March 15, 2013!
About the NFA Florida State Weekend
The 2013 National Fire Academy Florida State Weekend Training is now set for April 13 & 14, 2013. Our travel day to the NFA is Friday, April 12, 2013.
This year, we have 30 seats available nd we will be sharing this weekend at NFA with firefighters from the State of Maine. This State Weekend offers a great networking and training opportunity for Florida’s firefighters and fire officers; both career and volunteer.
The NFA does not charge students to attend the Florida State Weekend Training Course! In addition, the NFA will provide student lodging as well as transportation from / to Baltimore-Washington Airport (BWI) at no cost to the student.
The only expenses the student will incur are travel to / from the National Fire Academy (or BWI Airport) and the student's meal expense (as well as any incidental expenses).
Your training experience at the historical National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland will surely be a unique experience. Take a few minutes to view / download the National Fire Academy's Welcome Package This information is provided to help you plan your trip to the National Fire Academy. All NFA students must review this document; even if you have taken classes at NFA previously.
The Registration Packet includes:
Effective October 1, 2007 all National Fire Academy on-campus students must complete ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training before arriving at the National Emergency Training Center.
FAX or e-mail the completed Course Selection Form and NFA Application to:
Your registration information must be received at the Florida State Fire College no later than March 15, 2013.
DO NOT MAKE ANY TRAVEL RESERVATIONS UNTIL INFORMED TO DO SO BY A
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE FLORIDA STATE FIRE COLLEGE!
Course Information (Click on the course name for additional information)
Lodging and Meals
Students taking advantage of the complimentary NFA Lodging are required to purchase a meal ticket. The meal ticket costs $50.08 and covers: Friday's dinner; Saturday's breakfast, lunch and dinner; and Sundays breakfast.
NFA Guest Services accepts money orders, fire department checks, credit cards or cash. Personal Checks are not accepted. Money orders and checks must be made payable to Guest Services. Your meal ticket payment can be made Friday evening at the Dining Facility.
Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements to the National Fire Academy by airfare or other means.
If airfare is chosen, the participants who want to use bus transportation to BWI must schedule their arrival to occur at BWI airport no later than 2:00 PM on Friday, April 12, 2013. The only bus transportation provided will depart BWI precisely at 3:00 PM. Participants using the bus transportation will also be transported back to BWI on Sunday, April 14, 2013. Return flights should be scheduled after 5:30 PM to ensure adequate travel time from the National Fire Academy.
Please complete the airport pick-up section on the course selection form which is provided in the Registration Packet.
If the transportation section is not completed, seating may not be available.
If you have any questions, please contact the Florida State Fire College Registrar’s office at (352) 369-2800 or e-mail Angie.Cain@MyFloridaCFO.com