Parent/Chaperone Info

Planning for Your Visit:


Parents attending School Study Trips

  • Bring your driver's license for check in.
  • Wear closed-toe shoes.
  • No food or drink allowed (except water).
  • Plan to arrive at 9:20 a.m. for the morning program (class starts at 9:30).
  • Plan to arrive at 11:50 a.m. for the afternoon program (class starts at 12:00).
  • Visit our Parking Page to be familiar with our facility entrance and parking locations. 
  • Do not drive across the emergency vehicle driveway when entering or exiting.
  • Cell phones and cameras are permitted; However, parents assisting with ride time will need to put those items away.  Photos opportunities will be provided. If you plan to take photos/video during ride time you will be asked to stay on the patio. 
  • Please send your child in PE attire and closed-toe shoes. Dress for weather and outdoor activities.  
  • All second through fifth grade students will ride bikes. Please note that high ponytails, large bows or other hairstyles may interfere with the proper fitting of a bike helmet.  A properly fitting helmet is required.

  • Kindergarten and first grade students will drive jeeps. All students will be given the opportunity to drive. However, if a child feels uncomfortable driving and chooses not to driver he/she can be a passenger with another student.
  • Feedback is valued. If you visited with your child's class, we would love your feedback through our short survey.

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arents attending Firefighter Guided Tours


  • Bring your driver's license for check in.
  • No food or drink allowed (except water.)
  • Plan to arrive at your scheduled time.
  • The tour lasts 30 minutes.
  • You will have a chance to walk through our village, no bike or jeep rides included.
  • You may choose to spend time in our store browsing FFD apparel and souvenir items.
  • Visit our Parking Page to be familiar with our facility entrance and parking locations. 
  • Feedback is valued. If  you visited for an educational tour, we would love your feedback through our short survey

Parents attending a Scout Program


  • Please confirm your student attendance numbers the day of and call us to reschedule if you have less than 10 students. All groups of less than 10 students will be offered a walking tour of the facility in lieu of a classroom program.
  • Bring your driver's license for check in.
  • No food or drink allowed (except water). If you plan to have snack time outside our main entrance, please bring a trash bag to collect your empties, wrappers, etc.  
  • Plan to arrive at your scheduled time.
  • Siblings may attend, but are not included in activities. 
  • All students will need to have closed-toe shoes to be able to ride.  
  • You may bring your own bike helmet (but know that we also supply them!) 
  • Please note that high ponytails, large bows or other hairstyles may interfere with the proper fitting of a bike helmet. A properly fitting helmet is required.
  • We do provide bikes;  No outside bikes allowed. 
  • We will start with bikes, then do the classroom portion. Make sure your students arriving late are aware of this change. 
  • Visit our Parking Page to be familiar with our facility entrance and parking locations. 
  • Feedback is valued. If  you visited with your child's group, we would love your feedback through our short survey
  • If you plan to purchase patches or other items from our store please do so at check-in. 
  • There is no re-entry into the building after 5 p.m.