Family Fire Weekend 2011

new_pis_209FAMILY FIRE WEEKEND 2011

Below you will find the tentative schedule and registration information:


  • At the Foundation on Friday 5:00 p.m. Pre-registration and “Getting to Know You”
  • At the Foundation on Saturday 8:00 a.m. Registration with coffee, tea and juice. (Hotels serve breakfast)
  • At 9:30 we’ll meet at NIFC for Welcomes and Introductions and Speakers with Vicki Minor, Executive Director
  • At noon, a lunch of subs, chips and beverages will be served at the Foundation or lunch on your own. Your option.
  • At 2:00 there will be Tours of NIFC, Visiting Circles, Crafts for children, Getting To Know You and more.
  • 5:45 p.m. the traditional toast
  • 6:00 p.m. Family BBQ at the Foundation
  • Talent Show immediately after the BBQ
  • Evening on your own
  • Sunday at 8:00 a.m. coffee, tea and juice
  • 9:30 a.m. Balloon Release at NIFC
  • 10:30 a.m. Honor Guard and Walk to Memorial Site
  • 11:30 a.m. Return to Foundation

These hotels are near the Foundation and have availability. The Oxford & Best Western serve full breakfasts.

  • Inn America 2275 Airport Way (208) 389-9800 (Rooms have been blocked and families receive a special rate-mention Wildland Firefighter Foundation)
  • Oxford Suites 1426 South Entertainment Avenue (208) 322-8000 (Rooms have been blocked and families receive the govt rate-mention “WFF” for discount)
  • Sleep Inn 2799 Airport Way, Boise (208) 336-7377 (Rooms have been blocked and families receive a discounted rate-mention “WFF” for discount)
  • Holiday Inn, 3300 Vista Ave, Boise (208) 994-3771
  • Motel 6 Boise Airport 2323 Airport Way (208) 344-3506

Please check the hotel websites for hotel amenities that you would enjoy such as pools, food service, games, exercise rooms, movies, hot tubs, shuttles & gift shops.

TO REGISTER:  Call the Foundation at (208) 336-2996, email: to register.  We’ll need the names of all attendees, ages, and t-shirt sizes.

We are looking forward to seeing you and your family at WFF Family Fire Weekend!