The Explorer program is a component of the Chino Valley Independent Fire District and a division of the Boy Scouts of America (Learning for Life). The program is designed to introduce the Explorer to the fire service as a possible career through training and participation is actual situations. Explorers have the opportunity to work with the community, ride-along with paramedic engine companies, compete in explorer muster events, and attend the Inland Empire Fire Explorer Academy.
The Post Advisors are all full-time members of the Fire District and oversee 35 Explorers. Recruitment occurs in January and June. The position of Explorer is a volunteer position, but can pay many dividends in experience and training for an individual interested in a career in the fire service.
Basic Qualifications of Membership**:
Pass all portions of the application testing process
Maintain a "C" average in each subject in school
Clean driving and police records Age range- 14 to 21
** For more information on rules and regulations, call 909-902-5260 or pick up an Explorer Packet at 14011 City Center Drive, Chino Hills, CA 91709.
Those interested in applying for the post must complete an interest sheet, found at all CVIFD fire stations and at CVIFD administration.