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May 2017

May 1st – AdventureSmart Presentation

Helping our youth be prepared for outdoor adventures –

“Survive Outside”

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May 17th, 23rd & 25th – Choose Your Ride

(Port Hope and Cobourg)

Participating with Police, Fire and EMS at the Secondary Schools.

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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 2017

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!

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April 22nd – Field Training Exercise for Members

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April 24th – AdventureSmart Presentation

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April 29th – Cops 4 Cancer

Again this year, our members (and family) participated to raise funds.

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January 2017

January 21-22

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.

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January 28

Field Training Day – An excellent day of outdoor training in basic SAR.  Special thanks to members and trainers!

November 2016

Nov 4-5  Assisting Trinity College and Port Hope Police Service with roadblocks for OFSAA.

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Nov 5 Team field training day in Port Hope

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Nov 11 Assisting Port Hope Police with roadblocks for Remembrance Day events.

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Nov 20 Assisting Cobourg Police with roadblocks for the Santa Claus Parade.

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October 2016

October 15 – Team Training

OCEAP members joined by Respond SAR at local trailer park to practice neighbourhood search skills.  A number of members assigned to new roles for the day – Well done by all.

October 16 – Assist Port Hope Police

Members attended Presqu’ile Provincial Park to assist with the Red Run – 1k, 5k, 10k at the request of the Port Hope Police Service.

October 16 – SARSCENE 2016

OCEAP is proud to announce that our Executive Officer, Colin Cackette received the SAR Award of Excellence in Leadership at the National Search and Rescue Conference in Edmonton, Alberta!

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September 2016

September 17, 2016

Our September training day was attended by Dominik Wisniewski who wrote a great article about OCEAP for the Northumberland News

 

The article contained the following pictures…

COBOURG -- Stephen Hockley, a member of the Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program search-and-rescue team, uses a compass to navigate inside Cobourg's James Cockburn Park during a training exercise on Sept. 17, 2016.
COBOURG — Stephen Hockley, a member of the Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program search-and-rescue team, uses a compass to navigate inside Cobourg’s James Cockburn Park during a training exercise on Sept. 17, 2016.
COBOURG -- Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program commanding officer Curtis Kimball, left, and executive officer Colin Cackette run a training exercise from a search-and-rescue trailer at Cobourg's James Cockburn Park. The volunteer not-for-profit organization is celebrating 10 years in the community this year, and has put out a call for new volunteers. Sept. 17, 2016.
COBOURG — Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program commanding officer Curtis Kimball, left, and executive officer Colin Cackette run a training exercise from a search-and-rescue trailer at Cobourg’s James Cockburn Park. The volunteer not-for-profit organization is celebrating 10 years in the community this year, and has put out a call for new volunteers. Sept. 17, 2016.
COBOURG -- Colin Cackette, the executive officer of the Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program search-and-rescue team, trains at Cobourg's James Cockburn Park with Dodge, his five-year-old German shepherd. The volunteer not-for-profit organization is celebrating 10 years in the community this year, and has put out a call for new volunteers. Sept. 17, 2016.
COBOURG — Colin Cackette, the executive officer of the Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program search-and-rescue team, trains at Cobourg’s James Cockburn Park with Dodge, his five-year-old German shepherd. The volunteer not-for-profit organization is celebrating 10 years in the community this year, and has put out a call for new volunteers. Sept. 17, 2016.
COBOURG -- Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program search-and-rescue team members Lisa Carrie (right) and Sarah Hughes walk through the woods at James Cockburn Park in Cobourg during a training exercise. The volunteer not-for-profit organization is celebrating 10 years in the community this year, and has put out a call for new volunteers. Sept. 17, 2016.
COBOURG — Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program search-and-rescue team members Lisa Carrie (right) and Sarah Hughes walk through the woods at James Cockburn Park in Cobourg during a training exercise. The volunteer not-for-profit organization is celebrating 10 years in the community this year, and has put out a call for new volunteers. Sept. 17, 2016.
COBOURG -- Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program search-and-rescue team members Nathan Maraj and Lisa Carrie walk through the woods at James Cockburn Park in Cobourg during a training exercise. The volunteer not-for-profit organization is celebrating 10 years in the community this year, and has put out a call for new volunteers. Sept. 17, 2016.
COBOURG — Ontario Community Emergency Assistance Program search-and-rescue team members Nathan Maraj and Lisa Carrie walk through the woods at James Cockburn Park in Cobourg during a training exercise. The volunteer not-for-profit organization is celebrating 10 years in the community this year, and has put out a call for new volunteers. Sept. 17, 2016.

Thank you Dominik for the great article and your support!

 

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!

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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.

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Port Hope Police Fishing Day – July 8th

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Cobourg Police – Community Safety

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

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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!

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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.

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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.

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

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REMINDER –

UPCOMING EVENT ON JUNE 4th!

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