Options Solutions Extra-Curricular Feature: Youth Firefighting Opportunities


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Youth Firefighting Opportunities – Vancouver

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services provides different opportunities for secondary school students to learn that working as a firefighter involves more than just fighting fires.

Chose from either program to learn more about this opportunity.

Camp Ignite: firefighting camp for young women↗

Camp Ignite will show you a future of limitless opportunities demonstrating that anything is possible.

Camp Ignite is a 4-day camp from August 8 to11, 2024 that educates and inspires young women to follow their dreams. The camp is open to British Columbia girls in grades 11 and 12 (ages 16 to 19), and gives them an introduction to the world of firefighting.

Aside from firefighting, each participant will learn about fitness, nutrition, health, and teamwork.

Register here↗ – Applications close May 1st, 2024.

VFRS Youth Academy↗

Vancouver Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) Youth Academy is a 5-day program that gives students the opportunity to experience the career training and work practice of a Vancouver Firefighter.

Through training like a firefighter recruit at Youth Academy, students will develop personal values and life skills such as teamwork, communication, professionalism, personal accountability, and service to community.

Application is currently not open for VFRS. Please check back to the website often to see any updates.

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