CTFR Explorer Post 475

What is an Explorer?

Fire & Emergency Service exploring is open to young men and women ages 14-18 with an interest in learning about careers in the fire & emergency service field.

You will develop:

  • Leadership Skills
  • Respect for firefighters & explorers
  • New personal skills

You will learn:

  • Emergency call protocols
  • Firefighting policies & procedures
  • Team Building
  • Proper Equipment Usage

You will have an opportunity to participate in

  • Fire fighting training scenarios i.e. buildings
  • Ambulance calls
  • National & Regional Events

You will have an opportunity to network with

  • Explorers across the USA
  • Firefighting  & Emergency Services professionals
  • Forest Firefighters

When do meetings take place?

This post meets on a monthly basis to train and develop skills. Explorers can also attend department Fire & EMS trainings to gain further knowledge.

Exploring will provide you with the following benefits:

  • Improved self-confidence 
  • Leadership experience and social network development 
  • Fun and Exciting “hands-on” career experiences
  • Community service opportunities
  • College & Career Readiness preparation