Community Search and Rescue (CommSAR) is a member of the National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR), the NY Federation of Search and Rescue (NY-FEDSAR), the SAR Council of New Jersey, and is a Member Club of the NY-NJ Trail Conference

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    NY Camp Expo

    Offering outdoor safety education to camp leaders (in partnership with the National Forest Foundation, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, NY-NJ-Trail Conference and others. Click for more

    Pomona community safety fair

    offering safety literature and answering question about hiking safety, bears, ticks, etc. 

    Print articles

    COMMSAR published over a dozen articles on wilderness safety and ethics in several publications both in the Hudson Valley and Catskill region.

    Safety pamphlets

    COMMSAR developed a group hike pre-plan packet and other wilderness safety and etiquette pamphlets for individuals and groups 

    Intro to SAR training

    This NASAR course was offered to members of other SAR agencies at our HQ

    Search Managers Networking & Training

    Open to search mangers of dozens of agencies—given on two occasions in New Jersey

    Focus on Mental Health

    The trauma of the Missing Person—from a psychology and mental health perspective—In partnership with OHEL Children & Family Services—offered to search mangers of dozens of SAR agencies, given at Maimonides Medical Centerin Brooklyn