California Workshop Schedule

The schedule below is for our public workshops and is updated weekly. Most of our workshops are privately organized and are not on this schedule. Please contact us for the most recent public workshop information and about how to organize a workshop yourself.

sf workshops 2To register for our workshops please click on the “Register” link to the right of the workshop you would like to sign up for. This will bring you to our online registration form.  Once you complete and submit the registration form you will receive a confirmation email including workshop details, driving directions, and a waiver if the workshop requires one. Please contact us at 800-467-6997 ext. 1# or at safety@kidpower.org if you have any questions or concerns or if you run into any issues with the online registration system. Please click here to review our cancellation policy prior to registering.

Click the Workshop Title below, or scroll down this page, to see available dates for the kind of workshop that is right for you:

Starting Strong with Kidpower Workshop for 3-5 year-olds with their adults

Kidpower Parent-Child Workshop for 5-8 year-olds with their adults

Kidpower Parent-Child Full Force Workshop for 6-12 year-olds with their adults

Teenpower Full Force Self-Defense Workshop for teens ages 13-17

Fullpower Personal Safety Workshop for Adults

Directions to Workshop Locations  (PLEASE NOTE: Pre-Registration is required. We will not be able to accept anyone who is not listed on the instructor’s roster of registered participants.)



Starting Strong with Kidpower Workshop for 3-5 year-olds with their adults

“I am so thankful to now have the tools to teach my young child about safety issues.  It is amazing how with a little practice, we both have gained so many skills.”  Through puppets and fun, interactive stories, learn how to introduce People Safety Skills and to continue to practice them in your daily life. About our children’s services

Berkeley

Saturday, September 26th – This date is tentative and will be confirmed by August 7th.

Oakland

Sunday, July 12th 9am – 9:50am  WORKSHOP FULL | Directions

Palo Alto

Sunday, July 19th 9am – 9:50am  WORKSHOP FULL | Directions

Saturday, September 12th 9am – 9:50am Register | Flyer | Directions

San Francisco

Sunday, August 23rd 9am – 9:50am Register | Flyer | Directions

Watsonville

Saturday, September 26th 11am – 11:50am  Register | Flyer | Directions

This workshop will be led by an English/Spanish bilingual instructor teaching in both languages based on the needs of the group. The Kidpower Safety Comics that accompany the workshop will also be available in bilingual English/Spanish versions.

Taller para Padres y Niños Pequeños de 3 a 5 años

Watsonville

Sábado, 26 de septiembre 11am – 11:50am  Registro | Volantes | Direcciones

Este taller estará a cargo de un instructor bilingüe Inglés/Español, quien lo impartirá en ambos idiomas, según las necesidades del grupo. Los libros de Comics de Seguridad de Kidpower también estarán disponibles en versiones bilingües Inglés/Español.

Para registrarse, llámenos al 800-467-6997 ext. 2#.  Por favor, deje su nombre y número de teléfono en nuestro correo de voz y le devolveremos el llamado a la brevedad, a fin de completar la inscripción.

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Kidpower Parent-Child Workshop for 5-8 year-olds with their adults

“Our family had fun, and we use what we learned every day!” Protect your child from harm and gain valuable tools for building better relationships. About our children’s services

Berkeley

Saturday, September 26th – This date is tentative and will be confirmed by August 7th.

Oakland

Sunday, July 12th 10:30am – 12:30pm  WORKSHOP FULL | Directions

Larkspur

Saturday, July 11th 10:30am – 12:30pm  Register | Flyer | Directions

Palo Alto

Sunday, July 19th 10:30am – 12:30pm WORKSHOP FULL | Directions

Saturday, September 12th 10:30am – 12:30pm Register | Flyer | Directions

San Francisco

Sunday, August 23rd 10:30am – 12:30pm Register | Flyer | Directions

Watsonville

Saturday, September 26th 12:30pm – 2:30pm  Register | Flyer | Directions

This workshop will be led by an English/Spanish bilingual instructor teaching in both languages based on the needs of the group. The Kidpower Safety Comics that accompany the workshop will also be available in bilingual English/Spanish versions.

Taller para Padres y Niños Pequeños de 5 a 8 años

Watsonville

Sábado, 26 de septiembre 12:30am – 2:30pm  Registro | Volantes | Direcciones

Este taller estará a cargo de un instructor bilingüe Inglés/Español, quien lo impartirá en ambos idiomas, según las necesidades del grupo. Los libros de Comics de Seguridad de Kidpower también estarán disponibles en versiones bilingües Inglés/Español.

Para registrarse, llámenos al 800-467-6997 ext. 2#.  Por favor, deje su nombre y número de teléfono en nuestro correo de voz y le devolveremos el llamado a la brevedad, a fin de completar la inscripción.

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Kidpower Parent-Child Full Force Workshop for 6-12 year-olds with their adults

“My kids loved the self-defense practice with the padded instructor – and I have more peace of mind!” Older children together with their adults practice personal safety skills for handling every day emotional and physical safety problems and self-defense skills for stopping emergencies. About our children’s services

Palo Alto

Saturday, July 11th 9am – 1pm WORKSHOP FULL | Directions

Saturday, September 19th 9am – 1pm WORKSHOP FULL | Directions

Berkeley

Sunday, September 20th – This date is tentative and will be confirmed by August 7th.

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Teenpower Full-Force Self-Defense Workshop for teens ages 13-17

“I argued with my parents about going, but I’m glad I went. Now, if someone tries to bother me, I’ll be more able to protect myself.” This workshop gives teens focused practice in using boundary-setting, conflict resolution, self-protection, and self-defense skills to prevent and stop most attacks, bullying, and harassment. Opportunity for full-force practice of self-defense skills with the head-to-toe padded instructor. We encourage parents and caregivers to attend the last half hour of our Teenpower Workshops to observe their teens demonstrating the skills they learned! About our teen services

Oakland

Sunday, October 4th – This date is tentative and will be confirmed by August 7th.

Palo Alto

Sunday, July 12th 9am – 2pm  Register | Flyer | Directions

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Fullpower Personal Safety Workshop for Older Adults

This workshop focuses on situations commonly faced by older people as they work, travel, volunteer, deal with family issues and cope with physical changes. Learn simple skills to stay safe and feel confident. Opportunity for full-force practice of self-defense skills with the head-to-toe padded instructor. About our adult services.

Palo Alto

Saturday, October 3rd 10am – 2pm Register | Flyer | Directions


Thank you to our site donors! By generously giving space for our public workshops, they make Kidpower skills more accessible to people of all ages and abilities, helping to create safer neighborhoods, schools, and communities for us all. Thank you to: Black Pine Circle School in Berkeley;  Santa Cruz Montessori School in Aptos; Santa Cruz City Police Department Community Room, in downtown Santa Cruz; Glitter and Razz Productions in Oakland; Palo Alto Community Child Care; St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Napa; Twin Cities Police Authority in Larkspur; Watsonville Police Department; White Magnolia Tai Chi School in Kensington; Independent Living Resource Center in San Francisco; and Park Day School in Oakland.


How to Contact Public Workshop Organizers. For workshops in the greater San Francisco Bay, East Bay, Peninsula, South Bay, and Monterey Bay areas, as well as many other locations in California, please contact our Central Office. For workshops in Petaluma, Sebastopol, or Santa Rosa, please contact Steve Sassone. For workshops in Sonoma or Napa, please contact Jennifer Blackwood.


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