Prince George Search and Rescue

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Applications for 2023 are now closed. Watch for a possible new intake in the Spring of 2024.

The Prince George Search and Rescue Society (PGSAR) is a registered non-profit organization operating in and around the Prince George region. PGSAR is manned solely by volunteers who respond 24/7, all year round, in all types of weather conditions. Members are unpaid professionals highly trained in wilderness skills and technical rescue.  

We are tasked by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Coroner Service of British Columbia, and British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) in a variety of search and rescue functions. As members of a provincial team, we are sometimes asked to assist in other areas of the province as well. 

How we are activated

Prince George Search and Rescue is activated by emergency services. If this is an emergency, please contact 9-11 and they will activate our team as needed.  

Please note there is no cost for search and rescue! You do not need to wait 24 hours to report someone as missing. The sooner they are reported, the sooner we can help! 

For non-emergency contact, please see the contact tab at the top of the webpage.  

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A brief rain shower and then the smoke cleared briefly while PGSAR’s swiftwater Team trained on the Willow River. Practicing at low water levels, repeating rescue scenarios with different tactics each time (not pictured), exploring the management and extraction of unconscious subjects with suspected spinal injuries in a swiftwater environment… it all made for a great day of team building and skill development. ... See MoreSee Less
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What a hot and dusty day for PGSAR’s mechanized team putting the equipment through its paces! ... See MoreSee Less
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