The Chandler Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting Cadet Day Camp for teens interested in becoming a firefighter.

Do you have a teen who is interested in pursuing a career as a firefighter? Perhaps they have just always found that line of work fascinating. The Chandler Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a really cool event on June 8th where they can learn what it is like to be a firefighter.

The CVFD Cadet Camp will be held on June 8th at the Chandler Volunteer Fire Department and will be open to teens ages 14 through 18. The event will cost $20 and that will cover lunch and a t-shirt for all cadets attending. The CVFD says that they are capping off the day camp at 20 cadets, so if you're interested, you will want to sign up ASAP on March 1st.

My WJLT 105.3 logo
Get our free mobile app

This event will be fun and educational for those interested in the work a firefighter does. Plus it's not something that you have the chance to experience that often at that age. The CVFD Cadet Camp isn't just open to teens who live in Chandler either. Any teen in that age group can sign up to be a part of the event! You can find out more information and what you can expect with the CVFD Cadet Camp below.

CVFD Cadet Camp

When - June 8, 2021

Time - 8:00-5:00 p.m.

Where - Chandler Volunteer Fire Department

Sign up - March 1, 2022 on the CVFD Cadet Facebook Page

The day will be comprised of:

  • What it’s like to be a firefighter
  • Touring the Fire House
  • Learn how to: Catch a hydrant, control a fire hose, recognize the different water streams, and use of extrication tools
  • The EMS side of firefighting

LOOK Inside This Vintage Illinois Fire Department Extrication Vehicle from the 1970's

This unique vehicle was listed on Facebook Marketplace in December 2021.

How To Change The Color Of Your Campfire

You can change the color of your campground by adding simple ingredients that you have at home. Each ingredient you sprinkle into the fire has a different effect.

Things Not To Leave In Your Car When It's Freezing Outside

When the weather is below freezing (32 Degrees), some items that could be found in your vehicle could be potentially hazardous or not work anymore after being left out in the cold for that long.

More From My WJLT 105.3