Public Safety Academies & Summer Camp

2021 Online Registration Opening on April 27, 2021 at 8 AM on CivicRec.

Pre-registration Instructions

  1. Visit the City's Recreation website and click the button to Log In/Create Account
  2. Families must create a new family profile in CivicRec in order to register for camp. Please Note: If you have previously used the CivicRec site, you will just need to log in to your existing account.  
  3. Once camp registrations are open, you can login with your account credentials and register.

Apopka Youth Fire Camp 2021

Experience a week of hands-on activities and exercises that will expose kids to the world of fire safety promoting team building, volunteerism, and leadership. We put the fun in learning while challenging them both physically and mentally. Participants will enjoy a behind the scenes look at fire and emergency medical services, while getting an opportunity to explore possible career choices. 

There will be a mandatory orientation meeting on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM at the Leroy F. Gilliam Training Center. This meeting is for all four Apopka Youth Fire camps.  

Camp Details:

  • Class Dates and Times: Monday through Friday 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Location: Leroy F. Gilliam Training Center (321 East Cleveland Street, Apopka, FL 32703)

Camp Information:

  • Camp One for Ages 8 to 10: Monday, June 7 to Friday, June 11
  • Camp Two for Ages 11 to 13: Monday, June 14 to Friday, June 18
  • Camp Three for Ages 8 to 10: Monday June 21 to Friday, June 25
  • Camp Four for Ages 11 to 13: Monday, June 28 to Friday, July 2

Camp Ages:

This camp is for ages 8 to 13. 

Camp Fee:

The fee for this camp is $80, which includes all camp activities, lunch and afternoon snack, and a t-shirt. 

Registration:

Online registration will open on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 8 AM. 

Additional Information

For more information, please email Lieutenant Jerold Maynard (Community Relations).

Apopka Youth Public Safety Academy 2021

Does your child have an interest in Law Enforcement or Firefighting/EMS/Paramedic as a career?  Have them come experience what it is like by learning from Apopka's finest first responders. As a student, they will learn all aspects of police and fire services. They will have hands on experience by participating in daily physical conditioning, scenarios, and field trips. 

Included topics include: SWAT, Fire Suppression, Crime Scene Investigations, Vehicle Extractions, Police K9, Jail Tour, High Angle Rescues, and much more! 

Please Note: This program is intended to give local youth who are interested in Public Safety a better understanding of Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services in our community, while getting an opportunity to explore possible career choices. Due to the popular demand for this program, we ask that families who have already participated in this camp allow new Apopka families to experience this cutting edge program. 

There will be a mandatory orientation meeting on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 6:30 PM at the Leroy F. Gilliam Training Center.

Camp Details:

  • Location: Leroy F. Gilliam Training Center (321 East Cleveland Street, Apopka, FL 32703)
  • Times: 8:30 AM to 4 PM. 
    • Please have your student dropped off at the Training Facility prior to 8:30 AM every morning, so training can begin on time. 
    • Students shall be picked up at 4 PM in the afternoon in order for the instructors to prepare of the next day.
  • Transportation: Will be provided to the students during the day for field trips by City vehicles.

Camp Information:

  • High School Camp One
    • Monday, July 5, 2021 through Friday, July 9, 2021 
    • Monday, July 12, 2021 through Thursday, July 15, 2021
  • High School Camp Two
    • Monday, July 19, 2021 through Friday, July 23, 2021 
    • Monday, July 26, 2021 through Thursday, July 29, 2021

Camp Ages:

Camp is for ages 14 to 18 years of age. 

  • Must have turned 14 years of age by July 4, 2021 (Birthday: July 4, 2007)
  • Cannot be 19 years of age before July 30, 2021 (Birthday: July 30, 2002)

Camp Fee:

The fee for this camp is $125, which includes two camp t-shirts, water bottles, lunch, and field trip fees. 

Registration:

Online registration will open on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 8 AM. 

Additional Information

For more information, please email Officer Jason Wiggins.