Can your teen take the heat? Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue’s four-day fire Teen Fire Academy will be held at the Doug Young Public Safety Training Center (701 Bridge Ave., Murfreesboro) on June 20 – 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
About Teen Fire Academy
The fire academy teaches cadets about the fire service, teamwork, leadership skills and sparks interest in becoming a firefighter.
The Teen Firefighter Academy provides practical training that teaches skills and abilities in firefighting. Teen cadets learn fire extinguisher training, hose stream, equipment use and tour a fire station and dispatch center. They will also watch several demonstrations, including:
- fire investigation
- search & rescue
- live fire
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.
A $25 application fee will be required and can be paid the first day of camp. Register here.