The Keizer Police Department hosted its third annual Blast Camp July 17 through July 20 for boys and girls entering grades 3 through 6. This camp is designed to bring local law enforcement and youth closer together.
Children who attended the camp received safety information, observed public safety demonstrations and much more! Kids were also be able to participate in several different relays and sporting activities. In addition to Keizer Police Department, participating agencies include Keizer Fire District, Salem Police SWAT, Oregon State Bomb team, Marion County Search and Rescue, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marion County Marine Patrol and ATA Martial Arts. For the last five years, the Keizer Police Department has received an overwhelming response from the local community, with approximately 200 children registering for this educational camp.