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Three-day camp in July for boys and girls interested in the fire service
Media Release
For Immediate Release
www.tmfpd.us
Contact: Charles A. Moore, Fire Chief
cmoore@tmfpd.us
775.409.5352
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Reno, Nevada. May 5, 2014. The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD), firefighters from Local 3895, and Washoe County Regional Parks are pleased to announce the first annual Kids’ Fire Camp. The three-day kids’ camp is open to adventurous boys and girls ages 11-14 who are interested in the fire service. 

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. Camp attendees will learn CPR, water safety, back country survival, firefighting and rescue techniques, as well as participating in daily physical fitness activities. All the activities will take place in a safe, friendly, fast-paced and competitive atmosphere and all instruction will be provided by active duty fire personnel from TMFPD. 

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application no later than June 1, 2014. For more information about the Kids’ Fire Camp 2014, visit 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

COST: $99 per child, some scholarships are available

HOW TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION BY JUNE 1: Visit www.tmfpd.us or call (775) 326-6072 

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