Training for 2017 Season

Training is for ANFFLA volunteers is held once a year, usually in May.  New members have three required classes, while returning, active lookouts have one “reconnect” training to attend.  Please see below for details.

New Volunteer Training

Your first step in becoming a Fire Lookout with ANFFLA is reading the “What to Expect” letter from our President and Vice President. Download the letter here.

YOU MUST ATTEND ALL THREE CLASSES, we offer them at two different times. You need to attend only one of each of the classes.

Class 1:
Orientation

  • Saturday, May 6

    10:00 am — 12:00 noon

  • Thursday, May 11

    6:30 pm — 8:30 pm

Class 1:
Orientation

  • Two hour class offered twice during training each Spring

Class 2:
Interpretation – Natural History

  • Saturday, May 6
    1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 18
    6:30 pm — 9:30 pm

Class 2:
Interpretation – Natural History

  • Offered twice during training each Spring

Class 3:
Operations

  • Saturday, May 20
    9:00 am — 4:00 pm

    bring a lunch

Class 3:
Operations

  • All day class offered only once each Spring

New Volunteer Training Location

All new volunteer classes will be held at:

Angeles National Forest Supervisor’s Office
701 N. Santa Anita Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006

Angeles National Forest - Supervisor's Office

Returning Volunteer Training

RETURNING VOLUNTEERS MUST ATTEND THIS CLASS, we offer it at two different times. You need to attend only one of the classes.

Reconnect Training

  • Saturday, May 13, 10:00am– 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 16, 6:30pm — 9:30pm

RETURNING VOLUNTEERS MUST ATTEND THIS CLASS, we offer it at two different times. You need to attend only one of the classes.

Reconnect Training

  • 3 hour class offered twice each Spring for all returning volunteers

Reconnect Training Location

Both reconnect classes will be held at:

Angeles National Forest Supervisor’s Office
701 N. Santa Anita Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006

Angeles National Forest - Supervisor's Office