Girl's Empowerment Camp

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2018 Girl’s Empowerment Camp

2018 camps are full but click on the Join Our Waitlist button to be added to the waitlist.


Open to all teens ages 14 to 18*


Girl’s Empowerment Camp (GEC) is a free 2-day camp open to teens ages 14-18* that introduces them the fire service and provides campers with a realistic, hands-on overview of firefighting and exposure to all aspects of public safety career opportunities in the fire service. Additionally, the program empowers campers with life skills and professional guidance that encourages them to pursue a career in public safety.

Thanks to generous support of sponsors and the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation, campers receive:

  • Hands-on training with firefighting tools and equipment
  • 360-degree view of fire service career options
  • CPR/AED training
  • Drawstring backpack and t-shirt
  • Lunch is provided each day

*Teens of all genders who are at least 14 years old and not over 18 years old at the time of registration may register for and attend the Girl’s Empowerment Camp.