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Crisis Response Boot Camp

Basic Training for Disaster Relief Volunteers

Become a Crisis Responder and bring hope into the storm!

Are you ready to be thrust into the harvest field of crisis? Do you want to bring God’s love and compassion when people desperately need it the most?

Crisis Response Boot Camp will equip you to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs that arise in crisis and disaster. You will earn your credentials as an official disaster relief volunteer and will be eligible for deployment with CRI.

This event will CHALLENGE you, STRETCH you and EQUIP you to serve in disaster relief operations and crisis response ministry.

Come expecting to receive top-notch training from seasoned instructors, and learn skills to reach the harvest in crisis.

You will leave this training refreshed by God’s presence and as an official CRI Responder.

Even if you have already taken our online Crisis Response Training, join us for an epic encounter in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. Make life-long friends and join our global tribe of passionate relief workers.

This is your opportunity to do something good when bad things happen. Join us for Boot Camp, and join our team and bring hope into the storm!


Our vision is to train and mobilize a new breed of mercy missionaries mobilized in the spirit of night and day prayer, releasing great demonstrations of power…reaching the harvest in crisis, and rebuilding cities on the Kingdom of God.

Training Modules

Deployment Readiness
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Go-Bag Readiness
  • Survival Skills
  • Deployment Protocol
  • Bushcraft
  • Worship & Prayer
  • 7 Steps of Crisis Response Ministry
  • Chaplaincy Skills
  • Crisis Evangelism
  • Prophecy, Healing & Deliverance Activation
Deployment Operations
  • Mobile Kitchen Ops
  • Mobile House of Prayer Ops
  • Base Camp Ops
  • Relief Mobilization
  • Simulations
Relief Craft
  • Chainsaw
  • Tarping
  • Muck-outs
  • Disaster First-Aid
  • Search & Rescue

Event Details:

The event will involve outdoor activities, classroom time, and hands-on instruction in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Be prepared for the outdoors, laugh, cry, get a little dirty, and have lots of fun. Expect a breakthrough!

There is a role for everyone to play in times of disaster. No prior experience necessary, and no physical disability disqualifies you from attendance. Do not disqualify yourself from attendance! 


Registration is open for ages 12 to 99!

Cost: $299 – Includes lodging; all participants are expected to lodge on base for the duration of the training

Meals: All meals are lovingly prepared and served to you at no charge. Food allergies are accommodated

Arrival: Wednesday, April 28 between 2-4 pm (email [email protected] if you need flexibility with this time frame due to your flight schedule)

Duration: Training starts April 28 by 4 pm and concludes May 1 at 9 pm

Departure: Saturday, May 1 after 9 pm, no later than Sunday, May 2 at 10 am

Questions? Email [email protected]


Apr 28 2021 - May 01 2021

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CRI Mission Base
CRI Mission Base
2494 Camp Jaycee Road, Blue Ridge, Virginia 24064