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Swinomish Police make local kids happy campers

School’s out, but learning hasn’t stopped.

Local students ages 8-14 spent their first week of summer vacation mastering content shared by the Swinomish Tribal Community Police Department and other area law enforcement agencies, members of the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, and local firefighters.

Their classroom was the great outdoors.

Swinomish Junior Police Camp youth spent a fast-paced four days scaling an obstacle course at Swinomish Yacht Club, boating to Hope Island and visiting Naval Air Station-Whidbey Island, among other highlights.

Awards ceremonies on Thursday included tours by campers...


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