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Junior Firefighter Camp

Join Firefighter Frank For
Aug 16th 10am-1pm & Aug 17th 11am-12:30pm (Graduation Ceremony)
Pre-Registration July 9-Aug 5
$15 Y Members $25 Public– Prices increase $5 after Aug 5th -contingent upon availability.
Location: 6th ward playground off River St on Scramling Ave Oneonta, NY

At the Oneonta Family YMCA, kids have the opportunity to make friends, have fun, get active and discover who they are. The Oneonta Family YMCA, in collaboration with the Oneonta Firefighters, provides hands on firefighting experience for kids ages 4 years old thru 3rd grade. Each child is issued a Jr. Firefighter t-shirt and plastic helmet. During this program, children learn stop drop and roll, crawl low in smoke, and get a chance to practice firefighter related skills and drills with actual firemen. While learning fire safety is the priority, the kids also enjoy getting wet and having fun. 
This Y program is a collaboration with the Oneonta Firefighters, 6th Ward Playground and based around the Chief Russo Memorial Fire Truck Playground

Each day starts with roll call and calisthenics.
Wet and fun drill activities
Fire prevention skills & special guests such as NYSP K9 unit & Life Net Helicopter
Experience a hands on visit with a real fire truck
Our last day will include a graduation ceremony with ice cream, sponsored by the Golden Guernsey
All activities are contingent upon actual emergencies and the resources available

Funded in part by: National Bank of Delaware County and Five Star Urgent Care

Earlier Event: August 15
Sweet Marie
Later Event: August 16
Junior Firefighter Camp