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Fire & EMS Explorer Program

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Explorer Post 1000

FIRE & EMS Explorers get to experience firsthand what it’s like to be a firefighter and emergency medical service provider through firefighting training and ride-alongs during actual fire calls. For students who dream of saving lives in a fast-paced environment, there’s no better introduction than Fire & EMS Career Exploring. Participants will learn how to serve others and develop specialized skills that can literally save lives, while making network connections that can help them take their first steps into their dream career.


  • Learn important leadership skills
  • Participate in hands-on projects to give them a real feel for whether this career is the right one for them
  • Network with professionals who work in these careers daily and who use the latest technology
  • Learn about the educational requirements for a career in fire and emergency services and receive tangible advice on steps they can take now to prepare and position themselves for a successful career in the field of fire and EMS


  • Improved self-confidence
  • Leadership experience and social network development
  • Fun and Exciting “hands-on” career experiences
  • Community service opportunities
  • College & Career Readiness preparation
  • Scholarship opportunities


OUR MISSION — Deliver character-building experiences and mentorship that allow youth to achieve their full potential in both life and work.
OUR VISION — Shape the workforce of tomorrow by engaging and mentoring today’s youth in career and life-enhancing opportunities.

5 Areas of Emphasis: Career Opportunities, Leadership Experience, Life Skills, Citizenship, Character Education

Popular Fire & EMS careers include: Firefighters • Paramedics • Emergency Technicians • Search and Rescue Services • Forest Firefighters • Fire Inspectors • Fire Marshals • Life Guards  • Ski Patrol


Explorers typically meet on a bi-monthly basis during the school year with the specifics being determined by the local adult advisors.

For information on program details and how your youth can become a member please contact us.




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