1st Alarm Girls Fire Camp

The St. Florian's Brigade of the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) will hold a two-day camp for young women who are interested in learning more about the fire service and what it takes to become a firefighter. This 1st Alarm Girls Fire Camp will be held at the Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) in Marriottsville in July 2017. 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!

We are now accepting applications. Please indicate which age group your child falls under. It is a great opportunity for firefighters and paramedics to help girls build a sense of teamwork and responsibility. 1 st Alarm Girls Fire Camp will take place at the Howard County Fire and Rescue Public Safety Training Center (PSTC), located at 2200 Scott Wheeler Dr. Marriottsville, MD 21104.

Dates and hours for the camp are as follows:

First Camp - July 8 -9, 2017; Ages 8-11

Second Camp – July 29-30; Ages 12-16

Please submit completed applications to fd3224@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. The first will be Wednesday, June 14th starting at 7 p.m. and the other will be Saturday, June 17th starting at 10:00 a.m.  Both meetings will take place at the PSTC. 

For more information please contact Assistant Chief Christine Uhlhorn:  fd1804@howardcountymd.gov or call (443) 865-4814 or Firefighter/Paramedic Camellia Powell fd3797@howardcountymd.gov or call (410) 313-1317.  All media inquiries can be directed to the media line: 410-313-6039.

Check out the PDF brochure for even more information.



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