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Apopka's police and fire departments are now accepting applications for the tremendously popular, two-week Public Safety Youth Academy for middle- and high-schoolers from June 19-29.
Students in the 9-12 grades will get a unique opportunity to learn about police, fire and emergency services with fun and interactive activities including:
Crime Scene InvestigationsFire SuppressionEvidence CollectionVehicle ExtricationSearch and SeizureBuilding SearchesHigh Angle RescuesDefensive DrivingTraffic LawsJudicial ProcessInvestigationsK-9 (dogs in police activities)and more.
Participants should have an interest in public safety and be committed to successfully completing the academy. They must have a minimum school grade point average of 2.5 and attend an Apopka area school.
Cost is $50 for the two weeks. Parents will be required to submit additional information following application. A mandatory registration will be at 6:30 p.m. June 16 at the Gilliam Training Center, 321 E Cleveland St. in Apopka.
CLICK HERE to apply before June 12. The academy is popular, so register soon.