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Swampscott Fire Department Youth Firefighter Program

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The Swampscott Recreation Department and Swampscott Fire Department have teamed up to bring you a new Youth Firefighter Program.

Participants will:

  • Learn about fire safety and apply what they’ve learned

  • Learn about fire department trucks (apparatus) and personnel

  • Hands on with various equipment

  • Hoses-proper techniques to connect to hydrant, flow water, roll up etc.

  • Extinguishers the ABCs

  • Rescue tools hands on and view demonstrations

  • Fire gear turnout gear, SCBA etc.

  • And much more…

We require:

  • Closed-toed shoes / sneakers every day. Open-toed shoes / sandals are not permitted

  • that participants NOT be allowed cell phones during camp

  • that participants shall follow all health and safety regulations

Drop-off will be at:       Swampscott Fire Headquarters, 76 Burrill St.  9:00 am

  • The Swampscott Fire Department is not responsible for loss, theft or damage of personal items brought to this program. Please leave valuable items at home.

  • The fire station can not be guaranteed to be a nut-free environment.

  • Program activities may include but are not limited to:

  • Using/handling tools

  • Climbing ladders

  • Going on Town owned boats- please bring your own life jacket if you have one

  • Use of fire extinguishers on a controlled live-fire prop

  • CPR/first aid training

  • Handling fire hoses/nozzles

  • Campers may be transported to other locations in or about Swampscott during camp

  • Search training in dark environments

  • Going on fire trucks

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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