Loudoun County, VA (February 28, 2023) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) are proud to announce the 35th Annual McGruff Safety Camps.
This year the McGruff Safety Camp will be held at three locations.
- June 26 – 29 Countryside Elementary School, Sterling
- July 10 – 13 Pinebrook Elementary School, Aldie
- July 17 – 20 Evergreen Mill Elementary School, Leesburg
The camp continues to offer morning and afternoon sessions. All camps run Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. A graduation event for all campers will be held on July 21, 2023, at Bolen Park in Leesburg.
The annual McGruff Safety Camp began in the summer of 1988 and has continued every year through a joint effort between the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System. The camps allow children who are entering kindergarten or first grade to learn about various topics on safety including fire safety, bicycle safety, and 911 emergencies.
Throughout the week, children in the camp have the opportunity to meet law enforcement officers and firefighters, plus a chance to see law enforcement and fire/rescue vehicles firsthand.
Applications for the 35th Annual McGruff Safety Camps will be made available at McGruff Camp 2023 on Monday, April 3, 2023, at 9 a.m.