MDI SAR Training

Contact us by email for more information about our training schedule. The team trains at least four times each month all year long.

Individuals interested in joining the team must complete a new member training course. This course is held once or twice a year, and comprises an orientation session followed by 5 in-person training sessions targeted specifically at new members. The new member course is designed to familiarize individuals with essential skills before joining the faster paced regular training sessions. Potential new members must be available to attend at least 4 of the 6 sessions in order to qualify to join the team.

MDISAR Fall 2023 New Member Training Schedule

 Orientation 
Date: Wednesday, September 13
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Zoom Conference Call 

 Basic Skills - Introduction to Litter Carry 
Date: Saturday, September 16 
Time: 8am-12pm
Location: Fabbri Picnic Area 

 Basic Skills - Rescue Equipment and System Walk-Through 
Date: Wednesday, September 20
Time: 6-8pm
Location: MDI High School (back parking lot)  

 Basic Knots and Anchors
Date: Saturday, September 23
Time: 8-12pm
Location: Fabbri Picnic Area

 Mechanical Advantage 
Date: Wednesday, September 27
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Sand Beach Parking Lot

Lowering and Raising Systems
Date: Sunday, October 1
Time: 8am-1pm
Location: Orange and Black Canyon