Upcoming Events


The K9 Team conducts training on varied days and times and locations during the fall and winter months. All are welcome. 

Please ask anyone who plans to join to text Anne Clark 540-420-3295.

We generally train several hours, give or take, but people can leave anytime. Be on time to our initial meeting place as we will be moving from there.


Black Diamond Spring General Meeting
Saturday, 29 April, 2024 10:00-12:00
VCA Highlands Animal Hospital, 25011 Lee Hwy Abingdon, VA

It's time for us to come together for our spring meeting to discuss important matters and plan for the upcoming months. We need to discuss changes to the by-laws and vote for board members. 

During the meeting, we will discuss various topics, including recent missions, training updates, and upcoming events and more. It is crucial that all members attend, as your input and participation are vital to the success of our organization.

SAR Academy

SAR Conference at Holiday Lake 4H Center, Appomattox, VA
April 18-21, 2024

Register for the Pre-Conference and Conference 
Lost Person Behavior
Land Navigation
Semi-Technical Rescue
K-9 Testing
Wilderness First Aid
First Responder Self-Care
SARTopo and Cellular Analysis
Survival Sheltering and Fire Building
UAS Drone Capabilities
Artifical Intelligence Driven Solutions for SAR
Tracking Introduction
Annotated Maps and Scene Sketching
Is It Human?
Remote Planning
Kids Track

Revised Mar 2024