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2021 Denver Fire Department Young Adult Career Exploration Camps

Submitted by Greg Pixley

Metro Denver

Denver

The Denver Fire Department Career Exploration Camp is an excellent opportunity that allows young adults to learn, experience, and recognize the possibilities of a future career as a Denver firefighter. Campers will participate in hands-on simulated emergency fire and rescue situations, while earning certificates in first-aid and CPR. It is the mission of our instructors to instill participants with team building and leadership skills, along with valuable life lessons, while having fun! Our hope is to inspire these participants to consider working as a Denver Firefighter after their high school and college careers.

The Career Exploration Camp is three, seven-hour sessions dedicated to introducing local youth to the life of a firefighter with the Denver Fire Department. Our firefighters will help attendees build a sense of teamwork, responsibility and career awareness during the camp.

Dates: July 28-30, 2021

Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Grades: 4th through 12th Grade

Fee: FREE!

Camp will begin each morning at 9 a.m. at the Rocky Mountain Fire Academy (5440 Roslyn Building F, Denver, CO 80216). The day will end around 4 p.m. at the same location

Registration is limited, and parents/guardians will be notified once their camper(s) has been confirmed to participate. The email for registration is below.

Once selected to attend, a parent/guardian must attend a mandatory orientation meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. on either Thursday, July 15or Friday, July 16. The orientation meeting will be in the second-floor classroom at the Denver Fire Academy located at 5440 Roslyn – Building #5, Denver 80216, and is anticipated to end around 8 p.m. Again, parent/guardian attendance of the orientation is mandatory if their kiddo is a first-time participant with this camp.

Camper Checklist:

  1. Jacket or sunscreen (weather depending)

  2. All campers must have waiver on file at the time of attendance.

  3. Water snacks and lunch will be provided

  4. Registration and Waiver: Contact Capt. Greg Pixley at 303-503-7490 or greg.pixley@denvergov.org

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