Kids get an inside look at what it's like to be a firefighter in the return of "Kids Fire Camp."
The Roseville Fire Department will host "Kids Fire Camp” June 25-30. The department will select 24 lucky campers, ages 11-14, to learn all about the job of a firefighter.
Camp attendees will learn water safety, first aid, rescue practices, physical fitness, and firefighting skills. Campers will work in teams as they to put their skills into action through a variety of hands on exercises. Off-duty Roseville firefighters will be volunteering their time, serving as camp counselors throughout the week.
If your child is interested, he or she will be required to complete an application, including a one-page letter describing their reasons for wanting to attend Kids Fire Camp 2012. A letter of recommendation from their teacher or principal is also required.
The cost of the camp is $175. Scholarships are available, certain income restrictions apply. Applications are due by May 25.