hug a tree Video
Inspired by the search for 9 year old Jimmy Beveridge in 1981 in southern California, and initiated by
the caring heart of Ab Taylor, the Hug-a-Tree and Survive program teaches children how to survive in the woods should they become lost.
The program was developed to educate children in a select few of the most basic and vital survival principles. It was specifically designed for children between the ages of 7 and 11 but can be effective with slightly younger and older children. The program consists of a trained presenter-usually a SARA volunteer, police officer, park ranger, or similar uniformed individual-following a tightly scripted presentation that has three primary parts: (1) an introduction (of the presenter and program), (2)a slide or video presentation, and (3)a few practical suggestions and demonstrations.
For group presentations and more information, please contact:
Jennifer Sutton, DVM