Summer Camp for Aspiring Firefighters
Posted: May 30, 2012 6:31 PM EST | Updated: Nov 6, 2014 12:00 AM EST
It’s a Summer Camp for Aspiring Firefighters. The Clay Fire Territory is now accepting applications for its annual Fire Camp. The camp will run from 9 am – 3 pm, June 18 - 22, 2012.
Clay Fire Territory Fire Camp is an excellent opportunity that allows children to experience and understand what a Firefighter / EMT does on a regular basis. This program is targeted for children aged 10 – 13 years of age and the activities will be directed accordingly. Campers will actually participate “hands on” with equipment and have the opportunity to learn skills while performing at mock fire and rescue situations. It is the mission of our instructors to inspire the participants and to teach them teambuilding and valuable life saving skills while having fun.
To enroll, parents will need to complete a camper application and return it to any Clay Fire Territory fire station with the $45.00 camp fee. Camper applications can be picked up at any Clay Fire Territory fire station or can be downloaded at www.clayfd.com. Camp fee will cover the cost of t-shirts and refreshments. Campers will be required to bring a sack lunch throughout the week. Parents will be required to attend an orientation meeting the week prior to camp. Fire Camp is limited to 30 applicants.
For more information, feel free to contact the Clay Fire Territory Community Services Division at
Points of Interest and Times:
Monday, June 18th - 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm - Ladder Truck
Tuesday, June 19th – 10:45 am – 11:45 am - Fire Extinguishers with Live Fire
Wednesday, June 20th – 11:00 am - Medical Helicopter Landing
Thursday, June 21st – 10:00 am - Vehicle Extrication
1:30 pm - Firefighter Combat Challenge
Friday, June 22nd – 9:00 am - “Bailey” Arson K9