Search and Rescue

2012 Search and Rescue Training and Activity Schedule

Following is the proposed SAR training and known major activities schedule for 2012. The training class sessions are set for the 2nd Tuesday of each month (some exceptions do occur).

Certification classes are noted with *.  All classes are held in the Sheriff’s Conference Room, starting at 7PM.  Verify with your unit liaison each months training date, time and location.

2012

  • October 9, 2012
    *Orientation to SAR / SAR Laws / Bloodborne Pathogens
  • October 11-14, 2012
    NW SARCon, Camp Kuratli at Trestle Glen, Boring, OR
  • TBA, 2012
    Winch Class, 8:00 a.m. to Noon, SAR Shed
  • November 13, 2012
    Clothing and Equipment Orientation, 7 p.m.
  • November 18, 2012
    *Track Aware 8-12 am, at Sheriff’s Conference Room, field exercise 1-5 pm TBA
  • December 9, 2012
    *Rough Terrain Evacuation, SAR Shed (6500) 7:30 a.m. (7:30am to 2pm)
  • December 11, 2012
    *Search Techniques & Strategies

2013

  • January 8, 2013
    *Radio Communications
  • January 25 - 27, 2013
    Klondike
  • February 12, 2013
    *Map & Compass, Coordinate Systems and GPS
  • February 15 - 17, 2013
    Outdoor Sports and Recreation Show, Fairgrounds
  • March 12, 2013
    *Map & Compass
  • March 16 - 17, 2013
    *Map & Compass Field Weekend
  • April 9, 2013
    *Emergency Survival Skills
  • April 13 - 14, 2013
    *Map & Compass Field Weekend
  • April 27 - 28, 2013
    *Survival Skills Field Session, Time and location TBA
  • May 10 - 22, 2013
    Washington State SAR Conf. Kittitas County, Ellensburg, Washington
  • May 30 - June 1, 2013
    NASAR Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC
  • June 8, 2013
    Free Fish Day
  • June 11, 2013
    *Crime Scene Security / Helicopter Safety
  • August 6 - 10, 2013
    Douglas County Fair

First Aid and CPR

SAR members should work to obtain cards. Any identified course dates will be announced but are not part of the training schedule.

Starting with the 2010-2011 training year, members will have to complete the ICS 100a on-line class as part of the certification process. http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/is/is100b.asp.

                  = Events that SAR units usually are involved in with personnel and/or equipment.

If you have any questions, please contact Judy Hase (541) 440-4498, email jphase@co.douglas.or.us  or Wayne Stinson (541)440-4448, e-mail wastinso@co.douglas.or.us.