Summer Fire Academy

Allen Fire Department’s Summer Fire Academy teaches 5th and 6th grade students what it takes to be an Allen firefighter. Students will rehearse practical first aid and fire safety skills, learn about firefighting equipment, build self-confidence and explore firefighting as a possible future career.

2020 Schedule

The 2020 Summer Fire Academy will be held at Fire Station #5 (1950 W. McDermott Drive). Classes will run Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A culminating activity will be held on Friday starting at 9 a.m. followed by a graduation ceremony. 

  • Session 1: June 1-5, 2020
  • Session 2: June 22-26, 2020

Students should bring their own snacks, lunch and beverages. Water will be provided.

Application Process

All students must complete an application, background check and medical/parental release forms. Students will be chosen in the order that all paperwork is received and upon successful completion of the background check. Class sizes are limited.