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Wilderness Navigation and Basic Survival Course

Open to the public – Everyone invited! Date: April 22-23 Location: Gananoque Recreation Centre 600 King St. E Gananoque, ON Upstairs meeting room Time: 8:30 am – 4:30pm both days Cost: $155.00 Day 1 – Classroom Instruction Basic Survival Skills – … Continue reading

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Thank you to all our 2016 Supporters!

We wanted to thank you for your support of TIGSAR in 2016, update you on the what the team did with the money they raised and tell you about our plans for 2017. In the past year the team has … Continue reading

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Who and What is TIGSAR

Thousand Islands Ground Search and Rescue a Not for Profit Organization. TIGSAR is compiled of dedicated volunteers from the community who have been trained and certified in Search and Rescue techniques. Volunteer personnel trained to assist the OPP and Local Authorities, … Continue reading

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Basic Searcher Course

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The Basic Searcher Course covers the theory portions with some practical exercises to reinforce the skill being taught.  Further field exercises combined with search scenarios are offered as part of our regular training to strengthen the teams skills. The combination … Continue reading

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K-9 Training

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  One of the goals of TIGSAR has been to have a certified K9 to assist if needed on a search. In addition to regular training those who are interested also train in SAR K9 . In order to train … Continue reading

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2014 Training

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2014 got off to a great start with 5 new recruits starting the Basic Searcher course. Previously certified members working on some team leader and advanced GPS training!

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Adventure Smart Train the Trainer

On January 18th and 19th 2014 Catherine and Kevin Gill team trainers at TIGSAR became presenter trainers for Adventure Smart. They are now certified to teach other instructors to present all the Adventure Smart programs to the public.

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HUG-A-TREE

Thursday June 21st. Thousand Islands Ground Search and Rescue was at Linklater Public School in Gananoque giving 2 Hug a Tree Presentations. Our goal was to reach as many of our local schools with this important information before the children … Continue reading

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2013 Training

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  2013 Has been a busy year of training. Beginning with the Basic Searcher Course, Canadian Safety Council ATV Certification, Search Scenario, Night Navigation & Survival exercise, Proper Note Taking procedures, and Person overboard training in conjunction with Parks Canada … Continue reading

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Adventure Smart and Hug-A-Tree 2013

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Our hopes were to have covered as many of the area schools and any other opportunities that came available before children set off on their summer vacations with their families. We feel that if sharing this important information with children … Continue reading

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