Search and rescue training starts this weekend!

Pierce County Explorer Search and Rescue training starts this weekend! If you want to join PCESAR, come to Course 1 on November 4th and 5th or 18th and 19th.


Camp Lakeview
32919 Benbow Dr. E.
Graham, WA  98338


  • Head South on either Meridian or Mountain Highway until you come to 304th St E. Turn Left.
  • Proceed to 144th Ave E. Turn Right.
  • Follow the signs to Camp Lakeview.
  • We will be in the large building to your right as you enter the property.

Registration begins at 7:00am.

What to bring:

  • Certificates of completion for online FEMA courses NIMS IS100, IS200, and IS700
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Raingear and any other clothing needed for you to be comfortable for short outdoor activity
  • $115 training fee (cash, check, or card. Card will add approximately 3% to cover processing fees)
  • Youth, bring a parent for the Saturday morning registration and equipment talks.
No RSVP is required.

Can't make it this weekend? Another Course 1 is offered November 18th and 19th.

Attending an orientation is not required, but if you still want to attend an orientation, there is one more on November 7th at 7:15pm at the Fife branch of the Pierce County Library, 6622 20th St. E., Fife, WA 98424.

More details about the training program are available at