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Girls Empowerment Camp – Fire Service Careers

DATES: Saturday, June 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Girls Empowerment Camp (GEC) is a free two-day camp open to teens (boys and girls) ages 14-18 that introduces them to the fire service and provides campers with a realistic, hands-on overview of firefighting. The camp exposes the teens to all aspects of a fire service career beginning with requirements.

The program also empowers campers with life skills and professional guidance that encourages them to pursue a career in public safety.

The camp is being held at the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) Training Center. The free two-day camp will feature six hands-on stations for the campers to gain familiarity and experience with fire service functions. The activity stations will include: Ropes and Knots, CPR/First Aid, Aerial Ladder Climb, Confidence Course, Roof Prop and Hose Handling.

Dates: June 29-30, 2019, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Register here.

Additional Information: Thanks to the generosity of the Orange County Fire Authority Foundation, campers will receive an OCFA/GEC t-shirt, hat, water bottle, and backpack. The OCFA Foundation will also provide lunch, healthy snacks, and water for the campers. Teen-aged children of OCFA employees are welcome.

Details

Date:
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Other

Age:
14-18

Venue

1 Fire Authority Road
Irvine, CA 92619

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