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Eighth annual program available for rising seventh- and eighth-graders


The Forsyth County Fire Department invites youth of Forsyth County interested in learning what it takes to be a firefighter to sign up for a free weeklong daytime summer camp program. The Junior Fire Academy, for students entering seventh and eighth grade this fall, will be held Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8. 


The camp provides participants education and experiences surrounding the job of a firefighter. Topics covered include firefighting, search-and-rescue practices, CPR and more.


“The Junior Fire Academy is a great way to show our community’s students a week in the life of a firefighter while also helping them build a sense of teamwork and responsibility,” said Fire Chief Danny Bowman. “We want the children to learn safety lessons about things around their homes and schools that they encounter every day.” 


The Junior Fire Academy program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Fire Department Headquarters at the Forsyth County Public Safety Complex on Settingdown Road. Campers may be dropped off after 8 a.m. and must be picked up by 4 p.m. 


Those interested in attending the Junior Fire Academy must submit a completed application by Friday, May 11. The application is available on the Fire Department page on the Forsyth County website at Space for the program is limited. 


For more information about the Junior Fire Academy, call the Forsyth County Fire Department Public Education Division at (678) 455-8072.  

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