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Pathfinder

Current Prerequisites for this Course

Basic

Intermediate

Advanced

Students (cadet and senior) will progress through Ground Team Member 3

Students (cadet and senior) will progress through Ground Team Member 2

Students (cadet and senior) will progress through Ground Team Member 1

Required before start of event

Required before start of event

Required before start of event

Completion of Achievement 1 (Cadets) or Level 1 (Senior Members)

GTM-3

GTM-2

Completion of General ES

 

 

First Aid Training

 

ICUT

 

 

IS 100 and 700

 

 

Curriculum

The physically and mentally demanding course teaches both search and rescue & disaster response skills.
Students will be exposed to the wild terrain of the Mark Twain National Forest to practice SAR skills, land navigation, and basic survival. Not only do students earn ground team member qualifications and a sense of accomplishment, but they are also given the coveted title of PATHFINDER.
Course fee $175.00

 

Logistics

  Lodging

This activity is conducted in "field conditions." Uniforms and equipment should be maintained for the environment and weather conditions.
Lodging includes restroom facilities. Males and females will be quartered in separately. All personnel will be supervised during their stay. 
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  Transportation

Transportation during the activity will be provided as necessary utilizing Civil Air Patrol vehicles. 

 Transportation to and from this activity is not the responsibility of CAP and is provided "as available”. Limited transportation during the activity may be provided. Privately owned vehicles(POVs) traveling to or from such activity is performed solely at the risk of the individual CAP members and their passengers. CAP assumes no right of control, liability or responsibility for such transportation (reference CAPR 77-1, Operation and Maintenance of Civil Air Patrol Vehicles, para 1-8 b.).

 Meals

Meals are included in this course. 

 Uniform Of The Day

*All courses will complete the week with two large hands-on training incidents. These incidents will test the skills learned during the course in high stress and realistic environment.

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