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Young Adult Retreat for Burn Survivors

Life Skills for Young Adults

YA Retreat is a weekend program for burn survivors ages 18-25. Sessions will teach life skills like basic auto maintenance and interview etiquette, and fun things like camp counselor training.

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

Our retreat will be held at the beautiful Applegate Jesuit Retreat Center from June 11 – 13, 2021. If the retreat is unable to convene in-person, we will hold a virtual event.

Retreat Dates

To be determined for 2022

Applegate Jesuit Retreat Center (JRC)

1001 Boole Road, Applegate, CA 95703

Application Deadline: TBD

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 (a refundable deposit is required).

Our retreat will be held at the beautiful Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel from April 30 – May 2, 2021. If the retreat is unable to convene in-person, we will hold a virtual event.

Retreat Dates

April 29 – May 1, 2022

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Application Deadline: March 4, 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.

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.