TRACKING COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT
Track Aware and Tracker II
Itasca County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue
Grand Rapids MN

  

Date:

August 4, 5 & 6

 

 

Location:

Northside Training Center - 405 NW 16th St, Grand Rapids MN 55744

 

 

Time:

Friday 0800 – Sunday 1700

 

 

Tuition:

$175 per student
NOTE - There will be an additional $50 charge for non-Itasca County SAR students.

 

 

Meals & Accommodations:

NO meal services will be provided, students will have to make alternate arrangements. There are restaurants nearby. No lodging supplied but hotels are available in the Grand Rapids area.

 

 

 

Prerequisite:   
There is no prerequisite for Track Aware students.  Tracker II students need to be UTS Tracker I certified. 

 

 

Course Content:   
Please refer to the UTS web site (www.utstrackingservices.com) or the UTS manual for course content.

 

 

Student Needs:
Track Aware students should bring paper and pencil, a tracking stick (which can be a wooden dowel, ski pole, or something similar that is at least 40 inches long). They need a tape measure at least 3 ft. long, two rubber bands, and a flashlight. Students should also bring their UTS manual if they received one at a previous class. Knee pads are suggested as the student will be on the ground much of the weekend.  Students at all levels should be “field ready”.

 

 

Registration:   
Registration forms (available on UTS web site) must be sent at least two weeks prior to training with a $35 pre-registration fee (to be applied to the full fee) to Linda Balzer at 4665 S.E. Booneville, Corvallis, Oregon 97333.

 

Sponsor Information: 
The contact persons for this course are Al Pratt home 360-398-1524 cell 360-303-8113 or Brian Olds 218-341-7376 .