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Summer 2016

The summer is a busy operational period for our OCEAP volunteers.

Cobourg Community Connections Expo

June 3-4th – OCEAP members were on site to promote our Volunteer Team!


CANADA DAY – July 1st

OCEAP members assisted Port Hope Police with road blocks for the parade.  Immediately following the parade, members relocated to the Cobourg Waterfront Festival.  OCEAP members covered all three days of the Festival assisting with missing person calls.


Port Hope Police Fishing Day – July 8th


Cobourg Police – Community Safety

OCEAP assisting CPS at both the Sandbanks Provincial Park and Kingston events.


August Full Team Meeting – August 10th

New! OCEAP Partnership

OCEAP announced the partnership with RESPOND Search and Rescue.  Our organizations will work together to enhance the support we give our communities.  Welcome!



May 2016

OCEAP volunteers serving the communities of Port Hope and Cobourg!

May 1 – Assisting the Port Hope Police with road closures for the Battle of the Atlantic remembrance ceremony.


May 4 – Helping with McHappy Day 2016 raising funds to send local kids to camp.  Members attended both Port Hope and Cobourg.  Great Job!

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May 6 – OCEAP volunteers have provided over 1,000 hours of community service already this year!  An awesome commitment from our members.

May 14 – OCEAP members and our Command Post participating in Police Week at the Cobourg Police Station.



May 14-15 – OCEAP members updating their 1st Aid and CPR skills.  The “Rescue” part of Search and Rescue.




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April 2016

Busy month for OCEAP members!

Spring Recruiting Drive is in progress!

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April 16 – Float your Fanny down the Ganny was a great day – weather was beautiful and the crowds were out!  Our volunteers attended at the request of Port Hope Police providing roving patrols and assisting with traffic around the pickup loading zone.  Thanks to all.

April 16 – Two of our members participated in the Cops for Cancer at the Northumberland Mall.  Nice cut guys!


April 23 – Night Search and Rescue training.  Refresher of core SAR skills and then worked thru the twilight into the dark with no moon.  Great effort from our volunteers!

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February 2016

February 20th – Field Training

Excellent training day in the Northumberland Forest!  The session covered all of the basics; grid search, hasty search and first aid skills.  Thanks to all members and trainers.

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February 5th – MoU between OCEAP and CPS

Our special thanks to the Cobourg Police Service for their donation of rescue equipment to our Program.   We look forward to expanding our support role with the Service in 2016!

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On behalf of the Board of Directors of OCEAP and all of our extraordinary volunteers, we would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Dec 11-12


OCEAP was at the Northumberland Mall in Cobourg on Friday and Saturday between 10am and 4pm!

We were recruiting and had a lot of people drop by and say hi!  We are still recruiting, so e-mail us today!

Dec 5 – Our members were out on December 5th supporting the Port Hope Police Service with Cram a Cruiser.  This was an awesome event which greatly benefits the community.  Thanks to everyone who came out and to all those who made donations!


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