Autism | Dementia/Alzheimer’s | Gear | Navigation/Map & Compass | SAR Basics | Upcoming Team Training Events | New Member Training



  • Approaching Alzheimer’s: First Responder Training – This online course will help prepare you to respond to common calls involving a person with dementia. Start at the Briefing for tips and information that can help in any situation. Then, hear from other first responders and learn how to respond to typical calls. In each topic you’ll take a quiz yourself to test your new knowledge of the new tips. If you’d like to learn more, you can explore all of the topics in greater detail. Complete all topics to earn a certificate or simply review those most relevant to your role.


Make sure, if you are picking up team gear, you grab both back packs shown above.
Terra Tamer rescue wheel with assist handles attached.

SAR Basics

Upcoming Team Training Events

Team training events will be added here when they are scheduled.

  • Saturday 6/18 – Mantracking – Dunbarton Town Forest, Ray Road (off Rt. 77) WP 19T 02.84.442 – 47.78.630 – 09:30 -12:30

New Member Training

These are the new member training dates for 2022:

  • Saturday 3/19 – Orientation 0900-1400
  • Wednesday 3/23 – Intro to SAR tech/gear/map/compass 1800-2100
  • Saturday 3/26 – PT assessment/packaging/liter carry 0900-1400
  • Wednesday 3/30 – Night navigation/GPS/TNP 1800-2100
  • Saturday 4/2 – Shakedown hike – Mt. Cardigan 0800-1400
  • Wednesday 4/6 – Low angle systems 1800-2100
  • Saturday 4/9 – Full team drill – Storrs Pond 0800-1400