Hug-a-Tree and Survive is an RCMP search and rescue initiative that helps lost children survive in the woods. This proactive, preventative program originated in San Diego, CA, after a nine-year-old boy became lost and tragically died in the wilderness.
A core program under the AdventureSmart banner, Hug-a-Tree and Survive teaches children invaluable outdoor survival lessons, including:
View the background survival knowledge behind this program.
Search and Rescue volunteers from each province and territory deliver this critical safety information program to students aged 5-12.
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