Registration open for National Junior Firefighter Academy
The session for junior firefighters is open to youth ages 13-18 and will cover topics such as youth leadership, future paths in the fire service, and youth-led activity ideas.
The National Volunteer Fire Council's (NVFC) National Junior Firefighter Program has partnered with Firehouse Expo, Spartan Motors, Inc., and California Casualty to hold the National Junior Firefighter Academy on Saturday, July 24, at the Baltimore Convention Center. The program features two sessions – one targeted for junior firefighters and the other for junior firefighter program advisors. The courses will run concurrently from 9 am to 12 pm, followed by lunch courtesy of MSA.
The session for junior firefighters is open to youth ages 13-18 and will cover topics such as youth leadership, future paths in the fire service, and youth-led activity ideas. The session for junior firefighter program advisors will focus on serving as a youth mentor, applying for SAFER grants to fund junior firefighter programs, and activity ideas, among other subjects.
Register for the National Junior Firefighter Academy at the following link. The courses are limited to 75 junior firefighters and 50 program advisors, so register today!
The National Junior Firefighter Academy will run in conjunction with Firehouse Expo. NVFC members (including Junior Members) also receive a discount to Firehouse Expo – visit the following link to learn more. Find out more about the National Junior Firefighter Program.
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