Kid's Fire Academy

Kids Fire Academy

June 26 - 28, 2019

Wednesday June 26, 2019 – 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Thursday June 27, 2019 – 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Friday June 28, 2019 – 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Participants of this academy will learn about the History of the Fire Service and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the roles that Firefighter/EMTs serve in the community today. The Academy consists of three, four-hour days.

Topics that will be covered include: fire prevention, first aid, firefighting and rescue, daily duties of Firefighter/EMTs, and requirements to become a Firefighter/EMT. The last day of the Academy will include several "hands on" activities utilizing a variety of equipment the Urbandale Fire Department has.

Requirements to participate: Be between 8-15 years old and live and/or go to school in Urbandale. Participants will receive a Fire Academy t-shirt and have lunch with Firefighters on the last day of the Academy.

Location: UFD Station #42 at 3927 121st St.

Registration: Registrations must be received by Friday May 31, 2019. Registration forms can be downloaded here /DocumentCenter/View/7517 or contact the fire department.