07-21-2014, 06:37 PM #1
Is it worth becoming a explorer for only a year while waiting to go to academy?
I am considering all my options pre-academy...I am 17 and going to a academy next year in July....so would it be benifical to look in to anything pre-academy...explorer/junior or whatever it might be?....I'm not to familiar with the pre-firefighter programs so thoughts and ideas are welcome!thanksYou can call me what ever you like...just don't call me late to dinner.
07-21-2014, 07:13 PM #2
- Join Date
- Nov 2009
Yes it will help in multiple ways
08-02-2014, 02:17 AM #3
- Join Date
- Mar 2013
- So Cal
I was an explorer for nearly 2 years, and then had 2 years between then and an academy. Even with the time between the two I still had a step up on a lot of people and they came to me for help. Personally I feel like explorers is an exceptional way for people to discover if it's something they really want to do (but with you going to an academy next year, it sounds like you already know it's what you want to do) and get some early training. I would recommend that you go for it.
08-04-2014, 11:12 PM #4
- Join Date
- Jul 2014
Yes it is. Get in as much training as you can. I know as much as full members because I have been to calls and meetings since I was five and have always paid attention and it is helping me now being an explorer.
Yesterday, 05:26 PM #5
Individually I feel including explorers is surely an extraordinary path for people to discover should it be a thing these people really need to do (but together with you likely to a great academy future 12 months.
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