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Become A Smokejumper

How Do I Become A Smokejumper?

At The National Smokejumper Association, we see this question a lot. It's prohibitively expensive for us to provide a detailed answer to everyone, so our solution is to offer the two special memberships that will educate and inform you:

For more than 70 years, Smokejumpers have enjoyed the admiration and appreciation of the American public, while performing a critically important service in protecting the nation's forests.

From high adventure to making friendships that last a lifetime, being a Smokejumper is an incredibly satisfying job. Why not join their ranks? Once you've felt the exhilaration and the fulfillment of a job well-done, you'll know it's a feeling that's hard to match.

Purchase your Become A Smokejumper Package

Purchase your Become A Smokejumper Package from the National Smokejumper Association today ... if you're interested in becoming a smokejumper, or are just curious.

Become A Smokejumper Membership

For just $15, you can discover:

  • What Smokejumpers do, and how to become one
  • The history of smokejumping, and its importance in American forests
  • A list of smokejumper bases and contact information
  • Detail on each smokejumper base's host town
  • The most recent "base reports" from each of the bases, showing you the camaraderie and action Smokejumpers enjoy!
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