An Orientation to Cave Rescue (OCR) Training Class will be offered on 28-30 March 2014 at the Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, VA.
OCR is an introductory level program which consists of classroom and field work in all phases of cave rescue including: underground environment, extrication techniques, communication systems, medical management, and organization and management of cave rescue. The basic orientation course material is presented for students who typically include cavers, emergency services personnel, and rescue management personnel.
The fee for the course is $55.00. There will be free camping at Grand Caverns in Grottoes, VA (about 30 minutes from EMU) for students and staff.
Please mark your calendars!
Additional information and registration information will be posted at the Eastern Region National Cave Rescue Commission (ER-NCRC) website at:http://www.caves.org/commission/ncrc/nc ... ining.html
For additional information about the eastern region, please visit http://er-ncrc.org