Teller County

Search and Rescue


Serving Teller County, and Beyond

We deliver service that meets or exceeds the requested assistance while ensuring the safety and well-being of our members.

Our mission is “locating and rescuing people in all areas of Teller County and portions of the surrounding area.” This includes El Paso, Douglas, Park and Fremont Counties via agency assistance agreements. The area includes hundreds of square miles of rugged national forest land including a portion of Pike’s Peak.

We can, and do, respond elsewhere in the state to assist other search and rescue units. By building strong relationships with these other departments, the result is a mutual assistance environment that benefits Teller County as well as our neighbors.

Our Dedicated Volunteer Team

Teller County Search and Rescue (TCSAR) is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit, urban, wilderness and mountain search and rescue team based in Teller County, Colorado. The team operates under the jurisdiction of the Teller County Sheriff’s Office.

TCSAR is comprised of over 50 volunteers, devoted to ensuring that the public enjoys their time spent in our County. Members are trained in search, rescue, disaster aid, emergency medicine and wilderness education. Team members get called upon regularly to speak at local functions on various aspects relating to wilderness education.

Monthly Meeting Information

We normally meet the first Wednesday of every month at the NETCO fire station.

1010 Evergreen Heights Dr, Woodland Park, CO 80863

The meeting begins at 7 pm. It is occasionally necessary for us to change the meeting location or change the date. Please contact us at [email protected] or call 719-286-9207 for the exact date and location.

New Member Information

Teller County Search and Rescue is accepting applications for Field Active Team Members on a case by case basis. Thank you for your interest.

New applicants are required to pay an initiation fee of $50. You are required to attend the general membership meetings once you have submitted your application. You must attend four meetings to be voted in.

Required Documents:


Must be filled out and turned in before your 2nd meeting and before you can attend any training or activities. >>

New Member Form

Please fill out for our membership database. Must be filled out before your 2nd Meeting. >>

Time Commitment

All team members must meet minimum time commitment requirements. >>

Your Donation Saves Lives

Please consider donating to our non-profit, 501(c)(3), team. Your donations help us fund our annual activities, specialized rescue trainings, medical trainings, and procurement of equipment and mission-specific supplies (perishables, light sticks, batteries, etc.).

As a non-profit organization, funding of our operations is dependent on donations from our volunteers, private citizens, and local and national organizations.

THANK YOU, EVERYONE, For your Support at our Inaugural Benefit Dinner. We could not have done it with out you!

The winner of the 2023 Polaris ATV is Janet B., with ticket # 0004.


TCSAR is a non-profit organization and is reliant on your donations.
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