Maryland State Firemen's Association

Future Convention Dates
June 19-25, 2020
June 18-24, 2021

June 12-17, 2022

Executive Committee Meetings
September 21 and 22, 2019
Bay District Volunteer Fire Department

December 7 and 8, 2019
Suderlersville Volunteer Fire Department


August 16, 2019
NFPA 1300 - Standard on Community Risk Assessment and Community Risk Reduction Plan Development.
August 16, 2019
Carroll County PSTC interim TCM
August 16, 2019
Carroll County Vol Emerg Services Assn Job Announcements
August 13, 2019
National Volunteer Fire Council Membersip
August 1, 2019
Executive Committee Meeting - September 21 & 22, 2019
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Online Calendar
Next Seven Days
August 19, 2019
Cecil County Vol. Firemen's Association
Community Fire Company of Perryville
August 20, 2019
Wicomico County Volunteer Firemen's Assn
Allen Volunteer Fire Comapny
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Cadet and Junior Firefighter Programs

Do you think recruiting only means the pool of people of high school age or older? How old were you when you first had the interest in fire trucks? Consider a program that brings in a new and earlier source of potential future leaders. Here we’ll offer  information, suggestions, and best practices for initiating or improving upon a cadet or junior firefighter program.

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Example Cadet Program Standard Operating Procedure (0.3 Mb)

Sample Junior Firefighter Program Brochure (0.5 Mb)

Sample Cadet Program Brochure (0.5 Mb)

Cadet Program Guidelines (3 Mb)


Do you have suggestions or ideas for Cadet and Junior Firefighter programs that you are willing to share with others?
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