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It takes a village: Scout project helps youngsters

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Photo by Alisha Hicks

Safety Town participants practice crossing the street safely.

Andra Belknap, Ojai Valley News reporter

As part of his work to achieve an Eagle Scout ranking, 17-year-old Keon Moore created a tiny village for preschoolers — a cluster of eight buildings that now forms A Place to Grow Preschool's “Safety Town.”

Thanks to the addition, the school hosted a Safety Town Day camp, June 27 through July 1.

The 61 campers learned pedestrian safety, fire safety and water safety, according to camp co-director Sherrie Damas.

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