1st Alarm Fire Camp

**The 2019 camp was a great success. Please check back regularly for updated information on the 2020 camp.**


The St. Florian's Brigade will hold a two-day camp for applicants who are interested in learning more about the fire service and what it takes to become a firefighter. The 1st Alarm Fire Camp will be held at the James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center in Marriottsville in summer 2020. This fun and exciting weekend will focus on learning about what it takes to be a firefighter, team building, a burn demo, CPR training, and much more! Additionally, the program empowers campers with life skills and professional guidance that encourages them to pursue a career in public safety.


Applications for 2020 will be uploaded next year. It is a great opportunity for firefighters and paramedics to help campers build a sense of teamwork and responsibility. The 1st Alarm Fire Camp will take place at the James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center, located at 2200 Scott Wheeler Dr. Marriottsville, MD 21104.


Dates and hours for the camp are as follows:


Camp: Summer 2020

Weather/Back-Up Dates:  2020 TBD

Please submit completed applications to dweist@howardcountymd.gov.


If your child is selected to attend, there will be two parent orientation meetings, a parent or guardian MUST attend one of the meetings in 2020. You must only attend one. Both meetings will take place at the PSTC. ** Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. There is a preference for first timers and Howard County residents. Limited to 45 spots. **


For more information please contact Lieutenant Amy Breznak: fd3224@howardcountymd.gov. All media inquiries can be directed to the media line: 410-313-6039.


Check out the PDF brochure.

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