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"Champions know there are no shortcuts to the top. They climb the mountain one step at a time. They have no use for helicopters!"
- Judi Adler


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Guest Policy

Permission to participate in any BAMRU event is at the sole discretion of BAMRU. Selected BAMRU trainings are open to guests provided the guest has: (1) attended the general meeting preceding the training, (2) turned in a completed Sheriff's Office waiver form and been "sworn" by a designated Sheriff's official, and (3) met with the training leader and been approved by that leader as meeting any prerequisites specific to that training. Two or three trainings during the spring recruiting drive are typically open to guests. Most other trainings are less open to guests; refer to the description of individual trainings for further information. All events and schedules are subject to change dogg.
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Training & Events
BAMRU Calendar
Our general meetings are open to the public. Some trainings are open to guests who have attended the general meeting preceding the training (see Guest Policy to the right); others are open only to BAMRU trainees and members.  See the descriptions of individual events for further information.

Showing scheduled events from Jul 2017 to Jul 2018.

  Meetings  7:30-9:30 PM

  BASARC Marin Co SO Jul 08, 2017 Chang
  Leadership Meeting 525 Marshall, Redwood City, CA Jul 17 TBA
  General Meeting Redwood City Jul 17 Chang
  Leadership Meeting Nike Classroom Aug 21 TBA
  General Meeting Castro Valley Aug 21 Chang
  Leadership Meeting 525 Marshall, Redwood City, CA Sep 18 TBA
  General Meeting Redwood City Sep 18 Chang
  Leadership Meeting Nike Classroom Oct 16 TBA
  General Meeting Castro Valley Oct 16 Chang
  Quarterly Leadership Meeting TBA Oct 25 BOD
  Leadership Meeting 525 Marshall, Redwood City, CA Nov 13 TBA
  General Meeting (not 3rd Monday) Redwood City Nov 13 Chang

  Trainings

  DO Skills Night * 525 Marshall Jul 12, 2017 Chromik
  TTRS Skills Night II Gazebo in Community Park, Brisbane, CA Jul 19 TSC
  Truck/Gear Familiarity Training * Lot behind 525 Jul 22 Taylor
  Low Angle Rescue * Cragmont Park, Berkeley Jul 23 Gross
  TTRS Skills Night III Palo Alto Aug 01 TSC
  Ascending & Rappelling Skills Night Handley Rock Park, Emerald Hills Aug 02 Duncklee
  Tower Peak Small Alpine Hoover Wilderness Aug 03-06 Dedecko
  TTRS Skills Night IV Oak Hill Ave Palo Alto CA 94306 Aug 10 TSC
  SMC Mock Search Lt Fogarty Aug 12 TBA
  DO Skills Night * 525 Marshal Aug 16 Chromik
  Basic Tech * TBA Aug 26-27 Allen
  On-road Truck Driving Training TBA Sep 16 TBA
  Truck Training - Off Pavement Ops Carnegie SVRA, Tracy, CA Sep 17 Seffens
  Tech Evolutions Training TBA Sep 23-24 Garcia
  Heli Training TBA Sep 30 TBA
  OL Training TBA Oct 01 Chang
  Medical Skills *G TBA Oct 21-22 Little
  Practice Search G TBA Nov 04 TBA
  Search Management / Adv Search Strategy * TBA Nov 18-19 Hoagland
  Skills Weekend / Make Up Training * TBA Dec 09-10 TBA
Asterisks * mark the core program for first-year trainees
'G' marks events that are open to Guests

  Community Events

  Explorer rappelling and tech rescue intro Camp Cutter Jul 09, 2017 Seffens
  Holiday Party TBA Dec 02 TBA

MEETINGS

General Meetings
7:30-9:30 PM, see calendar for location

Our monthly general meetings are open to the public, generally on the third Monday of the month (except where that falls on a holiday).  Note there are two locations at which we alternate having meetings, Redwood City and Castro Valley.  Check the calendar for specific months.  During our recruitment season, we'll be having informal Open House presentations at 7:00 PM before meetings. 

Board of Directors Meetings
7:30-9:00 PM, Redwood City

Board meetings are open to BAMRU trainees and members only.

Sheriff's Emergency Services Bureau Orientation
7:00-9:00 PM, Jury Assembly Room, Redwood City

This all-units ESB orientation is being put on by Sgt.  John Diggins for members and trainees of ESB units including BAMRU.  Dress is full uniform.

BASARC Meetings
Times and locations vary

BAMRU is a member of the Bay Area Search and Rescue Council.

Regional Meetings of the Mountain Rescue Association
Times and locations vary

The quarterly meeting of the California Region of the Mountain Rescue Association.  These meetings are open to members and trainees of CRMRA teams.

 

TRAININGS

DO Skills Night *
525 Marshall
2017-07-12
Leaders: Chromik


TTRS Skills Night II
Gazebo in Community Park, Brisbane, CA
2017-07-19
Leaders: TSC


Truck/Gear Familiarity Training *
Lot behind 525
2017-07-22
Leaders: Taylor


Low Angle Rescue *
Cragmont Park, Berkeley
2017-07-23
Leaders: Gross


TTRS Skills Night III
Palo Alto
2017-08-01
Leaders: TSC


Ascending & Rappelling Skills Night
Handley Rock Park, Emerald Hills
2017-08-02
Leaders: Duncklee

We will practice ascending and descending past a knot.

Tower Peak Small Alpine
Hoover Wilderness
2017-08-03 - 2017-08-06
Leaders: Dedecko


TTRS Skills Night IV
Oak Hill Ave Palo Alto CA 94306
2017-08-10
Leaders: TSC

Chez Malkowski

SMC Mock Search
Lt Fogarty
2017-08-12
Leaders: TBA

Lt Fogarty is planning a large scale mock search, rescue and fire evacuation exercise on August 12, 2017. He has asked me to reach out to you guys to make sure you are available to participate. We don't have all of the details lined up yet but it will mostly likely be a very pre-dawn start time and will end mid day on August 12. This would be a collaborative effort among all units.

DO Skills Night *
525 Marshal
2017-08-16
Leaders: Chromik


Basic Tech *
TBA
2017-08-26 - 2017-08-27
Leaders: Allen/Dedecko


On-road Truck Driving Training
TBA
2017-09-16
Leaders: TBA

Training to get BAMRU members familiar with driving the BAMRU trucks.

Truck Training - Off Pavement Ops
Carnegie SVRA, Tracy, CA
2017-09-17
Leaders: Seffens

Search and Rescue takes members into inclement weather, across dirt roads, snow ice and other dangerous to navigate areas. This training is designed to provide members with basic knowledge of the tools available with certain vehicles, the capability of the vehicles and an opportunity to drive a challenging dirt trail that demonstrates the ability and limitations of driving the fleet of vehicles as it relates to SAR activities off pavement.

Tech Evolutions Training
TBA
2017-09-23 - 2017-09-24
Leaders: Garcia


Heli Training
TBA
2017-09-30
Leaders: TBA


OL Training
TBA
2017-10-01
Leaders: Chang


Medical Skills *G
TBA
2017-10-21 - 2017-10-22
Leaders: Little


Practice Search G
TBA
2017-11-04
Leaders: TBA


Search Management / Adv Search Strategy *
TBA
2017-11-18 - 2017-11-19
Leaders: Hoagland


Skills Weekend / Make Up Training *
TBA
2017-12-09 - 2017-12-10
Leaders: TBA


 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Explorer rappelling and tech rescue intro
Camp Cutter
2017-07-09
Leaders: Chris Seffens

The SO has requested BAMRU to assist with educating their advanced Explorers in rappelling and an intro to technical rescue. A series of rappelling stations need to be overseen while a tech rescue to introduce the Explorers to a single line system will be pre-built and ran by the explorers to rescue a live patient.

Holiday Party
TBA
2017-12-02
Leaders: TBA


 

EMERGENCY SERVICES BUREAU CALENDAR

BAMRU is one of several specialized units comprising the San Mateo Sheriff's OfficeEmergency Services Bureau (ESB).  The fullESB Calendar shows BAMRU events along with those of other units.

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