Respect for Law Camp 2014 Now Accepting Camper Applications
Respect for Law Camp will be hosting its 20th year in Butler County from Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29, 2014. The camp is a three-day, two-night event for campers ages 11 to 14.
The camp is founded on 5 words: Respect, Teamwork, Spirit, Leadership, and Kindness. The camp is a version of a police academy/boot camp. The campers are put into 8 platoons of 14 campers each. Each platoon is led by 3 police officers from the local departments in Butler County. Children are educated in alcohol and drug prevention. They get to participate in a high/low ropes course. They get to see bike patrol, SWAT teams, aviation, canine demos, explosives demo, and much more.
Platoons are housed in a residence hall on the Miami University campus in Oxford.
Each camper pays $150.00 and it covers:
- bus transportation to venues
- three shirts
- water bottle
Call Candace Keller, at the Oxford Police Department, at 513-523-4321.