Welcome to the
official website of the Emergency Services
We are the premier summer program for
middle school age students in Bergen County.
Each year we accept 52
highly motivated applicants who seek to challenge
themselves. The application process begins in May, and our
academy will be held in mid-July. Look for more
information in the coming months about the 2016 Emergency Services Youth Academy.
Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Emergency Services Youth Academy is to expose the
children of our community to the importance of public
service. Through interactive activities, our cadets
experience the rigors of life in the emergency services.
Using the military training model, we hold our cadets to the
highest standards of conduct, appearance and behavior. Our
goal is to instill confidence, competence, integrity and
self esteem in building the future leaders of the Borough of