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Program Requirements

The HBFD Fire Explorer Program is open to men and women ages 14-20 who have completed the 8th grade and are required to:


  • 19 years old or younger at the time of application

  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA or above

  • Adhere to HBFD grooming standards

  • Complete a screening process and background check

  • Applicant must successfully pass 3-month probationary period and oral interview


Interest cards accepted all year round. If you would like to be considered for the program, please click below and fill out an interest card:

The program is currently full and the opportunity to run Academy #3 will be assesed in Fall 2023.

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