CISM Program Support During COVID-19 Outbreak

CISM Program Support During COVID-19 Outbreak

Fellow SAR Volunteers, We are all in the midst of an unprecedented public health emergency. The COVID-19 outbreak affects everyone, but first responders are affected more than many others. Along with the physical health and safety risks you face, this outbreak has a...
Victoria Day Long Weekend

Victoria Day Long Weekend

Victoria Day Long Weekend Date: May 16 – 18, 2020 Contact: Sandra Riches, Executive Director & BC Coordinator, BC AdventureSmart 604.671.2241 / execdirector@adventuresmartbc.ca Media requests welcome. The May long weekend is the ‘kick off to...
Reducing SAR Incidents

Reducing SAR Incidents

Public Safety Announcement May 9 – 10, 2020 Contact: Sandra Riches, Executive Director, BC AdventureSmart, 604-671-2241, execdirector@adventuresmartbc.ca Media request welcome. As we all continue to socialize uniquely in our communities with family, friends and...
Easter Long Weekend Public Safety

Easter Long Weekend Public Safety

Public Safety Announcement ‘Easter Long Weekend’ Date:            April 10 – 13, 2020 Contact:     Sandra Riches, Executive Director & BC Coordinator, BC AdventureSmart 604-671-2241 This long weekend will be celebrated uniquely with family and friends. As we...

Search and Rescue During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 27 2020 – COVID-19 Pandemic means people must be extra cautious in the outdoors VICTORIA – As the COVID-19 pandemic puts extra pressure on emergency resources across the province, the B.C. Search and Rescue Association and Emergency Management B.C. are...

Search and Rescue During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sidney, March 17, 2020 – The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) represents 79 ground search and rescue groups across the province making up some 2,500 unpaid professional volunteers who average 1,700 responses a year. During these fast-changing...

BC AdventureSmart Job Postings / Summer 2020

BC AdventureSmart is seeking outreach educators for the Summer 2020 season. One of the crews will be based in the Lower Mainland and another crew based in Prince George. As a collective provincial team, the outreach educators will travel throughout British Columbia...

BC AdventureSmart Winter 2020 Report

The BC AdventureSmart Teams and volunteer presenters reached 17,161 people face-to-face between November 7, 2019 – March 3, 2020. 18,099 kms travelled. 8/12 BC SAR regions travelled to. 26/80 SAR groups connected with. 363 volunteer presenters/ambassadors currently in...