The Fort Myers Police Department along with Optimist Clubs of Lee County are celebrating their 25th year of hosting Respect for Law Camp. This year’s camp will be held June 5th through June 8th at Bishop Verot Catholic High School and is open to youth ages 11 through 14.

Camp provides local youth the opportunity to learn respect for the law by giving them a close-up look at local Law Enforcement, Fire and Emergency Medical Services in an action packed weekend. Enrollment for camp is $125.00 and includes all meals, overnight stay and daily t-shirts. Application deadline in May 28th.

For more information on this year’s event please contact FMPD Officer Athena Mitchell at (239) 321-7752 or email

Lieutenant Victor Medico
Public Information Officer
Fort Myers Police Department
2210 Widman Way
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
(239) 321-7748