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Chesapeake Camp Fury begins August 6

Posted at 7:15 AM, Jul 25, 2018

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Chesapeake Fire Department and the Girl Scouts of Colonial Coast are partnering up for an exciting 5-day camp, which runs from August 6 – 10.

For the third time, the camp will feature hands-on experiences for girls to learn about firefighting and other public safety careers.

Using real life fire department equipment, campers will learn emergency preparedness to earn the Girl Scout Safety Award.

A City of Chesapeake press release shows the camp’s full schedule of activities:

August 6 1:30- 3:30 St. Julian’s Annex (Ladder Truck climb)

August 8 10:00 a.m.-noon; the event was originally scheduled to take place at Chrysler Hall but will now occur at the Half Moone Terminal at 1 Waterside Drive in Norfolk (Rope Rappelling)

2:00-4:00 Chesapeake Fire Station 15 (Vehicle Extrication)

August 9 2:00-4:00 St. Julian’s Annex (Confined Space/Search & Rescue)

August 10 10:00 a.m.-noon Norfolk Airport (Airplane fire simulator)