Camp Courage Calgary Sample Program

Precamp/registration – Day One – Sunday  Calgary Fire Department (CFD) Training Academy, 5727 23 Ave SE

12:00-03:00     Drop off all forms and signed waivers, protective equipment fitting

Police Day Two – Monday

Calgary Police Service (CPS) Headquarters – Westwinds, 5111 47 St NE

08:00-09:00     Welcome, house rules, land acknowledgement, introductions

09:00-10:00     Intro physical training unit, APREP, mental health/healthy lifestyles

10:00-11:00     Youth Link tour

11:00-12:00     Fingerprints & footprints

12:00-01:00     Lunch & learn with traffic unit, motorcycle demonstration

01:00-02:00     De-escalation skills

02:00-03:30     Arresting procedures and police voice
03:30-04:00     Daily reflection

Police Day Three – Tuesday
Calgary Police Service (CPS) Headquarters – Westwinds, 5111 47 St NE

08:00-08:30     Welcome energizer, APREP review

09:00-10:00     Dress drill & deportment (marching)

10:00-11:00     Youth Link, Police History, Forensics, Entomology

11:00-12:00     De-escalation skills

12:00-01:00     Lunch & learn K9 demonstration

01:00-03:30     Kicks & races, CC/arresting procedures, vehicle scenarios

03:30-04:00     Daily reflection

Paramedic Day Four – Wednesday
Alberta Health Services – EMS 4 Station, 16 Moncton Road NE

08:00-08:30     Introduction & logistics

08:30-09:30     Fitness

09:30-10:30     Youth Link presentation

10:30-11:30     Airways, suctioning, cardiac monitoring, drug administration

11:30-12:00     TEMS and IRP presentations

12:00-01:00     Lunch & learn introduction to EMS

01:00-02:00     Continued airways, suctioning, cardiac monitoring, drug administration

02:00-03:30     Slings & splints, spinal motion restriction

03:30-04:00     TEMS and IRP presentations

Paramedic Day Five – Thursday
Alberta Health Services – EMS 4 Station, 16 Moncton Road NE

08:00-08:30     Wrap up of the previous day and post it note exercise

08:30-09:30     Fitness

09:30-10:30     Bleeding control, would packing, tourniquets, glue, staples, sutures

10:30-11:30     Dispatch and communication presentations, scavenger hunt

11:30-01:00     Lunch & learn CPS driving demo at the track

01:00-02:30     Psychological first-aid, wellness and supports

03:30-04:00     Post-it note exercise (one thing like, learn, challenge)

Fire Day Six – Friday
Calgary Fire Department (CFD) Training Academy, 5727 23 Ave SE

08:00-08:30     Introduction & logistics

08:30-09:30     Fitness and mental exercises/reminders

09:30-11:00     1.SCBA familiarization-donning/doffing, search trailer maze 2.hydrant & hose work, 3.combat challenge

11:00-01:00     Lunch & learn CFD Women in specialties-aquatic rescue, technical rescue, K9, hazardous materials, public information officer, leadership

01:00-03:30     Evolutions continued

03:30-04:00     Clean up, post it note exercise

Fire Day Seven – Saturday
Calgary Fire Department (CFD) Training Academy, 727 23 Ave SE

08:00-09:30     Review of the previous day, fitness, mental exercises/reminders

09:30-11:15     1. fire ground survival-wall breach, wire entanglement, window hand 2. forceable entry-introduction to power tools 3. vehicle extrication-breaking glass, door removal, patient removal, scene/vehicle/patient stabilization

11:15-12:15     Lunch & learn

12:15-03:30     Evolutions continued

03:30-04:00     Clean up, post it note exercise

 

Graduation Day 8 – Sunday
Calgary Fire Department (CFD) Training Academy, 5727 23 Ave SE

08:00-09:30     Graduation presentations preparation

09:30-11:00     Practice sessions

11:00-01:00     Family BBQ & agency recruitment tables

01:00-02:30     Graduation ceremony-entrance, welcome/introductions, land acknowledgement, speeches, camper presentations

Daily Schedule:

  • Campers should arrive by 7:45 am each day.
  • Lunch is generally between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm.
  • There will be a morning and afternoon break in the schedule.

You will received the official schedule once accepted