Southern Area Recruitment Camp
Made possible through a collaborative effort involving the Southern Region, the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, and the Augusta Interagency Hotshot Crew
Recruitment Camp Dates: June 2024
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Who? Prospective entry level federal wildland firefighters. Open to U.S. citizens at least age 18 by June 2024.
What? 40 hour PAID recruitment camp featuring foundational wildland firefighter courses, daily physical training, and coaching on the federal job application process. Pre-work will include IS100, IS700, and L-180. Course work will include S-130, S-190.
Where? Augusta Interagency Hotshot Crew Base, Augusta Springs, VA.
How? Made possible through a collaborative effort involving the Southern Region, the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest, and the Augusta IHC, with special thanks to the Eldorado National Forest for its innovation and hard work in setting the standard.