Press Releases

Wednesday 06/12/2013 2:39 PM - GREAT Summer Camps

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781 4547
Type of Incident: GREAT Summer Camps
Date and Time of Incident: June 17-21, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM each day
Place of Occurrence: Lillian Larsen Elementary School, 1601 "L" Street, San Miguel
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: Because of great demand, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce that it's expanding its popular GREAT summer camps. This year there will be four GREAT camps for elementary and middle school children. The first will be held June 17 through 21 at Lillian Larsen Elementary School in San Miguel. The GREAT (Gang Resistance Education and Training) program is a violence prevention program taught by trained law enforcement officers. The summer camps are free and provide fun activities and games while teaching children how to avoid taking part in bullying, violence and gangs. On June 17, Sheriff Ian Parkinson will be there at 9 AM to welcome all the kids to the camp. The media is invited to attend this event or make arrangements to visit the camp during the week. Please contact Deputy Mark Fontecchio at 305-7190 or Public Information Officer Tony Cipolla at 781-4547 to make arrangements. The Sheriff's Office asks that any media representative wishing to cover the GREAT summer camp contact Deputy Fontecchio prior to arrival. Here are the dates and locations for the following GREAT summer camps: June 24-28, Cayucos Elementary School, 301 Cayucos Dr, Cayucos July 8-12, Vineyard Elementary School, 2121 Vineyard Dr, Templeton August 5-8, Mesa Middle School, 2555 S Halcyon Rd, Arroyo Grande

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Wednesday 06/12/2013 2:39 PM