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Welcome to Vernon Search and Rescue!

Serving the North Okanagan since 1960.

There are no restrictions on who can become a member, and the group consists of both genders. The only requirement is that each possible member completes the basic training as required by Emergency...

Vernon Search and Rescue Group Society (“Vernon SAR”) is a volunteer organization, which has provided search and rescue services to the North Okanagan region of BC’s interior, and assisted...

Featured Stories & Updates

We share with you a glimpse in the multitude of training, community events and selected tasks that our members engage in.

Thank you, Gateway Casinos for your generous donation and support for our volunteer team at Vernon Search & Rescue!
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Thank you, Gateway Casinos for your generous donation and support for our volunteer team at Vernon Search & Rescue!

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A huge "Thank You" goes out to the Vernon Lions Club, for their donation of $1000 to our team at Vernon Search & Rescue!

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New Year's Eve Present... Rescued children home safe!
Vernon Search & Rescue ground search teams were happy to help track, locate and rescue two young boys in the Westside community. The two brothers, aged 6 and 8 had walked into the...

Ice rescue training and awarness - Know the dangers of ice surfaces
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Vernon SAR members training at Kin beach today in ice rescue, safety and awareness. We like to remind the public that ice conditions are variable and venturing out on one of the frozen bays or streams can be can be dangerous.

The Canadian...

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Vernon Search & Rescue was called to assist the BC ambulance service with a high-angle rope Rescue at a motor vehicle accident East of Cherryville.

Arriving on scene they assessed the situation, finding a vehicle roughly 20m down a...

Our Current Sponsors and Supporters

We thank our featured sponsors and supporters for there continuing contributions!

Support us through a donation we can bring awareness and change to our community and assist people in distress.

Tax receipts will be issued for amounts over $20.

Our Registered Name: VERNON SEARCH & RESCUE GROUP SOCIETY

Business Number: 889917043RR0001