Safety Training Institute

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The Safety Training Institute held annually in June, offers courses in a variety of recreational areas. Through this program, the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau provides certification needed for employment in recreation and camping positions. Examples of these programs include:

  • Lifeguard Training - includes coursework in waterfront coverage CPR For the Professional Rescuer and 1st Aid (3 certificates issued). Must be at least 15 years old to take class, must pass precourse swim test.

  • National Archery Association Archery Instructor Course Level I Basic - will certify program specialists. Course will qualify basic archery instructor for camp/youth programs. All equipment provided (but participants are welcome to bring their own). Must be at least 15 years old to take class.

  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer - covers CPR for Adult, Child and Infant, 2-rescuer CPR, use of a bag-value-mask resuscitator & pocket mask. Will meet NYS Health Codes for any camp staff.

  • CPR/AED for the Professional Review - (Students must have current cerfification.) ECC Guidelines have changed and new books will be distributed. New protocols will be reviewed and new skills will be demonstrated, then practiced. All students must pass written and skill exams.

  • Responding to Emergencies - will meet NYS Health Codes for camp medical staff, directors, trip leaders, etc.. Certificates issued in 1st Aid.

This is a

sample of our classes

For more information call:

The OCCYB at

(315) 349-3451

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Oswego City-County Youth Bureau
70 Bunner St. Oswego, NY 13126 315-349-3451