The Wildland Firefighter Apprentice Program is an accredited, educational program designed to enhance and develop future Fire and Aviation Managers. The intent of the Program is to take a career entry firefighter and provide education, training and paid work experience over a 12 to 48 month period, depending on experience. Upon successful completion of all the requirements of the Apprenticeship Program, the apprentice will reach journey-level status as a wildland firefighter.

Academy Dates

Advanced Academy 62 & 63

Oct 25 - Nov 19, 2015

Advanced Academy 64

Jan 24 - Feb 18, 2016


Basic Academy 65

Jan 31 - Feb 24, 2016

Basic Academy 66

Feb 21 - Mar 16, 2016

Basic Academy 67

Feb 28 - Mar 23, 2016

Basic Academy 68

Mar 20 - Apr 13, 2016

**Academy check-in is on Sunday from 1400 to 1600