2014 Student NCRC National Seminar Divide Colorado

Divide, Colorado
Saturday, May 17, 2014
2014 Student NCRC National Seminar Divide Colorado
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - Saturday, May 24, 2014

Camp Golden Bell Divide Colorado
380 County Road 512
Divide, Colorado 80814

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Seminar Cost $650.00

Cost includes:  8 Nights Lodging, Training, and Meal Plan for the duration of the seminar.
Note: Additional items may be required to attend the seminar.

$50.00 late registration fee if not registered and paid in full after March 1st.

25% cancellation fee after March 1, 2014 

No refunds after March 16, 2014


White Nose Policy
for the 2014 Seminar.


For those traveling from White Nose affected areas or have caved in those areas with your gear you must decontaminate your gear upon arriving prior to going into the caves.   

There will be no requirement to decontaminate your gear throughout the seminar.

Decontamination procedures listed from the USDA National Forest will be used.

This policy may be updated prior to the event.  
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About the Seminar

 This seminar consists of extensive classroom instruction and fieldwork in all phases of cave rescue including underground environment, vertical rescue, hauling systems, extrication techniques, medical management, communication systems, and the organization and management of cave rescue operations. Basic and advanced course material is presented for students who typically include cavers, emergency services personnel, and emergency managers.

 The seminar provides approximately 100 hours of instruction over eight days. Its classes are physically strenuous and participants must be in good physical health. Students should be prepared to work in difficult situations, both above and below ground.

 NCRC requires participants in its seminars to possess certain skills as prerequisites. Each student must demonstrate his or her ability to ascend (on rope), change over, rappel part way down, tie off their descender, then rappel safely to the ground as part of initial check-in skills. Students must also demonstrate proficiency with the basic knots and hitches used in cave rescue. Students in Levels 2 and 3 will additionally be required to demonstrate retention of key skills learned in previous levels as a prerequisite for participation in the next level. Those lacking the necessary skills will have the option to withdraw from the course or repeat a previous level. Information on specific prerequisites will be provided upon registration, or may be found on the NCRC website.   http://www.caves.org/commission/ncrc/national/NCRC_Student_Area/ncrc_student_resources.htm

 Participants must review and sign a liability waiver during on-site registration. (Persons under the age of 18 may be permitted to participate in the course, but must contact the registrar prior to registration concerning specific rules and restrictions.)

 

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Credit Cards Accepted or

    Make checks for TOTAL payable to: NCRC National Seminar  

    No personal checks accepted after May 1, 2014.

    Mail to
    NCRC National Seminar 2014
    c/o Gaylene Speaect
    621 W. 8th Avenue
    Denver CO 80204
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