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Young Adult Retreat for Burn Survivors

Keeping Young Adults Engaged

YA Retreat is a weekend program for burn survivors ages 18-25. Sessions may range from teaching life skills like basic auto maintenance and interview etiquette, to fun activities like camp counselor training and bonding outings.

Thanks to generous donations, the Firefighters Burn Institute is able to offer this retreat free of charge to burn survivors.

 

Retreat Dates

October 1-2, 2022

Greater Sacramento Region

Application Deadline: September 22, 2022 

Click to Apply Online

Apply Today

To apply to attend the retreat please review the Participant Application for further information & instructions.  

Space is limited and applications are accepted on a first come first served basis. Download flyer here.

For questions or more information please contact Valorie Smart at (916) 739-8525 or Valorie@ffburn.org.

Adult Burn Survivor Recovery Retreat

“Beyond Surviving”

The Firefighters Burn Institute offers adults who have been affected by the emotional and physical pain of a serious burn injury a unique opportunity to meet others who have gone through similar experiences and build a network of support.

Thanks to generous donations, the Firefighters Burn Institute is able to offer this retreat free of charge to burn survivors and their partner or caregiver (a refundable deposit is required).

The retreat location for 2023 is South Lake Tahoe, CA. Limited transportation scholarships are available upon request.

Retreat Dates

April 28 – April 30, 2023

South Lake Tahoe, CA

 

Application Deadline: March 5, 2023

Click to Apply Online

 

Apply Soon

To apply to attend the retreat please review the Participant Application for further information & instructions.  

Space is limited and applications are accepted on a first come first served basis. Download flyer here.

 For questions or more information please contact Valorie Smart at (916) 739-8525 or Valorie@ffburn.org.

Our Supporters

Firefighters Burn Institute would like to thank the following donors for supporting our organization:

Interested in becoming a donor or event sponsor? Please contact Kristen Graham at 916-739-8525 or kristen@ffburn.org to find our how.

Third Party Fundraisers

Hosting a fundraising project or special event benefiting the Firefighters Burn Institute is a fun and fulfilling way to help our organization!

Third Party Fundraisers plays a significant role in raising funds and awareness of our mission to assure that the best possible burn treatment and burn recovery programs are available in our community and beyond. With your help, we can continue to expand and improve our programs and most importantly, continue to make a positive impact in many firefighters and burn survivors’ lives. We are grateful for your support!

Before you start planning your fundraiser or special event, please make sure to read the Third Party Fundraiser Guidelines and FAQs and then submit an application at least 30 days prior to the proposed event date.

If you have any questions, please contact our Events Manager at 916-739-8525 or kristen@ffburn.org.