Basic Visual Tracking 10/6-8/23

TEXSAR Training -> Basic Visual Tracking 10/6-8/23

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Date(s): 10/06/2023 - 10/08/2023

Fernando Moreira

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TEXSAR is hosting a Basic Visual Tracking course instructed by Fernando Moreira of Worldwide Trackers.  The course is designed to train SAR personnel in the fundamentals of tracking. The course aims to familiarize personnel with the tracking concepts through practical field work and exercises. Students are exposed to the curriculum through 4 hours of classroom instruction and 16 hours of time in the field. 

Dates:  This will be a 3-day course held Friday October 6th, 2023 thru Sunday October 8th, 2023.

Location: Central Division – Austin, TX 

Prerequisites: Students must be in the SAR Responder tier prior to the start of course. 

Scheduling/Cancelations: This course will be held rain or shine through numerous operational periods with time allotted for meals. 

Cost: $150

TEXSAR fundraising scholarship funds may applied to the cost of this course. Students can check their scholarship fund balance on their SIMS profile.


This is a special class for TEXSAR. No refunds will be granted.
“Auditing” of this course will not be allowed.
Max # of students: 40


  • TEXSAR Field Uniform 
  • Water
  • Writing utensil
  • Note pad


  • Tracking stick (38-42” long)
  • Rubber bands/castration bands
  • Signal mirror
  • Small tape measure
  • Flashlight 
  • Knee pads
  • One package (100) bamboo skewers. 
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Camp chair

Specific location and class details will be emailed to registrants approximately one week prior to the start of class.
If your schedule allows, please consider taking the weekday version of the course on Monday, October 9th – Wednesday, October 11th. 

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