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WILDFIRE EXPLORER ACADEMY #21 WILL BE IN 2015

Contact us if you want to know how to get in the Academy!

Academy Dates: March-April 2015

ACADEMY HOMEWORK;

Week 1-

  1. Working with Inmates Final
  2. Fema IS-700a Final (take at the following link, http://training.fema.gov./EMI/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-700.a
  3.  the 10 Standard Fire Fighting Orders. There will be a test!

Week 2-

  1. 3 page Report & Poster on assigned topic.
  2. Study for the 10's/18's Final.
  3. Invite your friends, family, post advisors, and your fire chiefs to your Graduation.
  4. Learn the Wildland Water Use Hand Signals that are in your IRPG, you will be tested.
  5. Check this website daily for new assignments
  6. If you can, Get yourself a Compass for Land Navigation training.

 Week 3-

  1. Study for S-130 Unit 11 Quiz, Unit 17 quiz, and S-130 Final
  2. 10's & 18's Final
  3. Complete your final invitations

Week 4 of the Academy will be TBA. Graduation will be TBA @ 12:00 noon

  • Notify those you invited that the Academy Graduation will be TBA, 2015 @ noon
  • Monitor this website for more updates.

March/April on the Wekends, Fri, Sat, Sun

Academy 20 had 44 Explorer Cadets from the following Agencies-

  • US Forest Service Fire. Post 99 and Post 101
  • Kern County Fire Dept.
  • Ventura County Fire Dept.
  • Los Angeles County Fire Dept.
  • Orange County Fire Authority
  • Los Angeles Fire Department
  • Montebello Fire Department
  • Riverside County F.D./Cal Fire
  • Bakersfield Fire Deparment

 

Agencies that have participated in the Academy

U.S. Forest Service- Angeles National Forest

Los Angeles Fire Dept.- Los Angeles County Fire Dept.- Pasadena Fire Dept.- Oxnard Fire Dept.- Kern County Fire Dept.-

Santa Barbara Fire Dept.- Downey Fire Department- Ventura County Fire Dept.- West Covina Fire Dept.-

Montebello Fire Dept.- Orange County Fire Authority.- Bakersfield City Fire Dept.- Alhambra Fire Dept.- Hume Lake Fire Dept.

Riverside County F.D./Cal Fire.- Murrieta Fire Dept.

more to come...