We operate as a non-profit organization open to motivated adults and youth (in High School and older).
California Explorer Search and Rescue (Cal-ESAR) is a volunteer search and rescue team based in the San Francisco Bay Area that responds to searches and other emergencies throughout the State of California. Cal-ESAR is a resource of the Governor's Office of Emergency Service -- for more information on Cal-OES and its role in law enforcement, search and rescue and fire response click on the logo below.
Additional information on the unit, our history, our mission, and a description of our training schedule is available via the menu to the left. Directions and maps to our meetings are available by clicking on the calendar event below.
Yosemite National Park, one of our many search areas.