Printed on Jul 02, 2015 @ 9:33 AM
The Benton County Search and Rescue Certification Course is offered once a year. The 2016 academy will start on March 3rd and end on May 8th. Classes are held Thursday nights 6:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday’s starting at 8:30 a.m. with various end times. You can view the last years schedule which will be similar next year by clicking here. The application form is here and the deadline to sign up is February 12th, 2016. Current SAR members are also welcome to attend class sessions to refresh on their skills.
The following curriculum will be covered during the SAR Course and other topics may be added.
Benton County Search and Rescue involves not only searching for missing people and rescuing injured hikers, climbers, skiers, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts, but body recoveries, evidence searches and disaster response as well.