Fire Explorer Program

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Thank you for your interest in Fire Explorers.  

Fire Exploring is a cooperative program between the Novato Fire District and the Learning for Life Organization. Once a year, the Fire District seeks candidates to fill a few vacancies in this competitive youth program serving the communities of Novato.

 Fire Explorers

The purposes of Exploring are to provide experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them in becoming responsible and caring adults. In the process they will learn the in’s and out’s of the Fire District and work side by side with Professional Firefighters and Paramedics serving the communities of Novato.

The program is open to young men and women who are ages 15 1/2 to 21 years old. Color, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background, economic status, or citizenship are not criteria for participation.

  • Prepare for College and the Fire Academy
  • Earn Valuable Life Experience
  • Earn Community Service Hours
  • Add to your College Application & Job Resume

For more information, see the Explorer Program Flyer[PDF].  To Apply, Explorer Application 2017.

For more information on Fire Exploring.

If you have any questions, please contact Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Hamilton at Program


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