2019 was another busy year for the Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program (OCEAP). While we may have been a bit negligent in posting our activities – we have pulled together a bit of a Year in Review. This is only a portion of the services we provided but is reflective of ourTeam members dedication, professionalism and desire for good natured fun. What an awesome group!
March Training – Field Training exercise
April – Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny Event – Supporting Port Hope under the direction of Port Hope Fire.
APRIL – Town of Cobourg Clean up Day
Pitching in to do our part!
June – Cobourg Highland Games
An annual Team Fund Raising Event.
June – Highway for Heroes Ride (Port Hope)
July – Canada Day (Port Hope)
September Training – Field exercise
October – Partner Exercise – Northumberland County
November training – Field exercise
November – Cobourg Santa Claus Parade (participant)
Our summer fund raising campaign is now under way!
Help us raise funds to update our new Command Post. We have a number of updates to perform from changing out the red lights to amber as well as upgrading our communications systems. If you can help us out, send us an e-mail or give us a call! All donations are appreciated.
Here is a summary of the activities and events for February thru June 2018.
Held team meeting (13th)
Team training day (17th) with simulated victim.
Mock search exercise and training day (17th)
Attended Cops for Cancer event (5th)
Throw rope training (8th)
Missing Persons Call (10th)
Team Meeting (11th)
Assisted with Float your Fanny down the Ganny event (21st)
Cobourg Police Community Partnership
Assisted Port Hope police with Battle of the Atlantic event (6th)
Missing Persons Call (9th)
Assisted Port Hope fire with incident (17th)
Missing Persons Call (19th)
Team night training exercise (26th)
Assist Port Hope police with Heros Ride (2nd)
Mutual Aid – Assist Respond SAR with Bread and Honey Festival (3rd)
Fund Raising Event – Cobourg Highland Games (15-16th)
Grafton Canada Day – OCEAP display (24th)
Wow – what a year we had in 2017!
OCEAP wrapped up another successful year.
- over 4,000 hours of community service
- a new support agreement with the County of Northumberland
- supporting the Adventure Smart program, including Hug A Tree
- new and improved call out / alert system; and
- improved SAR and first aid training for members.
We look forward to an exciting 2018 with all of our dedicated members and community partners!
May 1st – AdventureSmart Presentation
Helping our youth be prepared for outdoor adventures –
May 17th, 23rd & 25th – Choose Your Ride
(Port Hope and Cobourg)
Participating with Police, Fire and EMS at the Secondary Schools.
May 27th – Night Field Training Exercise
Opportunity for members to practice their night search and navigation skills. It was great to have members from Respond SAR out with us!
April 8th – Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny
An annual event for us supporting the Port Hope Fire and Port Hope Police Service. A very busy day for our members!
April 22nd – Field Training Exercise for Members
Crew briefingEvac patientGPS crew tracks
April 24th – AdventureSmart Presentation
April 29th – Cops 4 Cancer
Again this year, our members (and family) participated to raise funds.
March 18 Field Training Day
Lots of exciting news for the Team…
OCEAP Training Day.
OCEAP was pleased to host Adventure Smart Training in Cobourg.
Congratulations to the new Presenters! Thank you to the Trainers!
For more information about Adventure Smart click here.
Field Training Day – An excellent day of outdoor training in basic SAR. Special thanks to members and trainers!
Nov 4-5 Assisting Trinity College and Port Hope Police Service with roadblocks for OFSAA.
Nov 5 Team field training day in Port Hope
Nov 11 Assisting Port Hope Police with roadblocks for Remembrance Day events.
Nov 20 Assisting Cobourg Police with roadblocks for the Santa Claus Parade.