Public Safety Academies & Summer Camp

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Apopka Youth Fire Camp

 A one week camp for ages 8 to 13 to learn about the world of fire safety. 

Fire Camp Group Shot 2021 at Fire Station
Firefighter and Kids with hose

About our Apopka Youth Fire Camp

Experience a week of hands-on activities and exercises that will expose kids to the world of fire safety promoting team building, volunteerism, and leadership. We put the fun in learning while challenging them both physically and mentally. Participants will enjoy a behind the scenes look at fire and emergency medical services, while getting an opportunity to explore possible career choices. 

Youth Fire Camp Details

Our camp is held at the Leroy F. Gilliam Training Center (321 E. Cleveland Street, Apopka, FL 32703) Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Apopka Public Safety Academy

Two week academy for high schoolers interested in Law Enforcement or Firefighting/EMS/Paramedic as a future profession. 

Apopka Public Safety Youth Academy 2021 in courtroom
Youth participants pulling the sled at Apopka Police Academy for Youth 2021

About Youth Public Safety Academy

Does your child have an interest in Law Enforcement or Firefighting/EMS/Paramedic as a career?  Have them come experience what it is like by learning from Apopka's finest first responders. As a student, they will learn all aspects of police and fire services. They will have hands on experience by participating in daily physical conditioning, scenarios, and field trips. 

Included topics include: SWAT, Fire Suppression, Crime Scene Investigations, Vehicle Extractions, Police K9, Jail Tour, High Angle Rescues, and much more! 

Note about this Camp:

This program is intended to give local youth who are interested in Public Safety a better understanding of Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services in our community, while getting an opportunity to explore possible career choices. Due to the popular demand for this program, we ask that families who have already participated in this camp allow new Apopka families to experience this cutting edge program.

For more information, please email Officer Jason Wiggins

Camp Details

Our camp is held at the Leroy F. Gilliam Training Center (321 E. Cleveland Street, Apopka, FL 32703).

Additional Information

For more information, please email Officer Jason Wiggins