*Note: ALL General Meetings are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, so if you are interested in meeting the group and checking out CERT before you decide to become a member, meetings are the time to do it!
*Training topics subject to change with little to no prior notice.
January 13 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – Document training with the Camden County EMA VIRTUAL Offering. NO IN-PERSON Meeting!
February 2 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – Radio Communications training with the Benton County, MO ARES VIRTUAL Offering. NO IN-PERSON Meeting!
February 26 – Lake Expo – Traffic/Parking Control
March 2 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – Trailer and Generator training
March 7 – Mass Vax Event – Courtesy tent for traffic controllers and Food service for onsite personnel/volunteers
March 27 – Bridge and Dam Run – CERT Cancelled due to lack of Volunteers
April 6 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – First Responder Rehab Trailer training with Robert Hayes
April 17 – Dogwood Festival – Traffic Direction/Parking for the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce
May 1 – Magic Dragon Street Meet – Incident Support
May 4 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – Topic: Street Meet Hot Wash/EOC introduction
May 27 – EOC Training 2 pm to 4 pm at the Camden County EMA
June 1 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – Tabletop Exercise with the Camden County EMA
June 2 – After-Action Report (AAR or Hotwash) for the Tabletop Exercise at the Camden County EMA
June 24 – EOC Training 2 pm to 4 pm at the Camden County EMA
July 6 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – PACK THE PACKS and Check the Equipment Trailer
July 12-17 – National CERT Conference 2021 Springfield, MO – if you are interested in helping out on ANY of the days, please contact Sam Henley ASAP.
July 17 – Aquapalooza – Sunrise Beach – CERT members will be operating the First Aid tent located in Captain Ron’s parking lot from 12 pm-5 pm.
July 29 – EOC Training 2 pm to 4 pm at the Camden County EMA
August 3 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – After-Action Report for Aquapalooza, Red Equipment trailer review, small engine exercise
August 28 and 29 – 9 am to 6 pm – CERT members will be responsible for operating the First Aid Tent both days. We will also set up a table with Ready in 3, CERT, and other information, as well as sign people up to receive information about upcoming FREE CERT Basic training classes!
August 26 – EOC Training 2 pm to 4 pm at the Camden County EMA
September 7 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – Animal Handling During Disasters Training/Discussion
September 23 – EOC Training 2 pm to 4 pm at the Camden County EMA
October 5 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – Topic To Be Announced (we are working on having our generator guy out to teach CERT to operate the generators in October or November. Standby for info on that!)
October 16 & 17 – Warsaw Heritage Days – With the Benton County CERT down a bit, the Camden County CERT has been asked to assist with guarding the entrance to the Truman Dam Visitor Center and the road adjacent. These are 7:30-5:30 time periods each day (we are finding out if we can switch members out for shorter shifts). We are still in need of AT LEAST two people (one for each day). Please let Ranita or Sam know if you would like to help. You can find information on Heritage Days here.
October 28 – EOC Training 2 pm to 4 pm at the Camden County EMA
October 30 – Linn Creek Trunk or Treat (with the EMA) 6 PM-8 PM – Dress up in your best costume and hand out candy and other items to children on this fun night! Let Sam know if you would like to participate!
November 2 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – Tabletop Exercise with Camden County EMA – Topic Response to a large-scale emergency in Camden County.
December 7 – General Meeting 6:00 PM – White Elephant Christmas Party