Future Firefighter Program

Mentoring the next generation.

Each year Lesser Slave Regional Fire Services mentors and trains a small group of capable and energetic teenagers for potential careers as firefighters, EMTs, police officers or forestry officers. The Future Firefighter Program is designed for youth between the ages of 14 to 17 years.

There is a limited number of spaces due to the nature of the activities and the supervision required. This program involves a number of different agencies including Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, RCMP, Alberta Health Services, and LSRFS, who introduce the group to the different aspects of their organization’s scope of responsibilities in emergency response and management. Youth take part in tons of activities, such as hazard reduction burning, vehicle extrication, air tanker operations, wildfire operations, policing, and emergency medical services.

Contact Information


Alex Pavcek
Fire Chief

Email fireadmin (@) slavelake.ca
Phone 780.849.4110
Fax 780.849.4104

Future Firefighter Program Components

  • Firefighting equipment
  • Fire science
  • Pump operations
  • Patient handling
  • Wildland firefighting
  • Fire ground operations
  • Helicopter and waterbomber operations
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Wildfire operations
  • Aerial operations
  • Search and rescue
  • Firefighting equipment
  • Fire science
  • Pump operations
  • Patient handling
  • Wildland firefighting
  • Fire ground operations
  • Helicopter and waterbomber operations
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Wildfire operations
  • Aerial operations
  • Search and rescue

Featured Community Events

Calendar Social Inclusion
Date 10.28.2022 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Social Inclusion program is a safe place for adults and teens living with a disability or barrier to interact with others and get creative.

ASB Fall Social
11.04.2022 5:00 pm

The Lesser Slave River ASB is proud to host its 18th annual Fall Social. Got your tickets?

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