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375 Printers Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Phone: 719-385-5950
Hours: Headquarters 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Division of the Fire Marshal 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

City of Colorado Springs / Fire / Summer Heat Fire Camp / Typical Schedule

Summer Heat Typical Schedule


8:00-2:30               Confidence/Ropes Course


8:00-9:00               Welcome, introduction of staff, overview of camp curriculum, assign teams
9:00-9:45               Nutrition class
9:45-10:30            Physical fitness
10:30-12:00          Breakout sessions: turnout distribution, group photos
12:00-1:00            Lunch with guest speakers
1:00-5:00               Station 1 tour and Fallen Firefighter Memorial

5:00-5:30               Group time, dismissal


8:00-8:15               Welcome
8:15-10:00            Breakout sessions: SCBA and life safety behaviors
10:00-12:00          Breakout sessions: rescue, tools, PPE with SCBA, ropes
12:00-1:00            Lunch with guest speakers
1:00-3:00               Breakout sessions: rescue, tools, PPE with SCBA, ropes
3:00-4:45               Breakout sessions: rescue simulation, tool hoist
4:45-5:30               Fire Behavior class, dismissal


8:00-8:20               Welcome
8:20-9:00               Physical fitness
9:00-9:45               Hose Streams class
9:45-12:00            Breakout sessions: booster, 1-3/4" with cone, maze with SCBA, propane practice
12:00-1:30            Lunch with guest speakers
1:30-5:00               CPR Training
5:00-6:00               Propane drill preparation and arrival of guests
6:00-8:00               Dinner and propane drill, dismissal 


8:00-8:10               Welcome
8:10-12:30            Breakout sessions: ladders, aerial climb, medical scenario, muster practice
12:30-1:30            Lunch with guest speakers
1:30-4:30               Transport to/from P& L, breakout sessions: auto extrication, tools
4:30-5:20               Review home fire safety inspection homework and nutrition diaries
5:20-5:30               Group time, dismissal


8:00-8:10               Welcome
8:10-9:00               Physical fitness
9:00-12:00            Candidate Physical Ability Test video, orientation and practice
12:00-1:00            Lunch with guest speakers
1:00-3:00               Muster competition
3:00-3:30               Equipment turn in
4:00-4:30               Introduction to the Explorer Post, dismissal

5:30-7:30               Commencement Ceremony