Location: Beaver Point Lodge, 1365 Beaver Point Road, Salt Spring Island
Course Description: This course is for basic entry-level students and those already certified in Track Aware.
The course starts Sign-in and Registration Friday 17:00.
Class hours: Friday 18:00 to 22:00, Saturday 08:00 to 22:00, Sunday 08:00 to 14:00, (including breaks).
BCTA Membership Forms are available here: Join BCTA Preferably, you can E-transfer or send it to the address on the membership form in advance of the course. This can also be sent with your course fee.
Course Fees: Tuition is $110 (Non-refundable) for current BCTA members; $210 for nonmembers. Payment must accompany your registration form and be submitted at least two weeks prior to the course. This covers course materials and instructor reimbursement. The fee will only be refunded if the course is cancelled.
Meal Package: (optional) $115.00 Meals will be organic and vegetarian.
Snacks on Fri evening, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner on Saturday, Breakfast and Lunch on Sun.
There will be room in a refrigerator at the hall if you wish to supplement the menu. There are no restaurants/stores in the immediate vicinity, so if you do not take the package be prepared to bring bagged lunches, camp stoves etc.
Special requirements – let us know – send it in with your registration.
Accommodations: Students are welcome to stay at Beaver Point Hal (no charge), bring your own bedding and pad or cot. Camping available on grounds. At this time of year, the grounds can be quite wet. RVs/Campers in the parking lot at Beaver Point Hall. Please note there are pit toilets and cold water sinks but no showers at Beaver Point Hall. WiFi is unreliable.
Gear: Bring GSAR daypacks and be ready to conduct training in any weather conditions. Bring a sharp-focus flashlight (not a bulls-eye), tracking stick, tape measure, compass, notepad and pencil, safety glasses, energy snacks, and water bottles for in the field. GPS is optional but recommended.
Cheques Payable To: Salt Spring Island Search and Rescue
Mail To: Susan Fussell 469 Sky Valley Rd. Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2C3
Questions? Need more Information? Contact Susan Fussell
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 250-538-2022