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The City of Portland, Oregon

Fire & Rescue

Always Ready, Always There

Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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Fire Camp



July 30, 31 & August 1 at location #1

(DEADLINE: June 30, Midnight)

August 28 & 29 at location #2

(DEADLINE: July 30, Midnight)



#1 Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Training Center

12400 SW Tonquin Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140

#2 Portland Fire & Rescue Training Center

4800 NE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97230


Please note that PMFC 2021 is subject to change dependent upon Covid-19 transmission levels in the community at the time camp is to be held. The PMFC board is working diligently with the leadership of Portland Fire & Rescue and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue to ensure camp is as safe as possible and can be held as planned. If any changes to camp occur we will notify our attendees via email ASAP. We hope to see you there!


Portland Fire and Rescue is hosting a fire training camp for young women ages 16 - 21 years old.

This three-day camp is an opportunity to experience the unique aspects of being a firefighter. 

Work stations will include:

  • Search and rescue

  • Jaws of Life operation,

  • Climbing the aerial ladder

  • Fire hose operation

  • Forcing doors

Young women will also learn about nutrition, physical fitness, interview skills, and EMS.


Much thanks to IAFF  Local 43 for their support and sponsorship of fire camp!


Find out more about Portland Metro Fire Camp at

Contact (503) 823-3892 with program or application questions.

Fire Camp Application

Online form

Experience virtual fire camp!

In these videos, you can a full camp experience without leaving your house!