Youth Firefighter Academy set June 25-29

Monday, June 18, 2018

With the annual Police Boot Camp effort concluding last Friday at Robe-Ann Park, itís time to turn to annual emergency services group for the June 25-29 Youth Firefighter Academy.

The Greencastle Fire Department will partner with the city Parks and Recreation Department for the program designed for middle school-aged youngsters.

Participants will explore the career of a firefighter through fire extinguisher and fitness training, team-building exercises, hose drills and more.

It is scheduled for 9 a.m. until noon each day at shelterhouse No. 2 (adjacent to the skatepark) at Robe-Ann.

Registration deadline is Tuesday, June 19. The program fee is $10 per child, which includes hat, T-shirt and snacks.

Preregistration is required. Forms are available at City Hall or persons may go online to register at

For more information, persons may call the park office at 653-3395.

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