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Explorer Logo EXPLORER POST MISSION STATEMENT

To educate young adults in and around the Bowmansville Fire Protection District in the protection of life and property from the rages of fire. To train the explorers in the use and purpose of the tools of Fire Fighting and First Aid. To instill in their minds the desire to help their fellow man in their time of need.

To prepare the young adults in and around the Bowmansville Fire Protection District to become limited active members if they so desire. Upon their 16th birthday, the Explorer Post Advisors may recommend to the Bowmansville Vol. Fire Assoc. Chief, President, First Aid Captain and Membership Investigating Committee.

To prepare the young adults in and around the Bowmansville Fire Protection District to become active members if they so desire. Upon their 18th birthday, Explorer Post Advisors may recommend to the Bowmansville Vol. Fire Assoc. Chief, President, First Aid Captain and Membership Investigating Committee. Or they may stay with the Post as an Explorer until they are 21 years of age.



2017 Explorer Officers

Janel Koeth, President; Matt Mendola, Captain; Matt Wall, Lieutenant;
Abby Schroeder, Lieutenant; Lauren Pfohl, Safety Officer; Evan MacPeek, Secretary


2016 Explorer Members at Montour Falls
2016 Explorer Members at Montour Falls




2012 Explorer Members
2012 Explorer Members
Top Row L to R: Joseph Chudy, Lieutenant-Adam Curtis, Safety Officer-Eric Adolf, Safety Officer-Zachery Marston,
Secretary-Melissa Chapman, Captain-Brianna E. Safe, Caitlyn Eleczko, Diana Reiner
Bottom Row L to R: Advisor-James Safe, Lucas Schaefer, Liam McMullen, Joseph Hamilton, Andrew Speiss, Chris Watson, Alan Friedrich, Advisor-Wayne Stewart
Explorers not in picture President-R.J. Surowick, Lieutenant Daniel Chudy, William Knapp, Jonathan Malinovsky, Mathew Malinovsky, Brendan Romus


2012 Explorer Members



Explorer Extracation Training

Current BVFA Explorer Members
Eric Adolf
Melissa Chapman
Joseph Chudy
Caitlyn Eleczko
Alan Friedrich
Joseph Hamilton
William Knapp
Liam McMullen
John Malinovsky
Mathew Malinovsky
Zach Marston
Diana Reiner
Lucas Schaefer
Andrew Speiss
Chris Watson




Explorer Bail Out Drill




















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Requirements
  • Ages 14-21
  • Training
  • Compliance with BVFA By-Laws/SOGs
  • Compliance with Learning for Life regulations


    Benefits
  • Free Training
  • Free Uniforms
  • Free protective equipment
  • Make new friends
  • Advancement opportunity
  • Community service & self satisfaction


  • For more information, call 683-9811 or stop by Station 1 on Mondays 9-11 am or 7-9 pm.








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