1st Alarm Girls Fire Camp

**3/9/18: The application process is not yet open. Please check back soon.** 

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. This 1st Alarm Girls Fire Camp will be held at the Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) in Marriottsville in July and August 2018. 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.

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 campers build a sense of teamwork and responsibility. The 1st 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 7-8, 2018; Ages 12-16

Second Camp - August 11-12, 2018; Ages 8-11

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. The first will be Thursday, June 7th starting at 7 p.m. and the other will be Saturday, June 9th 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. 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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