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Homeland Security and Emergency Management

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety
 

Emergency Management Training Center

Exterior of Emergency Management Training CenterThe Emergency Management Training Center (EMTC) at Camp Ripley is the premier integrated emergency management and homeland security training center in the United States. It provides an environment conducive to facilitate multi-discipline, multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional trainings and exercises. The facility is state-of-the-art and designed to build capabilities and capacity that ensure a secure and resilient future for Minnesota.


Directions 

Camp Ripley is located at 15000 Highway 115, Little Falls, MN, 56345. 
 
This map shows the Emergency Management Training Center (EMTC) as building 6-78.
 

Housing

If you are attending an HSEM sponsored course over the length of one day or, the class begins at 8 a.m. and you are travelling from a distance away, you will likely want to reserve a room to stay overnight. Your options are Camp Ripley Billeting or local hotels in nearby Little Falls. Camp Ripley billeting rates range from $22 to $32 per night.
 
Check-In:  The Education Center Billeting Office, Building 6-76, is open until 11 p.m.  If you plan to arrive later than 11 p.m., please notify billeting ASAP at 320-616-3140. Your key will be left in the front lobby of the Education Center in the lock boxes.  Instructions are posted on how to obtain the key.  A courtesy call to the front desk is appreciated.  As a registered guest for that evening, you will be admitted entrance through the Main Gate.


EMTC Facility Reservations

To request a reservation form for a room at the EMTC facility for training purposes, please email Jim Krousey at james.e.krousey.nfg@mail.mil
 
First priority users are emergency management, law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical services and the military.  There is a 90-day pre-event window established for any non-emergency management discipline requests.  The EMTC reserves the right to reassign meeting space requests based on needs/priorities.
 
For more information regarding the EMTC contact Jim Krousey at (320) 616-2708 or email james.e.krousey.nfg@mail.mil.