Thank you for visiting the Northstar NSP web site.
This site covers the Northstar Candidate/Transfer Training program for the upcoming season 2019-2020 based on the guidelines of the OEC standard and local Northstar Protocols. Explore and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions!
In addition, this site provides access for our current Northstar NSP Team members to communication updates and protocol resources.
Interested in joining our Team?
If you are interested in the upcoming season, 2018 to 2019, you are required to have an Outdoor Emergency Care, (OEC) Technician Certificate, an American Heart Association , Health Care Provider basic life support, CPR/AED card and be able to pass a ski or board check on the mountain (which is generally in December).
The OEC certification classes typically start in August 2018, so please contact David Rozzi, firstname.lastname@example.org to get a the list of scheduled classes in your area. Currently there are CA classes in the following areas: Menlo Park, Sacramento and Truckee. We also provide a 2-week intensive class in Truckee, starting in October.
In addition to this site, which is specific to Northstar, you can also visit www.nsp.org to learn more about the National Ski Patrol Program.