Children! Students! Teens!

Great information for kids of all ages!

Celebrating Black History Month!

Essay and coloring contest, sponsored by Recreation & Parks and the Winston-Salem Police Department.

Water, Water, Everywhere

Rain shower

Water Trivia - the average American uses 150 gallons of water a day! 

How much do you know about Stormwater Runoff? take the Quiz! 

Get out your crayons and color Lenny the Lifeguard 

Links to help kids learn more about water - Science fun and more! 

Ask for a presentation in your class or group about Stormwater

Interested in becoming a Police Officer one day?

Police Dept. Explorer Program for young men and women in grades 9-12 

Kids information from the Winston-Salem Police Department

Volunteer to help clean up Winston-Salem!

A clean lake to enjoy

 

litter along a roadway

Adopt-A-Stream - clean up a local stream. You must be at least 12 years old.

Adopt A Street - clean up a length of city street, in groups. You must be at least 12 years old.

Place storm drain markers on your neighborhood storm drains. A great project for a scout troop or youth group.

Participate in the Big Sweep or Community Roots Day or the Flower Bulb Blitz.

Learn how to be safe

Bullies, Online/Internet, Bicycle safety, Strangers, School, Emergencies 

Bicycle helmets information

Learn about the history of Winston-Salem city government!

Winston-Salem City Government history goes back a long way! 

The Kids.gov web site  has many activities to explore and information to read, for kids, teacher, and parents!

Kids.gov: The Official Kid's Portal for the U.S. Government

Check out your neighborhood recreation center. Most recreation centers offer special activities during the year and summer camps during the summer.

person playing soccer

person in meditation pose

Greenways and parks - great places to ride and play 

There are recreation centers all over the city - find one near you! 

  • basketball
  • dodgeball
  • computer labs
  • all kinds of activities
  • homework help
  • summer camps
  • Ernest Morris Jr. Golf

Pools are open all summer 

Learn to be a responsible consumer and do your part to care for our environment

Boy with recycling papers

Recycling guidelines for home 

Tips for consumers (that means when you buy things!) 

Keep America Beautiful Kids' Zone

Energy Kids - from the Energy Information Administration

Is your child learning to read? Listen to web pages!

Download a text reader program to use. Some text-to-speech readers will even highlight the words as it reads! Or do an internet search for a free text-to-speech program that works online through the browser.

Learn about the Inspections process

The Inspections Division has a page of links and a coloring/game book for you. 

Sparky the Fire Dog has tips for you about Fire Safety. "Stop, Drop, and Roll" if your clothing catches on fire.

Ask for a presentation for your class or group about Fire Safety or a Fire Station tour.

Fire Safety for Kids Video 

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