The fire academy teaches cadets about the fire service, provides teamwork, and leadership skills, and sparks interest in becoming a firefighter.
The Teen Firefighter Academy provides practical training that teaches skills and abilities in firefighting. The teen cadets will learn fire extinguisher training, hose stream, equipment use and tour a fire station and the dispatch center. They will also watch several demonstrations including, extrication, fire investigation, search and rescue, live fire and repelling.
The four-day fire academy will be held at the Doug Young Public Safety Training Center, 701 Bridge Ave., on June 20-23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The cost of the camp is $25 per teen cadet.
Space is limited and open to 20 applicants.
At the end of the fire academy, the teens will participate in a graduation ceremony.