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Patterson's Camp Herrlich Helps Local Kids Learn Emergency Preparedness

Kids from the Carmel and Pawling school districts learned about emergency preparedness at "prep rallies" hosted by Camp Herrlich in Patterson.
Kids from the Carmel and Pawling school districts learned about emergency preparedness at "prep rallies" hosted by Camp Herrlich in Patterson. Photo Credit: Camp Herrlich
Kids from the Carmel and Pawling school districts learned about emergency preparedness at "prep rallies" hosted by Camp Herrlich in Patterson.
Kids from the Carmel and Pawling school districts learned about emergency preparedness at "prep rallies" hosted by Camp Herrlich in Patterson. Photo Credit: Camp Herrlich

PATTERSON, N.Y. -- Camp Herrlich announced Friday that it held a series of "prep rallies" for local kids who stress the importance of emergency preparedness.

The camp, which said that it hosted four "Get Ready Get Safe" rallies, teamed up with the Community Resilience Coalition of Putnam County and Save the Children to do so.

The participating kids, the camp noted, were students from Kent Elementary School and Matthew Paterson Elementary School, which are part of the Carmel school district, and Pawling Elementary School, which is part of the Pawling school district.

Save the Children gave out preparedness kits, the camp said, which included flashlights, notebooks teddy bears and toiletries.

More information on Camp Herrlich can be found on its website.

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