D.A.R.E - Drug Abuse Resistance Education

DARE Basketball Camp 2010 - A full day summer camp staffed by current and former high school / college athletes teaching all basketball skill levels. Session 1 (July 12-16) is for grades 6 and up and Session 2 (July 19-23 is for grades 3-6. Grade 6 can attend either session. All players from the area are invited to attend. Parents are invited to attend the finals in all competitions and the “awards” ceremony. Camp runs 9am to 3pm daily. $40.00 per player


DARE Cheer Camp - Sponsored by the Lady Warriors, a Semi Pro Cheer and Dance Squad. They perform at the Western Mass Warriors Semi-Pro football games and at the Holyoke Blue Sox baseball games as the Sox Dancers! The summer camp is held yearly in July at the Granby Jr/Sr High School for all girls grades 3 and up. The Lady Warriors/Sox Dancers participate in many community events, non-profit fundraisers and teach the cheer camp as a public service.


Look for more information on the Granby PD Blog.



RAD - Rape Aggression Defense

RAD - The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.

radKIDS - Empowers children to make positive, well informed decisions regarding their personal safety and the dangers of child abduction.  The class teaches basic self-defense and personal awareness about

  • Home, School and Vehicle Safety
  • Out and About Safety
  • Realistic Defense Against Abduction
  • Good-Bad-Uncomfortable Touch and more.
  • Stranger Tricks (including Physical Defense against Abduction)
  • Self-realization of personal power

Classes are offered free of charge.  If you would like to be put on the list for the next class, please contact Sergeant Wishart or Sergeant Smith.