Youth Outreach Academy: 2015 training diary

Follow the students on their amazing journey

The academy is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for local students to experience what it takes to become firefighter. Follow along!

 

Youth Outreach Academy

By City of Vancouver

This morning, students grades 10 to 12 from Vancouver schools braved the weather to begin the week-long annual VFRS Youth Academy.

  • Day 1: Monday, April 13

    By City of Vancouver

    This morning, students grades 10 to 12 from Vancouver schools braved the weather to begin the week-long annual VFRS Youth Academy.

  • Day 1

    By City of Vancouver

    Students were fitted with full firefighter turnout gear, and introduced to the fire trucks and their on-board equipment.

  • Day 1

    By City of Vancouver

    They were shown the essentials of hose-handling, fire-streams, and connecting 5-inch supply lines. 

  • Day 1

    By City of Vancouver

    Most importantly, they learned that teamwork is going to be critical for their success on these fire training grounds.