immersive fire based camp building essential skills in young women for bold and bright futures
The camp takes place in the late Spring. 2019 dates are still pending.
Camp Ember is hosted by Red Rocks Community College, West Metro Fire Protection District, and Arvada Fire Protection District. Camp Ember is a 4 day, 3-night camp offered to young women ages 16-18, from May 31-June 3, 2018. The camp is FREE for the young women selected and includes training, mentorship from community female firefighters, lodging, transportation between training events and food/drink. Campers will be introduced to the world of firefighting and EMS by mentors that will inspire them to embrace their full potential!
Skills and training offered include:
- Bunker gear drills
- Climbing an aerial ladder
- CPR and First Aid certification
- Search and rescue
- Fire hydrant operations
- Fire hose handling
- Team building
- Fitness and nutrition