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Training Dates 2017-2018

These tentative dates are valid for Aug 2017 through Apr 2018.

Trainings must be completed in order (A, B, C, I, II, SFA, III)
Trainees returning from last year should:

  • Email the training director to determine which courses need to be repeated.
  • Resubmit both the ESAR and King County application forms

Course A - Orientation ( 7:00-9:00 PM unless otherwise noted )

Required: Bring current photo ID (Drivers License, Passport, or student ID)
Required: Bring proof of current auto insurance if you drive. If minor, bring parents auto insurance.
NOTE: KCESAR will train you in First Aid & CPR
Please sign up here.

Tuesday, August 1st Sammamish / Fire Station 83
Wednesday, August 9th Issaquah Highlands / Fire Station 73
Thursday, Aug 17th Issaquah / Eastside Fire and Rescue Headquarters
Monday, Aug 21st Issaquah / Eastside Fire and Rescue Headquarters
Saturday, Aug 26th (9-11am) Issaquah / Eastside Fire and Rescue Headquarters
Tuesday, Aug 29th TBD

Course B - Map and Compass ( 8:00am - 5:00pm ) / First Aid ( 8:00am - 5:00pm )

Course C - Search Theory and Field Practice ( Sat 6:30 AM to Sun 3:00-4:00 PM )

Course I - Navigation Practice ( Sat 6:20 AM to Sun 1:00-3:00 PM )

Course II - Navigation Evaluation ( Sat 7:00 AM to Sun 1:00-3:00 PM )

Searcher First Aid ( 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM )

  • Location TBD: Jan 27, Feb 10, Feb 17

Course III - Mock Search ( Sat 7:00 AM to Sun 1:00-3:00 PM )

  • Location TBD: Feb 17-18, Mar 3-4, Mar 17-18

Graduation - TBD (2:00pm)

 

Training Locations

View a map of all of our training locations, or get driving directions: [View Map].

  • Camp Edward (formerly Camp Brinkley): Approximately 15 miles north of Monroe, WA
    See Training Packet for directions
  • Issaquah: Eastside Fire and Rescue Headquarters
    175 Newport Way NW, Issaquah, WA 98027 (East door)
  • Issaquah Station 73: Eastside Fire and Rescue Station 73
    1280 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA 98029
  • Redmond: Redmond High School
    Room E-125
    17272 NE 104th St
    Redmond, WA 98052
  • Bellevue: Bellevue Fire Station #1
    766 Bellevue Way SE, Bellevue, WA (door in back)
  • Bellevue Library: Bellevue Public Library
    1111 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA
  • Newcastle: Bellevue Fire Station #9
    12412 Newcastle Way, Bellevue, WA 98006
  • Fire Station 83: 3425 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road SE
    Sammamish, WA 98075
  • Seattle: The Children’s Center at Burke Gilman Gardens
    5251 SandPoint Way NE Building 5, Seattle WA 98105
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