Junior Fire Fighter Camp

June 25-30, 2011
State Fire Academy
WVU Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp
Weston, W.Va.

Make plans to join us for the 2011 camp!

The Junior Fire Fighter Camp provides classroom and practical training to further participants’ knowledge, skills, and abilities in firefighting and emergency operations for certification in NFPA 1001, Standard on Firefighter Professional Qualifications.

Goals of this camp include:

  • Allowing youth to gain insight and interest in becoming long term members of emergency services.
  • Increasing awareness among youth about volunteering and supporting the fire and emergency services.
  • Providing departments with additional help in accomplishing non-firefighting or non-emergency tasks.
  • Developing leadership for America’s youth, who are tomorrow’s leaders.
  • Educating parents and mentors on the importance of encouraging volunteerism.

Some instructional topics to be covered include:

  • Aircraft Rescue Firefighting
  • Fire Apparatus
  • Forcible Entry
  • Hose Evolutions
  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Live Fire Training
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Urban/Rural Water Supply
  • Ventilation

Camper Requirements:

  • NFPA 1971 Compliant Turnout Gear (consist of a helmet, hood, coat, pants, gloves, boots);
  • NFPA 1981 Compliant SCBA with facepiece;
  • Cotton clothing including pants, shorts and t-shirts.

Ages: 14-17

Camp Limit: 125 students

Price: $250 (Includes meals and lodging.)

Scholarships will be offered to a select few. Please contact Mark Doty at 304-269-0875 for details on how to qualify for a scholarship.

Registration Deadline: June 10, 2011

Junior Firefighter Camp Documents

Mail all forms and payment to:

WVU Fire Service Extension
Junior Fire Fighter Camp
2600 Old Mill Rd
Weston, WV 26452

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