The Cameron Park Fire Explorer Program is a youth organization sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America. All Explorer Posts will be chartered under the rules and regulations of the Learning for Life, and Cameron Park Fire Department.
The Cameron Park Fire Department Explorer Post 89 consists of young men and women who are interested in a career in the fire service. Anyone between the ages of 14 and 20, who reside within the communities of Cameron Park, Rescue and Shingle Springs are eligible apply to Explorer Post 89. Applicants living outside these areas will be accepted on a case by case basis. Explorers receive basic training and hands on experience as a firefighter. It is the goal of the Explorer Program to provide the skills and training necessary for its members to successfully apply for volunteer, seasonal and professional firefighter positions. Even if members do not decide to go into the fire service as a career, the program provides a structured, regimented environment that will benefit each and every explorer.
Explorers are required to:
- Attend mandatory trainings every other Sunday
- Participate in community events
- Represent the fire department and the CSD with professionalism
Applications are available at Cameron Park Fire Department Station 88 at 2961 Alhambra Drive.
If you have any questions you can email Explorer Post 89 Advisor Engineer Ryan Smith at Ryan.Smith@fire.ca.gov
Engineer Smith can be reached at (530)677-6190.