Family Emergency Preparedness Day Returns on September 17

Family Emergency Preparedness Day, Sat. Sept 17, 2022, 10a-2p at Brecknock County Park

Free family event features demonstrations and fun activities for all ages and abilities.

SMYRNA, Del. (August 9, 2022) — After a two-year absence, the 16th annual Family Emergency Preparedness Day returns on Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brecknock County Park, 80 Old Camden Road, Camden, DE 19934. The rain date is Sunday, September 18.

September is “National Preparedness Month,” and attendees can get a wealth of resources and information to enhance their emergency preparedness – all in a fun, family environment. Exhibitors will offer interactive activities, games, promo items, and safety-themed giveaways. Kids can join “Emergency Kit Relay Races” and there will also be prizes in a “Preparedness and Safety Scavenger Hunt.”

Be early! The first 500 people who complete an activity challenge will get a free water ice from Kona Ice!

Many agencies and organizations are currently represented but interested groups can still sign up! Volunteers are also needed to assist with event management and support. To register, volunteer, or get more information, send an email to:

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** DAD Note: Please contact them if you need ASL interpreters or other accessibility needs.  Feta plans to attend to raise d/hh awareness again.