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Junior First Responder Camp 2018

Junior CampDoes your child (age 11-13) want to learn about saving lives? Does your child (age 14-16) have an interest in learning more about firefighting, emergency medical services (EMS) or law enforcement?

Firefighters, EMS providers and law enforcement professionals are the first responders that work together to help save lives every day.

HACC is hosting fun, interactive and educational first responder camps in summer 2018! During the four-day camps, middle and high school students will learn from professionals who work and train as first responders in our community!

Beginner Camp for Ages 11-13 Camp is now full!

  • Date: June 18-21, 2018
  • Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center (PSC), Gate 5
  • Cost: $250 per child (includes a T-shirt, snacks, transportation for field trips and a pizza party on the final day)

Students will learn about and participate in activities related to:

  • American Heart Association First Aid and CPR certificationJunior Camp 11
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Fire extinguisher safety and training
  • Internet safety
  • Live fire
  • Physical training
  • Police dogs (K-9)
  • Self-defense
  • Water rescue (to take place at HACC’s pool)

Additionally, students will participate in a panel discussion with professionals from the field and visit the Pennsylvania National Fire Museum and Harrisburg Bureau of Fire. The camp concludes with an obstacle course, so students can demonstrate the skills they learned.

 

Intermediate Camp for Ages 14-16 or 2017 Participants Camper

  • Date: July 30-Aug. 2, 2018 (ages 14-16 or 2017 participants)
  • Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center (PSC), Gate 5
  • Cost: $250 per child (includes a T-shirt, snacks, transportation for field trips and a pizza party on the final day) This camp is for students who attended our 2017 camp or for children ages 14-16. The camp introduces more advanced skill sets used by EMS, firefighters and law enforcement.

Students will learn about and participate in activities related to:

  • Emergency scenes scenarios
  • Firework safety scenarios
  • Gun safety
  • Police dog (K-9) tracking
  • Self- defense
  • Slope rescue
  • Stop The Bleed (a national awareness campaign)
  • Water rescue (to take place at HACC’s pool)

Campers in classAdditionally, students will participate in a panel discussion with professionals from the field and visit the Dauphin County Emergency Communications Center (handles 911 calls) and Harrisburg Bureau of Fire.

At the conclusion of the camp, students will participate in a first responder scenario to demonstrate the skills they’ve learned.

Reserve YOUR Child’s Spot Now!

We hope your child will join us to learn from our dedicated community members. Please email spscinfo@hacc.edu to request an application for registration. Upon registration, students will receive a welcome packet with more details.

Registration is first come, first served. Don’t wait to sign up!

Safely YOURS.

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