Burn Camps

Little Heroes Family Burn Camp

“Come Play & Grow Together!”

November 3-5, 2023
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2023 Little Heroes Camp Applications & Links

 Family Application – English

• Solicitud Familiar – Español

 Staff Application – English

Little Heroes Family Burn Camp is a burn recovery program designed for young burn survivors, ages one to six years old and their families. This unique, three-day program helps families understand and cope with physical and emotional challenges associated with burn recovery. In a supportive camp environment, families have the opportunity to meet other families who are overcoming similar challenges.

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Cliff Haskell Perpetual Scholarship

In 2005, the Firefighters Burn Institute started a scholarship program for burn survivors who have participated in programs, events and/or services offered by the Firefighters Burn Institute and who were treated as an inpatient at a medical burn facility for twenty-four hours or more.

Up to four $2,000 scholarships will be awarded each year to burn survivors.  Applicants must be pre-enrolled and accepted for full- or part-time attendance to a college, university, community college, trade school, or technical school before any funds are distributed.  Recipient must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA throughout the school year.  This scholarship may be awarded to an applicant a maximum of twice.

The following items must be submitted for your scholarship request to be considered:

  1. Completed Cliff Haskell Scholarship Application
  2. Official high school transcript/GED, including credits and GPA OR official college, university, trade/technical school transcripts and GPA.
  3. Two letters of recommendation from any the following: camp directors or counselors, high school or college counselors, teachers, professors, principals, employers, coaches or other program leaders.
  4. An essay (minimum of 500 words) addressing how being a burn survivor has impacted your life and how the scholarship will help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must have:

  • Completed high school or received a GED or be in his/her high school senior year at the time of application.
  • Applied to or been accepted to an accredited college, university, trade/technical school. FFBI will verify each recipient’s college or trade school enrollment prior to disbursement of scholarship funds.

Application Deadline

Applications must be postmarked by September 1, 2023

Submit Completed Application Package via email to Valorie Smart, Program Manager – Survivor Services (valorie@ffburn.org) or via mail to:

Firefighters Burn Institute

Attn:  Scholarship Committee
3101 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95820

Camp Staff Applications and Information

If you think you have what it takes to be an awesome staff member…

We are looking for fun loving individuals who are willing to dedicate one week to provide a fun, adventurous and magical opportunity to young burn survivors of various ages. The hours are long and no salary is provided, yet the rewards are plenty and the memories will last a lifetime! Please note: Camp Counselors must be 21 years old and Counselors in Training (CIT) must be 18 years old.
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