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Fire Science Events


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Participants Registration Information

Return signed permission slip to: Rich Atwood via email ratwood@prairiestate.edu or fax (708) 323-2930. 
Call (708) 491-0223 with questions. 


Fire Science Day Camp
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m
Grades 9 - 12, FREE, lunch will be provided. 20 students enrollement.

Prairie State College is offering a day long Fire Science Camp. This camp offers high school students the opportunity to explore their interest in Fire Service. Students will be able to gain knowledge about Fire Service, have the opportunity to experience real life skill building activities and network with professionals in the field. Activities will include a burn demonstration, search and rescue stations, a smoke crawl, and victim rescue.

Why attend:

  • Opportunity to gain “real life” experience in emergency and fire management situations.
  • Opportunity to network with fire service professionals.
  • Experience to add to your résumé and college application.
  • Opportunity to learn the value of teamwork, concentration skills, discipline, and responsibility.


Park Forest Fire Training Facility, 55 N. Orchard