Schedule of Training, Meetings and Community Outreach Events

CASART field members are expected to attend as much training as possible and to attend at least one of our mock searches each year. If you have questions, suggestions or ideas let us know. All of our training events are open to members of other Search and Rescue Teams who are active members of the NYS Federation of Search and Rescue Teams.
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2016 Training and Public Service Schedule
Please RSVP to as soon as you plan to attend!

Sept. 9th, Friday, request for volunteers to help with the 90 Miler.
The 90 Miler Canoe Race is Sept. 9th, Friday, CASART has been helping with safety and traffic control at the take outs and put-ins from 5th lake to Blue Mt. Lake for many years. If you would be interested in helping give Ron Dearlove a call at 315 357 4804 or e-mail at We have a free dinner at Slickers Thurs Sept. 8, we get 'T' shirts and race packets. Friday after the race there is a free dinner at the Adirondack Hotel in Long Lake. It is a fun day.

Oct. 1, Saturday Mock Search, 
Location: Okara Road pull-off, southeast side of Rt. 28, between Otter Lake and Thendara, just south of Whitewater Challengers
Time: 8:30 Admin, 9:00AM field searchers (trailer will be present)
What to bring: search gear This will be a Type III search, but other types may be added depending on number of searchers.
Please If you didn’t RSVP, come on out an join us anyway.
Lunch will be provided. Besides the mock search itself, we’ll be reviewing found-person initial assessment and care.

Oct. 15, 2016, Saturday, Annual Meeting Dinner at Seventh Lake House in Inlet
Social Hour 5pm-7pm, Dinner and meeting at 7pm.

Trail Maintenance: Bruce Knudsen and on Dearlove are again arranging for trail maintenance on the Black Bear Mt., Moss Lake and Bubb Sis Trails. Dates will depend on weather and trail conditions.

Please RSVP to if you plan to attend a session and check frequently for changes!

Other Training courses: Depending on interest, we can schedule and provide training on:
Winter Ready – are you ready to search in winter?
Incident Command structure
Clothing – what to wear (and what not to wear) in the woods and on a search
What’s in your Pack?
Map and Compass
Advanced Land Navigation
Found Person Care
If you have an interest in any of these topics, or in other topics appropriate to SAR, let me know and we’ll organize a class.

Attention Members of other NYSFEDSAR Teams - If we have room, you are welcome to attend our training sessions -- RSVP to

Community Events We Participate In


CASART provides Trail Stewardship at for the trails around Moss Lake and on Black Bear Mountain.

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