Calendar

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

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All classes require submission of a Registration Form

Calendar updated on December 8, 2017 

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2018 Natural Awareness Tracking School Calendar

Dates

Class 

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Location

Contact

Cost

 Open Seats

DECEMBER 2017

DEC 21-JAN-1  Basic & Advanced Tracking
 Taiwan  Rob Speiden  reserved  0

JANUARY 2018

JAN 12-13 Basic Tracking - custom training Christiansburg, VA   reserved 0
JAN 19-21 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 22-24 Lost Person Behavior Fairfax, VA reserved 0
JAN 30 - FEB 1 Tracking & Natural Navigation custom training Christiansburg, VA reserved 0

FEBRUARY 2018

FEB 2-4 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
FEB 9-11 Search and Rescue Tracking Institute (SARTI)
winter quarterly training
TBD SARTI open 20
FEB 16-18 Basic Human Tracking Monroe, WA reserved 0
FEB 23-24 BASIC SAR -custom training  Blount County, TN  Rob Speiden reserved  0

MARCH 2018

APRIL 2018

APR 12-15  Virginia Search and Rescue Conference (Survival, Land Navigation, Edible Plants, Tracking & Evaluation, etc) Holiday Lake 4-H Center  VaSARCo  open 200 

MAY 2018

MAY 18-20 SAR Academy: F.A.S.T. - Foundations of Awareness, Signcutting & Tracking (1 of 2) Winchester, VA VDEM
- Virginia SAR only
free to VA SAR 0

JUNE 2018

JUN 1-3 SAR Academy: F.A.S.T. - Foundations of Awareness, Signcutting & Tracking (2 of 2) Winchester, VA VDEM
- Virginia SAR only
free to VA SAR 0
JUN 9-10  Land Navigation - custom training Richmond, VA reserved 0
JUN 16-17

BASIC LAND NAVIGATION

B.L.N. Flyer

Christiansburg, VA Rob Speiden $160 10
JUN 23-24

BASIC HUMAN TRACKING

B.H.T. Flyer

Highland, SC Ted Andrus $160 9

JULY 2018

AUGUST 2018

AUG 10-12 Search and Rescue Tracking Institute (SARTI)
summer quarterly training
TBD SARTI open 20

SEPTEMBER 2018

OCTOBER 2018

OCT 12-14 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
OCT 19-21  New England Trackers Conference Massachussetts
OCT 26-28 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

NOVEMBER 2018

NOV 9-11 Search and Rescue Tracking Institute (SARTI)
fall quarterly training
TBD SARTI open 20
NOV 30 - DEC 2  Advanced Human Tracking TBD  Rob Speiden  $195 15 

DECEMBER 2018

DEC 7-9

OPERATIONAL TRACKER EVALUATION

O.T.E. Flyer

Christiansburg, VA  Rob Speiden

Phase 1 - $195

Phase 2 - $195 

Phase 3 - $95

Ph1 - (2) night complete

Ph2 - (2) day complete

Ph3 - (2) day partial

JANUARY 2019

JAN 19-20

ADVANCED LAND NAVIGATION

A.L.N. Flyer

 Christiansburg, VA  Rob Speiden  $160

 

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