Home Alone Virtual (3rd-8th Graders)
This program teaches youth who are just starting to stay home on their own, the skills they need to keep themselves safe. Topics include: fire safety, kitchen safety, first aid basics, choking relief, and personal safety. (This course takes two 30-minute lessons to complete.) Contact us for more information.
Fire Safety (all ages)
This Fire Safety Training accurately simulates real life emergencies. Teaching students in this way promotes information retention, which when applied, can save the life of anyone involved in a fire. This course starts as early as Pre-K, advances with each grade, and builds on the previous year.
Heartsaver® Class (ages 12+)
First Aid, CPR and AED trainings teach CPR on adults, children, and infants, and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will receive a 2-year certification. The Chautauqua Safety Village is certified through the American Heart Association and National Safety Council.
First Aid (ages 9-13)
This 2-hour course teaches students how to respond to and manage an emergency until Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrives. Skills learned include applying pressure to a bleeding wound, treating sprains, broken bones, and other first-aid treatments.
Traffic, Bike & Pedestrian Safety (all ages)
Traffic and Bike Safety Courses teach students sign recognition, rules of the road, pedestrian and crosswalk safety. This course starts as early as Pre-K, advances with each grade, and builds on the previous year.
Child Safety Seat Program
This program educates parents and community members about the proper use of child safety seats. Our certified safety seat technicians are available to assist with proper installation as well as provide safety checks.
Babysitter Course (ages 12+)
This 5.5-hour class teaches: CPR and First Aid techniques for a child or infant*, Heimlich Maneuver for choking victims, injury prevention, recognizing safety issues, behavior management, simple toddler-friendly snack/dinner prep, and bottle warming/infant meals.
*Following American Heart Association guidelines (2-year certification)
In-School Education (ages 11+/Middle School)
Instructors are available to teach in-school lessons covering: First Aid basics, child care for babysitting or siblings (changing, diapering, and feeding infants, and children’s behavior management), Heimlich maneuver for infants and children, personal safety, and hands-only CPR.
Distracted Driving (ages 16+/Juniors & Seniors)
We educate high school students on the dangers of distracted driving by reviewing the 4 D’s (drowsy, drunk, drugged, and distracted). This course can be taught in school classrooms or at our facility.
Smoke Alarm Installation Program
In partnership with FEMA, the Chautauqua Safety Village offers free 10-year smoke alarms and installations by the Ashville Fire Department. Smoke alarms are distributed and installed on a first-come, first-serve basis and scheduled based on availability.
With the combined efforts of the educational system, local fire departments, and law enforcement, we hope to make a difference in the lives of children for generations to come. We look forward to your participation!