Youth Opportunities: Camp Ignite
Camp Ignite is a 4-day camp that educates and inspires young women to follow their dreams.
Frequently Asked Questions about Camp Ignite
Richmond Fire-Rescue sponsors campers to partake in Camp Ignite every year.
If you have any questions or would like more information about Camp Ignite, please contact us for more information.
Who is Camp Ignite for?
The camp is open to girls in grades 11 and 12 (ages 16 to 18), and gives them an introduction to the world of firefighting. Aside from firefighting, each participant will learn about fitness, nutrition, health and teamwork.
When is Camp Ignite?
Camp Ignite takes place annually every August.
Is sponsorship available for Camp Ignite?
Every year, Richmond Fire-Rescue sponsors one to two young women, aged 16 to 18 who live in Richmond to attend Camp Ignite so there are no costs and no barriers to participate.
Applications for Camp Ignite 2020 are currently being accepted.
When is the deadline to apply?
Please visit the Camp Ignite website to find out about upcoming dates and deadlines.
How do I apply?
Application forms can be found on the Camp Ignite website.
How do I apply to be sponsored for Camp Ignite?
If you are interested in receiving sponsorship from Richmond Fire-Rescue to attend Camp Ignite, download and submit the application directly to Camp Ignite and also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating your interest in being sponsored.
*Note: Camp Ignite is not a Richmond Fire-Rescue event. Camp Ignite is an independent mentorship program supported by various regional fire departments and local unions.
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