Calendar

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Classes listed in bold font are available for open enrollment for the general public.

Bold & Underlined listings are links to class information webpage or pdf flyers.

Calendar updated on September 9, 2017 
We have reduced the number of open enrollment classes this year to complete publication of additional books. Classes by request and personal trainings are still available for those interested in any of these topics.

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2017 Natural Awareness Tracking School Calendar

Dates

Class 

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Location

Contact

Cost

 Open Seats

JANUARY 2017

JAN 13-15 SAR Academy: F.A.S.T. - Foundations of Awareness, Signcutting & Tracking (1 of 2) Hungry Mother State Park, VA VDEM
- Virginia SAR only
free to VA SAR 0
JAN 27-29 SAR Academy: F.A.S.T. - Foundations of Awareness, Signcutting & Tracking (2 of 2) Hungry Mother State Park, VA VDEM
- Virginia SAR only
free to VA SAR 0

FEBRUARY 2017

FEB 10-12 Search and Rescue Tracking Institute (SARTI)
summer quarterly training
Twin Lakes State Park SARTI open 20
 FEB 17-19  Basic Human Tracking/Trailing Alderleaf Wilderness College - Monroe, WA  ALC $375

MARCH 2017

MAR 4-5

BASIC LAND NAVIGATION

B.L.N Flyer

Christiansburg, VA Rob Speiden $160 2

APRIL 2017

APR 18 Land navigation - custom training Christiansburg, VA Rob Speiden reserved 0
APR 20-23  Virginia Search and Rescue Conference (Survival, Land Navigation, Edible Plants, Tracking & Evaluation, etc) Holiday Lake 4-H Center  VaSARCo  open

MAY 2017

MAY 5-7

OPERATIONAL TRACKER EVALUATION

O.T.E. Flyer

Christiansburg, VA  Rob Speiden

Phase 1 - $195

Phase 2 - $195 

Phase 3 - $95

Ph1 - (0) night full

Ph2 - (0) day full

Ph3 - (2) day partial

MAY 12-14 Search and Rescue Tracking Institute (SARTI)
summer quarterly training
Rocky Knob, Blue Ridge Parkway SARTI open 20
MAY 19-21 SAR Academy: F.A.S.T. - Foundations of Awareness, Signcutting & Tracking (1 of 2) Winchester, VA VDEM
- Virginia SAR only
free to VA SAR 12

JUNE 2017

JUN 2-4 SAR Academy: F.A.S.T. - Foundations of Awareness, Signcutting & Tracking (1 of 2) Winchester, VA VDEM
- Virginia SAR only
free to VA SAR 12
JUN 9-10 Advanced Human Tracking - custom course Christiansburg, VA reserved 0

JULY 2017

JULY 15-16

BASIC ANIMAL TRACKING

B.A.T. Flyer

Christiansburg, VA Ashley Lewis $160

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AUGUST 2017

AUG 2-3  Terrain Navigator Pro - custom course - PGC  Harrisburg, PA Rob Speiden  reserved
AUG   5-6

BASIC HUMAN TRACKING

B.H.T. Flyer

Highland, SC Ted Andrus $160 9
AUG 11-13 Search and Rescue Tracking Institute (SARTI)
summer quarterly training
Stokesville, VA SARTI open 20

SEPTEMBER 2017

OCTOBER 2017

OCT 13-15 SAR Academy: F.A.S.T. - Foundations of Awareness, Signcutting & Tracking (1 of 2) Hungry Mother State Park, VA VDEM
- Virginia SAR only
free to VA SAR 12
Oct 21-22 Land Navigation - custom course Middle Creek Search & Rescue Pennsylvania reserved 0
OCT 27-29 SAR Academy: F.A.S.T. - Foundations of Awareness, Signcutting & Tracking (2 of 2) Hungry Mother State Park, VA VDEM
- Virginia SAR only
free to VA SAR 12

NOVEMBER 2017

NOV 3-5

OPERATIONAL TRACKER EVALUATION

O.T.E. Flyer

Christiansburg, VA  Rob Speiden

Phase 1 - $195

Phase 2 - $195 

Phase 3 - $95

Ph1 - (2) night full

Ph1 - (2) day full

Ph3 - (2) day partial

NOV 3-5 Search and Rescue Tracking Institute (SARTI)
summer quarterly training
Newport News, VA SARTI open 20

DECEMBER 2017

 Dec 9-10  Advanced Land Navigation  Christiansburg, VA  Rob Speiden  $160  8

 

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