Junior Fire Academy Application

Have an interest in Firefighting and the Fire Department? Students with an interest in the fire service will have an opportunity this summer to learn about the Fire Department and what it takes to be a Firefighter. Daily activities will include physical fitness training, introduction to basic firefighting, and field trips to the following.

I acknowledge the personal benefits accruing to me (and my child, as applicable) by reason of participation in the above described event and am aware of the activities in which I, or my child, will be involved through said participation.

I hereby, in consideration of such benefits and other good and valuable consideration received, consent to the above listed participation and release absolutely, forever discharge, hold harmless and covenant not to sue the City of Englewood, EnglewoodFire Department , and camp location (including colleges, universities and conference centers), its directors, employees, agents, volunteers and affiliates (“Englewood Fire Department” and “camp location”) from any and all present or future liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, whether asserted by me or a third party arising out of my (or my child’s) participation in event activities (the “Claims”). I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Englewood Fire Department and camp location for any such Claims brought by me or a third party from any costs associated with defending or litigating such claims, including but not limited to attorney fees, costs and legal expenses.

Medical Emergency:
In the event of injury or a medical emergency, I understand that the Englewood Fire members and camp location, will be responsible for the medical care of all attendees. It will be the group leader’s responsibility to assess medical needs, obtain and consent to appropriate medical care, transport persons in need of medical care and contact parents or guardians of minors. I release Englewood Fire Dept. and camp location from any and all liability related to medical treatment. In addition, I assume the risk and financial responsibility for any injury resulting from the attendee’s participation in all Englewood Fire Dept. and camp location events.

Recreation Addendum.
The recreation programs at summer event locations strive to offer fun, safe and challenging activities that engage the whole person--body, mind and soul. Program staffs are trained and as a team committed to your rewarding experience with safety as their highest priority. However, there are inherent risks to participation in recreation activities, including but not limited to, initiative games, high and low challenge course, outdoor education, paintball and aquatics. You could experience any of the following - elevated heart and respiratory rates, uncomfortable group dynamics, climbing or descending unpredictable and possibly slick or uneven terrain, crossing narrow wires and logs, jumping, running, climbing/ descending steep rock faces, traveling long distances in remote settings, carrying weight on your backs and shoulders, unforeseen forces of nature or weather, any of which could result in injury/illness that could result in loss of life, limb and/or property.

Assumption of Risk.
I am aware of the risks associated with participation in any camp related event and do hereby voluntarily assume full responsibility for any risk of loss, property damage or personal injury, including death, that may result from participation in event activities.

Preference will be given to Englewood residents, an email will be sent one week prior to the parents upon acceptance to the Junior Fire Academy Camp.