Signup starts Monday June 4 for Orland Fire Junior Cadet program

Signup starts Monday June 4 for Orland Fire Junior Cadet program

Signup starts Monday June 4 for Orland Fire Junior Cadet program

Young people between the ages of 13 and 15 can signup to participate in the Orland Fire Protection DIstrict’s Junior Cadet program

Junior Cadet Program Overview (Monday July 16)

The Orland Fire Protection District Junior Cadet Class (Pilot Program) is being offered this year as a one-day class on Monday, July 16, 2018.  This class will be offered to the first 15 children (residents of the OFPD) between the ages of 13 – 15 years old.

Firefighters from the Orland Fire Protection District

Signup for the program begins Monday June 4.

This class will give students a glimpse of an opportunity to explore Fire Rescue & EMS.

This class will provide a combination of classroom and side-by-side training with our current Firefighters Cadets and OFPD Firefighters.

Registration for the Junior Cadet Class will begin on Monday, June 4th from 9 – 3 at the OFPD Administration Building.  (9790 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL 60462.)

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