Lyceum - Paul Cerda: National Park Service Hotshot

Friday, March 14th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

Distinguished Speaker Series: Paul Cerda - NPS Hotshot

Paul Cerda is superintendent of Rocky Mountain National Park Alpine Hotshots, firefighters deployed into the hottest and often most dangerous parts of a wildland fire.  Learn about the rigorous training hotshots go through in order to qualify for a job that demands incredible fitness, teamwork and bravery, including the celebratory 8-10 mile run at an elevation of over 7,000 feet following the crew's qualifying tests.  Hear stories of the challenges hotshots face in the field as well as the impacts of fire in national parks.

This lecture will be held at Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Road (State Route 303), Peninsula, Ohio; begins at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. 

Admission is $6 adults and $3 children ages 3 - 12. General seating.

Advance sales are available by using our  Online Registration .  If you need assistance registering, please call 330 657-2909, option 4.

The Conservancy for CVNP and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park are proud to bring you programming that is informative and thought provoking.  Thank you for supporting cultural arts and education in our national park!  

On lecture days, call the Cultural Arts Hotline at 330-650-4636 ext. 228 after 2 p.m. for up-to-date ticket availability and severe weather cancellations. 


1403 West Hines Hill Road, Peninsula, Ohio 44264  |  Tel 330 657 2909  |  Fax 330 657 2328