Jr. Cadets

About

Each year we permit campers who have exceeded the age requirement for camp to assisst as Jr. Cadets, acting as part of the camp staff. The number of Jr. Cadets selected varies by need each year. Selection is made via an application process. Submitting an application to be a Jr. Cadet does not guarantee selection.

Candidates selected will recieve a Staff shirt. Jr. Cadets assist in various capacitities as needed and may include assisting with lunch setup, assisting groups, setup with stations, assisting with water and snacks, or any other age appropriate task.

Jr. Cadets attend camp at no cost.

Requirements

Candidates must:

  • have attended at least one prior camp session
  • exceed the age requirements to attend camp
  • be no older than 14 years of age
  • have transportation to and from camp
  • have parent permission
  • remain respectful to all campers and staff
  • adhear to all other camp rules

Duties

Jr. Cadets may be asked to assist:

  • camp staff as needed with tasks such as registration, setting up activites, aiding in directing groups from activity to activity
  • camp staff in serving lunch to the campers
  • with delivery of water/snacks to the groups
  • camp staff to teach or demonstarte a station
  • with other tasks as needed

Online Application

Jr. Cadet Applicant Information

Jr. Cadet Applicant Medical Information

Medical History:

Current Medications:

Medication Allergies:

Emergency Contact Information

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Parent Information

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Additional Information

Special Needs or Comments:

*Please tell us why we should select your child as a Jr. Cadet:

Verification

By submitting this form I verify that I am the parent/guardian of the child listed above, a minor child applying to participate in Junior Fire Camp as a Jr. Cadet, sponsored by the Vigo County Agencies of Emergency Response (VCAER). For my child and myself I acknowledge, agree and understand that:

  1. Voluntarily and of my own free will, I agree to allow my child to participate in the Junior Fire Camp as a Jr. Cadet. I understand that submission of this application does not gurantee selection of my child as a Jr. Cadet as applicants are accepted on an as needed basis.
  2. I understand that the participant may be involved in certain physical activities and there are certain potential risks and hazards involved in participation in Junior Fire Camp as a Jr. Cadetthat could result in stress, injury or death to participant(s), including, but not limited to those hazards associated with natural conditions, equipment, staff and other participant’s actions.
  3. I hereby approve my child’s participation in all aspects of Junior Fire Camp as a Jr. Cadet.
  4. I understand that I will need to provide daily transportation for my child to and from the camp site.
  5. To the best of my knowledge, there are no physical or other conditions which would restrict my child’s participation in Junior Fire Camp as a Jr. Cadet. I further consent to any emergency medical treatment for my child deemed to be required by medical professionals, and will remain responsible for all costs incurred for such care.
  6. I voluntarily elect to accept and assume all risk of injury incurred or suffered by my child while participating in Junior Fire Camp as a Jr. Cadet, including all activities related thereto.
  7. I release, discharge and agree not to hold liable the Vigo County Agencies of Emergency Response (VCAER), and/or any of these agencies departments, officers, members, employees, or any person or entity connected with these agencies for any claim, damages, costs, or cause of action which my child or I may now, or in the future, have as a result of injuries or damages sustained or incurred by my child from whatever cause including but not limited to the negligence, breach of contract or wrongful conduct of the parties hereby released, and shall indemnify and hold harmless the Vigo County Agencies of Emergency Response (VCAER) and/or any of these agencies departments, officers, members, employees, or any person or entity connected with these agencies for any and all claims or damages of any kind what so ever which may result from the activities for which my permission has been given.
  8. I understand that any information, including medical information, provided on this form will be kept private and only shared with the Vigo County Junior Fire Camp Staff as needed except, under circumstances where my child requires medical attention, the information provided will be shared with health care workers providing direct care to my child.

By checking this box I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the above statements.

Camp Sponsors

Participating Agencies

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