BFD Explorers Program 

The BFD Explorers Program gives the youth (aged 15 to 20) the opportunity to gain valuable insight into a career at the Fire Department, while simultaneously building plans for their futures. The innovative program helps participants gain work experience and assistance with educational and fitness requirements that are critical to successfully pursuing a career within the Firefighter industry. Participants also develop contacts with BFD Firefighters, EMTs, Paramedics and others already on the job.  


Requirements to Join:

  • At least 15 to 20 years of age and enrolled in a high school, college or general equivalency (GED) program.

  • Proof of ability to maintain satisfactory report card average.

  • Provide a doctor's letter of good health.

For more information on how to become an Explorer please call 208-785-8605, or email Dennis Bell.