04-20-2004, 04:42 PM #1
2005 National explorer conference
Well, its time to reserve a spot. Looks like we've outgrown the capacity of the NFA. Too bad, it was really nice there. This time it will be in Texas.
04-21-2004, 05:40 PM #2
Did I miss the 2004 one??? anybody have info PLEASE!?!?!?AJ, MICP, FireMedic
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04-21-2004, 09:55 PM #3
No, there is no 2004 conference. They are held every other year.
04-23-2004, 03:45 PM #4
- Join Date
- Oct 2003
we will be attending the 2005 confrence. i belive it will be at texas A&M right???IF YOU FOLLOW ALL OF THE RULES YOU MISS ALL OF THE FUN.
Moose (Post 2028 Vice President/ Command Officer)Explorer Highland Twp. Fire/Rescue Dept.
Any Questions Contact Me At Moose20282@yahoo.com
These Are My Opinions, Not that of My Dept. or Any other Orgnazition I Belong to.
04-24-2004, 05:03 AM #5
from the website
2005 National Fire/Emergency Services Exploring Conference
The National Fire/Emergency Services Exploring Committee will host its third biennial National Fire/Emergency Services Exploring Conference. This event began in 2001. One of the reasons for the success of the conference has been the Advisors' active support and participation.
Monday, June 20, 2005 to Thursday, June 24, 2005 (Tentative)
Texas Engineering Extension Service/Texas A&M - College Station, Texas
The cost is $350 per person.
The program is several days of exciting competitions and events:
Team competitions. CPR and Movement, Spinal Immobilization and Move, Arson Investigation, Bunker Gear and SCBA Relay, Room Search, Paramedic Biking Competition, Make & Break, Ladder Raise.
Individual events. One-Person CPR, Candidate Physical Ability (CPAT), Written Examination, Initial Size-Up and Incident Command, Wildfire Shelter Deployment, Bunker Gear and SCBA, Drill Competition. Evening activities: Bucket Brigade and Fire/Emergency Services Jeopardy.
Seminars. Innovative Fire Apparatus Designs; Mediation Skills: Changing Conflict to Communications; Mistakes that Kill: Hard Lessons and Basic Mistakes from the Emergency Scene; Fire Photography: Capturing the Action; Hometown Terrorism: Real-World Problems in Everytown, USA; Abbottville: A "Model" City of Major Disasters; Smokejumpers and Hotshots: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a "Real" Firefighter?; Initial Patient Assessment: Where It All Starts.
The Post Reservation/Security Deposit form is available on the Web site - Click here to download a copy.
Posts should complete the form and obtain the local Learning for life office signature for approval. Forward the form, along with the $100 post deposit, to the national office. Upon receipt at the national office, the post will receive their conference packet. You must be an Explorer post to attend.
The 2005 program guidebook and forms will be on this Web site soon.
04-24-2004, 09:34 AM #6
- Join Date
- May 2003
- Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
Our explorers are attempting to raise the money to go, I think it would be an awesome event to goto.Tell me I forget,Show me I remember, Involve me and I understand.
EMT-B/Fire Fighter/Explorer Program Director
Plymouth Twp. Fire Explorers
Plymouth Twp. Fire/EMS Explorers
08-06-2004, 12:08 AM #7
- Join Date
- Sep 2002
In 2003 our post got 2nd Place for the Ladder Raise and 1st Place for the hose event, only post from FL that went.
04-28-2005, 03:53 AM #8
04-28-2005, 03:57 AM #9
Updates from the site
There will be eight team events, each sponsored by an agency with considerable expertise in the respective event subject. The events will be as follows:
CPR and Movement
Spinal Immobilization and Move
Bunker Gear and SCBA Relay
Paramedic Biking Competition
Make & Break
Individual events may include the following:
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)
Initial Size-Up and Incident Command
Wildfire Shelter Deployment
Bunker Gear and SCBA
A wide range of federal agencies, national fire service, and emergency service associations will be represented at the conference. All seminars are walk-in events (no scheduling is required). Seminars could include:
CAREER TRACT: Exploring career options in the Fire Service
EMS: New technologies review and operations of "Charlie"
TEXAS FOREST SERVICE: Space Shuttle Recovery
INDUSTRIAL FIREFIGHTING: What are the differences: Industrial vs. Municipal
DANIELLE SMALLEY FOUNDATION: Pipeline Safety and Awareness
USAR K-9 RESCUE: Review of use of canine search and rescue
TERRORISM AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION: Fire service role in Homeland Defense
LPG EMERGENCIES: LPG awareness and operations
FIRE PREVENTION AND INVESTIGATIONS: Overview of fire prevention and arson investigation
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING: Types and use of personal protective equipment
FIREFIGHTING TOOLS: Course review and application of new tools used in the fire service
TEXAS TASK FORCE ONE: NYC response and USAR training
05-09-2005, 01:21 AM #10
05-22-2005, 09:51 PM #11
- Join Date
- May 2005
05-23-2005, 07:22 PM #12
- Join Date
- Aug 2004
i was planning on going, but im taking to summer school classes so u can graduate my Jr. Year...SO, I cant go!!! grr..Kat
Champaign Explorer Post 207
06-06-2005, 07:13 PM #13
This topic doesn't deserve to be at the bottom of the page.
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