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Enrollment for the Colorado Springs Fire Explorers is one time a year that will take place in January 2021. Please do email your information for the up coming year. We will be intouch with each and everyone one of you. 

Our next enrollment and open house period for new CSFD Explorers will be January 2021 (date will be announced in October). If you are interested in joining our Fire Explorer program please email your contact information (Name, address, email address and phone number) to:

Janelle Smith - CSFD Explorers - 719-332-4030


Good Morning Explorers and Parents

We have been requested to do a community service to the Local 5 and the Fallen Firefighter Memorial. Although the Fallen firefighter memorial is a Virtual Event this weekend, Local 5 would appreciate our assistance down at the Memorial tomorrow 09/17/2020 from 18:00 to 20:00. The Memorial is located on the corner of Hancock and Pikes Peak. Berghorst and Nocon are leads. Please let them know your availability. Do NOT go to the FDC no one will be there. If you have questions please let us know.

I need all Explorers to respond to the email so that I know your availability,

Sincerely, Shannon Jantzen CSFD Explorer Post 1894 Advisory Board

Good Evening Explorers and Parents,

Can you believe it is September already? It was great to have the Explorer's back during the summer. The September schedule has already been sent out (last week's email) and the following will be the schedule for October and November 2020:

Remaining meetings for September: 09/23/2020 Wednesday 1830-2030 - B shift on duty 09/26/2020 Saturday 830 - 1230 A shift on duty

Meeting schedule for October is below: 10/07/2020 Wednesday 1830-2030 A-shift on duty 10/10/2020 Saturday 0830-1230 C -shift on duty 10/21/2020 Wednesday 1830-2030 A shift on duty 10/24/2020 Saturday 0830-1230 C shift on duty

November is below: 11/04/2020 Wednesday 1830-2030 C - shift on duty 11/07/2020 Saturday 830 -1230 B - shift on duty 11/18/2020 Wednedsay 1830 - 2030 B shift on duty 11/21/2020 Satuday 830- 1230 A shift on duty

We will only be doing half day Tower Days and lunch will NOT be served.

We will NOT be doing anything in December. We will have this month off.

Updated information from Captain Broch:

2020 EXPLORER SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE The application deadline for the Explorer Scholarship has been extended until October 1. All instructions and forms for this award are located on the Explorer webpage. Please read the instructions carefully and submit all required information to Marty Essigmann, 5280 Bluestem Drive no later than 7:00pm (1900) on October 1. This $500 scholarship is available to current Explorers in their senior year and to all past Explorers. Any questions, please contact Marty Essigmann (719)574-2215.*** Parents, your Explorer was sent home this past week with information regarding this scholarship. Did they discuss this with you? Please email me back to ensure they have discussed this with you!

SAVE THE DATE The 2020 Explorer Recognition Ceremony will be held on Saturday, October 10 beginning at 1:30pm (1330) following the scheduled Tower Day activities. Because of COVID-19, we are unable to host the Annual Awards Banquet and silent auction in person. Instead, on tower day, October 10th, 2020 the Colorado Springs Fire Explorer Program will have a recognition ceremony for the Explorers! The 2020 Scholarship recipients will be announced. Family and friends can watch via Facebook Live @ CSFD Explorers 1894. We hope to make this event one that all can enjoy, so settle in and see what your Explorer has been learning and the experience they have gained this year! Spread the word!! I look forward to seeing all the Explorers at this ceremony! If you have any further questions, please contact Marjorie Essigmann (719)574-221

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Thank you for your continued support of CSFD Explorers.

Sincerely, Shannon Jantzen CSFD Explorer Post 1894 Advisory Board