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30/01/2017 - Cadets State Camp
ESV Cadet State Camp
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services is pleased to announce the opportunity for emergency services volunteer cadets to attend the DFES Cadet State Camp, 2017. This year the camp will take place at Fairbridge Camp Grounds, South West Highway, Pinjarra, from 1600hrs Friday 28th April 2017 to 1600hrs Sunday 30th April 2017. The camp will be offered to both emergency services cadets based in schools and in emergency services volunteer brigades, groups and units (BGUs). DFES is offering a limited number of camp-fee sponsored places to BGU cadets throughout the state. Successful applications will have all camp fees paid by DFES, however transport to and from camp is the responsibility of parents and guardians .
Cadets will participate in a range of activities including rock climbing, abseiling, ropes courses and information sessions from volunteer emergency services including the RAC Rescue Helicopter. Volunteer services from across the state will be engaged to provide an opportunity for cadets to participate in important emergency services based activities to further build relationships, develop leadership and problem solving skills, and enhance personal resilience.
Completed cadet nominations are to be forwarded through the BGU captain, manager or commander to the Strategic Volunteer Coordinator Youth Programs at Lynelle.firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 21st March 2017. Cadets will be notified if they are successful in obtaining a position by 31st March 2017. Late nominations cannot be accepted.
Please see attachments for the Camp timetable and Nomination form: