Tours & Visits

ABOUT

The fire station visit program is an educational activity intended to allow school groups, service clubs, youth organizations, church groups, and other civic-minded organizations to schedule and participate in a tour of a working fire station. The types of groups and organizations appropriate for inclusion in the fire station visit program include but are not limited to the following:

  • Pre-school classes or groups (public or private)
  • Kindergarten classes or groups (public or private)
  • Primary and secondary school groups (public, church-based, or private)
  • Chaperoned, organized youth groups that generally include persons 17 years of age and under and are sponsored and accompanied by adult representatives of a formal organization (e.g., Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Indian Scouts, Brownies)
  • Service clubs and organizations that are generally voluntary nonprofit organizations, where members meet regularly to perform charitable work either by direct hands-on efforts or by raising money for other organizations (e.g., Civitans, Kiwanis, Rotary, Masons)

The fire station visit program is not intended, nor should it be used, as an entertainment opportunity or for a commercial or for-profit purpose. The following types of groups, entities, and activities are not appropriate for inclusion in the fire station visit program:

  • Birthday party groups
  • Social networking groups
  • Business networking groups
  • For-profit tour groups, including profit-based foreign student groups
  • Any group, entity, or activity that is part of a for-profit enterprise

SCHEDULE A TOUR / VISIT

Groups or organizations can request a fire station visit by contacting the IFFD Public Information Officer (PIO) at (208) 612-8122 or [email protected] The IFFD PIO will evaluate each request in accordance with the department's policy. Each evaluation will be considered uniformly and without discrimination as part of the application process.