Girls’ Fire Camp

Girls' Fire Camp

2023  Registration is Closed

The Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) Girls’ Fire Camp is a FREE two-day experience designed to engage young women, ages 14 to 18, and share what it’s like to be a firefighter through fun, hands-on activities. Open to all genders. Space is limited to 30 FIRST-TIME Campers.

Thank you to everyone who signed up for the registration lottery. Selection of the 30 campers selected for the 2023 Girls’ Fire Camp will be notified on Mar 8th via email, the others will be placed on the waitlist.

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Girls’ Fire Camp Information

A two-day camp filled with hands-on activities using firefighting tools, equipment and firefighter’s protective gear. Please note, this is NOT an overnight camp.

Taught by inspirational female firefighters from agencies across the west coast, Girls’ Fire Camp features different scenarios each day, such as, hydrant  and nozzle checks, hose deployment, rope operations, ladders, search and rescue, extrication, forcible entry, emergency medical skills, standpipe evolutions, nutrition, physical fitness and interview techniques.

 Camp Location   

Hosted at the VCFD Regional Training Center located at:

102 Durley Avenue
Camarillo, CA 93010


2023 Dates: Saturday April 15th and Sunday April 16th

Notice to Parents:

  • Students under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign them in and out of camp
  • Camp shirts will be provided
  • Water and lunch will be provided
  • Hats and sunscreen are encouraged

Dress Code:

  • No open toe shoes
  • Comfortable clothes – Pant or jeans; no shorts
  • No spaghetti straps, strapless, tube tops or baggy clothes

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