Steele County Safety Camp

Due to weather conditions, Safety Camp has been postponed until Wednesday, July 16 and Thursday, July 17.  Thank you to everyone for your cooperation!  We look forward to seeing everyone then! 

If your child is no longer able to attend due to the date change, please fill out this form.

Information for participants' parents:

Thank you for registering your child for Steele County Safety Camp!  It is very important that you bring your colored schedule to camp the first day and report to the matching color team to be registered by your camp counselor.  On the first day, each participant will receive a T-shirt to be worn for both days of camp.  They will also receive a backpack to use for their personal items during camp.  If, for any reason, you need to pick up your child before the camp has finished for the day, you must let us know ahead of time.  Please note:  the schedule is tentative with class times/events, however, registration/drop-off time will not change - 7:30-8:00 AM on both days.

Day 1 - July 16 - Lake Kohlmier

Bring your child to Lake Kohlmier/Kaplan’s Woods and park on Mosher or 18th Street SW.  There will be camp staff to guide you to the registration area.  At the end of the day, we will be bussing all students to the Fairgrounds for pick up.  You will pick them up at the Elm Street parking lot by the 4 Seasons. *In the event of inclement weather, we will have buses standing by to bus everyone to the Steele County Fairgrounds/4 Seasons.  You may also listen to KRFO and/or KOWZ for updated information regarding the day’s events.*

Items needed:

  1. Any medication and instructions
  2. Swimsuit and towel – wear your swimsuit to camp under your clothes
  3. Please dress accordingly for the weather conditions


Day 2 - July 17 - Steele County Fairgrounds

Please drop your child off at the Elm Street parking lot by the 4 Seasons.  There will be camp staff to guide you to the registration area.  Please pick them up in the same area.

Items needed: 

  1. Bike and helmet
  2. Any medication and instructions
  3. Please dress accordingly for the weather conditions


On July 17th at 4:00 PM, there will be a graduation ceremony followed by an ice cream social for all family members.  This will be held in the parking lot by the 4 Seasons.  Please have your child picked up no later than 4:45 PM.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of the committee members below.  Thank you again for participating in Steele County Safety Camp!!

Joel Hunt Owatonna Police Department 774-7218
Ted Mittelstadt DAIKIN Applied 451-7946
Bonnie Hermel Owatonna Fire Department 774-7232
Tony David Steele County Sheriff's Office 444-3864
Lisa Boyd Cybex International 414-4289
Christy Hormann Steele County Attorney's Office 444-7778
Courtney Rosenau Owatonna Parks & Recreation 444-4321


        2014 SCHEDULE

2014 Steele County Safety Camp Schedule