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Kids will learn about back country survival, firefighting, rescue techniques and more
Media Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Charles A. Moore, Fire Chief
PR 14-093

Reno. Nevada. June 9, 2014. The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD), firefighters from Local 3895, and Washoe County Regional Parks are offering their inaugural Kids’ Fire Camp. Participants will enjoy three fun-filled days with firefighters.

The camp is open to boys and girls between the ages of 11-14 who are interested in the fire service. Camp attendees will learn CPR, water safety, back country survival, firefighting and rescue techniques. All of this will take place in a safe and friendly, fast-paced environment and be taught by active duty fire personnel from TMFPD.

The Kids’ Fire Camp will be held at Camp WeChMe at Galena Creek Park, July 7-9, 2014 and the kids will stay overnight July 7 & 8. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application no later than June 20, 2014. For more information about the Kids’ Fire Camp 2014, visit http://www.tmfpd.us/  or contact Brooklyn Joiner at bjoiner@tmfpd.us  or (775) 326-6072.

WHO: Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, Local 3895 & Washoe County Regional Parks present Kids’ Fire Camp

WHAT: Kids ages 11-14 will learn about back country survival, firefighting, rescue techniques, water safety and CPR

WHERE: Camp WeChMe at Galena Creek Park, 18350 Mt. Rose Hwy

WHEN: July 7-9, 2014. Application deadline is June 20, 2014.

COST: $99 per child, some scholarships are available

DETAILS: Visit http://www.tmfpd.us/ or call (775) 326-6072