Schedule

Something for Everyone

Whether you’re a K9 handler, mounted SAR, ground search, or tracker, the VA SAR Conference has sessions for you!

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Wednesday April 11, 2018

Chicken Camp
08:00  -  16:45
Chicken Camp

Chicken Camp

Is that a…..Chicken? Superfit Canine is always working to identify unique training opportunities to help working dog handlers improve their skills and ensure that K9 teams are ready when they are needed most. “Chicken camp” is not a new concept, but Sally’s twist on this way of learning is designed to give detection dog handlers […]

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Thursday April 12, 2018

Chicken Camp
08:00  -  16:45
Chicken Camp

Chicken Camp

Is that a…..Chicken? Superfit Canine is always working to identify unique training opportunities to help working dog handlers improve their skills and ensure that K9 teams are ready when they are needed most. “Chicken camp” is not a new concept, but Sally’s twist on this way of learning is designed to give detection dog handlers […]

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Friday April 13, 2018

Wilderness Perception & Awareness
08:00  -  16:45
Wilderness Perception & Awareness

Wilderness Perception & Awareness

Wilderness Perception and Awareness are the skills and ability to gain knowledge relevant to an operation based on correct assimilation and interpretation of sensory input from one’s surroundings.  Wilderness Perception and Awareness relates primarily to the out-of-doors but can be applied in any environment. If your subject was unconscious and within 100 feet, would you […]

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Saturday April 14, 2018

Chicken Camp
08:00  -  16:45
Chicken Camp

Chicken Camp

Is that a…..Chicken? Superfit Canine is always working to identify unique training opportunities to help working dog handlers improve their skills and ensure that K9 teams are ready when they are needed most. “Chicken camp” is not a new concept, but Sally’s twist on this way of learning is designed to give detection dog handlers […]

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Edible Plants
10:00  -  11:45
Edible Plants
Dining Room Small

Edible Plants

Have you ever wondered what you could eat in the wild if you were stranded and out of food? Ever wonder if that red berry was edible or deadly? This class combines hands (and mouth) on learning about common edible wild plants as well as learning about the sign left behind by a subject who […]

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Radio Cache
10:00  -  11:45
Radio Cache
Western Shelter
Documentation
13:00  -  16:45
Documentation
Dining Hall Upstairs
IMT
13:00  -  14:45
IMT
Western Shelter
UAV
15:00  -  16:45
UAV
Western Shelter

Sunday April 15, 2018

K9 Fitness
08:00  -  09:45
K9 Fitness
Outside

K9 Fitness

Fitness is critical for handler and canine alike. Join Kathleen and Sally in this open format workshop and see how you can improve the fitness of you and your canine partners. Want to extend the working life of your canine? Want to prevent the common injuries? Want to be able to work 8 hours a […]

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