program focuses on students who have a desire to learn about
firefighting, who are passionate about their community, love
helping others and enjoy working with people.
learn a variety of essential life skills and disciplines that
build character and strong values that carry them throughout life.
how to operate a fire engine, tanker, ambulance and rescue apparatus.
program trains volunteers to become firefighters and EMS certified.
Did you know
that 72% of firefighters in this country are volunteers? A survey
taken (through 2005) by The National Fire Protection Association,
reported that there were 1,136,650 firefighters in the United
States, where 823,350 were volunteers.
Cadets will also have opportunities to help with fundraising efforts
and volunteer at the monthly breakfasts. There's no better way
to learn about your community and your neighbors.
receive firefighter training, First Aid and CPR certifications.
Cadets who are at least 16 years of age can receive Emergency
Medical Technican training and become certified to respond to
ambulance service calls.
are opportunities to attend field trips to various fire and
emergency service trade shows and expos, museums and other educational
and advisors are also available or assigned to cadets.
Take pride in your community. Be part of something special.
communities depend on volunteer firefighters who, in most cases,
are first to respond. Every day, our volunteer firefighters respond
to structure fires, emergency medical incidents, motor vehicle
accidents, natural disasters, hazardous materials emergencies,
and general public calls.
firefighters spend an enormous amount of time training and preparing
to help their community.