Apply on-line now for Colorado Firecamp's upcoming S-130/190 Basic Firefighter classes:
Cost: $525 includes tuition, books, meals & lodging. Cost will increase to $550 in 2018.Agency sponsorship is not required. The pack test is offered on Sunday or Wednesday of each class. Apply online now.
List of items needed for class is posted with S-130/190 class details.Daily bus service to Salida departs from downtown Denver at 1:45 pm with a one-way cost of about $29 on Arrow/Black Hills Stage Lines on route #125. Light rail train service departs every 15 minutes on RTD University of Colorado A Line between Denver International Airport and Union Station in downtown Denver, with a ticket cost of $9 each way. Schedule your flight arrival time for 11:30 am or earlier on the day prior to your class start for the bus connections to Salida. Extra night of lodging costs $25. Firecamp staff will pick-up and drop-off students at the bus stop in Salida at no charge.
Information about finding a job as a wildland firefighter.
South Canyon Fire witness statement — Tony Petrilli, 1994
Introduction to ICS
Interagency Media Guidelines for Wildland Fires—March, 2004
What you need for the class:
Students are not required to provide other personal protective equipment, but are asked to bring whatever wildland gear they have.
Bedding and bath linens are provided by Ponderosa Lodge.
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