Training Provider Information
- Midwest Region / US
About this Training Provider
Great Lakes Technical Rescue was established in 2011 as an authorized agency instruction unit for Rescue 3 International. We offer swiftwater awareness and swiftwater rescue to any individual or organization that works on or near water to include private boaters, anglers, and water enthusiasts. Technical rope rescue classes both high angle rescue and low angle rescue are for individuals or organizations that work or play in areas where rope rescue skills are necessary/advisable.
Examples of the types of organizations that we train: fire departments; public safety; emergency first responders; local, state, and federal government/environmental organizations; tribal organizations; private industry; fish and game; river guides; climbers; and university and college students. There really are no exceptions to those that we can train and training to keep yourself safe is an absolute must.
Cameron Borchert, owner and instructor for Great Lakes Technical Rescue, is a native Californian and now resides in the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He holds a Master's degree in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management from Eastern Kentucky University and completed his bachelor's degree in Fire Service Management from Southern Illinois University in 2008. Additionally, Cameron is a Marine Corps veteran and spent 10 years in the reserves. Before becoming a full-time firefighter/rescue diver for the City of Milwaukee Fire Department, he was a volunteer firefighter in California and Illinois. Cameron started training with Rescue 3 International in 2004. He has trained with fire departments, military units, fish and game, DNR, and private companies in California, Idaho, Nebraska, Illinois, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. As a result, he and his team are able to deliver professional technical rescue curricula in a safe and fun environment. Great Lakes Technical Rescue would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry.