Sevierville Police Department Schedules 2023 Kids Police Camp
The annual Sevierville Police Department Kids Police Camp has been scheduled for Monday, June 12 - Friday, June 16. The camp will take place daily from 8:00AM - 4:00PM. A mandatory parent/participant orientation will be held at the Sevierville Police Department at 6:00 p.m. on Friday June 9.
The purpose of Police Camp is to provide the opportunity for young men and women, 11 -14 years of age, to learn basic police skills in a SAFE, organized and structured environment. Activities and classes will be conducted primarily at the Sevierville Police Department, with field trips planned to the Gatlinburg Sportsman’s Club, Sevier County Juvenile Services, Alcatraz East Museum and Sevier Air Trampoline Park.
The camp director and staff are comprised of professional school resource officers who are trained and experienced law enforcement instructors and experts in their individual fields. All Police Camp activities will be supervised and controlled by the camp staff. Parents are welcome and encouraged to visit the camp in progress at their convenience.
Planned activities include self-defense, firearms safety, fingerprinting and many other duties performed by police officers. Campers will also take part in practical exercises simulating situations such as building searches and traffic stops.
Registration packets for the program are currently available at the Sevierville Police Department (300 Gary Wade Boulevard). The camp fee is $75.00 for the week. Applicants are required to complete the Police Camp registration form and return it with a $25.00 non-refundable deposit check made payable to the Sevierville Police Department. Enrollment is limited to the first twenty participants. If an applicant is not accepted, the full deposit will be returned.