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Wilderness First Aid Training

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Wilderness First Aid Training - June 7-9 at Camp Workcoeman

This training is designed to provide you with the skills to assess and provide treatment to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where care by a professional is not available. Here, you will learn how to assess, treat and when possible, prevent medical and traumatic emergencies within the scope of your training. 

This training will consist of group discussions and skill instruction, followed by scenarios where you will put your skills to the test. This course will follow the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines. This course is required for adults serving as ‘Scoutmasters’ for the National Jamboree or on any of the BSA High Adventure Bases.

CPR certification is a prerequisite for all participants. CPR certification will be conducted on Friday evening, June 7 at 6:00 PM for those not certified.   

The list of WFA training options available on this weekend will consist of:

Wilderness First Aid Certification- $225 (participant is already certified in CPR) **  arrive Fri night at 5:30-6:00 or Sat morning at 7:30 AM, start 8 AM Saturday

Wilderness First Aid Certification and CPR Certification- $235 -**  arrive Friday 5:30- 6 PM

Wilderness First Aid Recertification- $200- **  arrive Sat afternoon, start 4 PM Saturday, end around 3 PM Sunday

Wilderness First Aid Instructor Certification- $300- **  includes WFA renewal if needed

** Costs will increase $25 on May 1

CPR Only Certification- $45 (6:00-10:00 PM Friday evening, June 7 only)

Participants are required to stay at camp for the duration of the course, meals provided include breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. 

See Check-In times above:-- Departure: 1:00pm on Sunday

When & Where
Camp Workcoeman
Friday 06-07-2024 5:30 PM ET to
Sunday 06-09-2024 3:00 PM ET
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