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School Programs: Programs can be brought to your school or group. To schedule a visit please call 714-509-8887. Programs are provided at no cost.

Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim (Pre K- First Grade)
This program is a child’s first guide to water safety.Presented by CHOC Community Educators the book shows how to be safe near the water through the story of Stewie the Duck – a duck who wants to swim with the big ducks but is prevented from going into the water by his older sisters until he learns the water safety rules.

Healthy Habits (Grades K-6)
Through this program children will be encouraged to adopt healthy habits. The five basic food groups and the importance of eating balanced meals will be taught using an interactive activity.

Safe Sitter Program: Held at both CHOC in Orange and CHOC at Mission. To register please contact 714-509-8887.
$50 per student. Classes are offered during summer months with limited enrollment. Registration begins each year in May.

Safe Sitter
A seven-hour, nationally accredited childcare course for children ages 11-13. Students will learn how to care for infants through school-age children. Includes injury prevention and management, personal safety, babysitting as a business and basic lifesaving techniques.

Adult Programs: Programs can be brought to your community group. To schedule a visit please call 714-509-8887. Programs are provided at no cost in English and Spanish.

Home Safety Presentation
This program educates parents and caregivers about the dangers present in the home and how to prevent unintentional injuries. Through this presentation environmental changes and supervision will be addressed.

Well-Fed
This program will discuss how to make feeding time a positive stress-free experience. Parents and caregivers will learn to understand what children are communicating so they can help them become healthier eaters.

Three Tragic Seconds: Drowning Prevention
In this class, parents learn about the problem of drowning: why it happens, where it happens, and how it happens. It presents four action steps to prevent drowning including: using layers of barrier protection, designating water watchers, learning CPR, and clearly communicating child supervision.

CPR Classes: Classes are held at CHOC in Orange only. To register for a class please call 714-509-8887. $10 per participant. Call for current availability. Only Spanish classes are currently available at this time.

CPR for Family and Friends Class
Do you know what to do in an emergency? What if a child suddenly started to choke? Are you confident you know what to do? This 2-hour training is designed for those who wish to learn when to act and what to do in an emergency when dealing with family members or friends. It is not a replacement for workplace or credential programs, and as such does not teach the use of barrier devises. Those who successfully complete the course will be given a participation card not a CPR credential.

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