The camp was founded in 1977 by the Evanston/Skokie District 65 Council of PTAs. In 2023, Safety Town became an Illinois not for profit corporation. The 501C3 designation by the IRS is applied for.
The fee is $155 for the 20 hours of camp time when using a credit or debit card. You pay only $150 if you send a check to 1003 Dobson, Evanston, 60202.
4 sessions are scheduled. A limited number of 50% Scholarships are available for campers who qualify for free/reduced lunch. Documentation is required with the forms.