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Youth firefighting opportunities

Youth Outreach Academy celebration

Are you a high school student with a passion for finding out more about a career in firefighting?

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services provides different opportunities for secondary school students to learn that working as a firefighter involves more than just fighting fires. Choose an item from the list below to see what we mean.

Youth firefighting opportunities

Youth Outreach Academy auto extrication

Youth Outreach Academy

Select Vancouver students in grades 10 through 12 can train as firefighters and earn CPR-C certification at this exciting Fire and Rescue Services youth program.

Camp Ignite - firefighting training for Metro Vancouver teen girls

Camp Ignite - Firefighting camp for young women

Young women aged 16 to 19 learn professional firefighting, life saving, and search and rescue techniques taught by Metro Vancouver female firefighters.

Youth Fire Academy 2013 training diary

Academy diary

Find out how Metro Vancouver students handle firefighter training as part of the 2015 Youth Outreach Academy by Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services.


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Youth Outreach AcademyCamp Ignite - Firefighting camp for young women