Children can learn what it takes to be a firefighter in Delaware and the challenges they face by joining the Dover Police Athletic League for “A Day in Their Boots,” set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 11 at the Delaware State Fire School, 1463 Chestnut Grove Road, Dover.

This program is being hosted by the Delaware State Fire School, Dover Police Athletic League and the Dover Fire Department. There is no cost to attend, but children ages 5-10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Lunch will be provided to participants by event sponsor North Dover Chick-Fil-A. A minimum of 30 participants is required for this program to take place. Registration form is available at Parents or guardians will have to sign a liability waiver after registration.

Participants must also register as a PAL participant — form will be emailed after registration — and must provide their own transportation. No open-toed shoes.

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