30 School Street, Orchard Park, NY
District Explorer Program - Open Registration

The Orchard Park Fire District Explorers Post 288 recently has registered with the Boy Scouts of America and sign up is now open to boys and girls ranging in the ages of fourteen (14) through twenty-one (21). The program opens the door for area youths interested in the fire and rescue service by providing a training program centered on The Essentials of Firefighting, all volunteer firefighters must complete this course to become members of the department. Further training is also offered beyond the fire service to enhance the member’s life skill development.  The training will be conducted by experienced firefighters and emergency medical personal. This training is targeted with a strong emphasis on safety; members will gain knowledge of responsibility, be trained in leadership skills, and, learn the importance of teamwork through classroom and hands-on activities. Members will participate in several department events such as, weekly drills, live burns, and on occasion, be called upon to support the department with large incidents if needed.



Throughout its affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America; the explorers are also eligible to attend events and activities sponsored by the BSA. The post meets every 1st and 3rd Monday evening at 7:00 pm at the Orchard Park Central fire hall, 30 School Street, Orchard Park, New York.


Please stop by The Orchard Park Central Fire Hall any Monday evening for more information regarding open registration in becoming a member of The Orchard Park Fire Districts Explorers Post 288 Program.


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