellations and reschedules with less than 48 hours notice prior to the event.
Chaperones: Children must be accompanied by an adult at all events. Follow Safety Activity Checkpoints.
Questions: Call 402.896.0454 or send an email.