Greater Tampa Bay Area Council - Wilderness First Aid Training

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Wilderness First Aid Training

Event Details

This course teaches Wildnerness and Remote First Aid.  A leader is required to have this training for all BSA Trek programs and High Adventure Bases.  You must be at least 14 years of age to take the class.  A current CPR certification is required to take this class.  If you do not have this, we are offering CPR certification for an additional $15.  

 

 

Course Information

  • This will be an outdoor training program.  Please come prepared. 
  • Meals will be provided.
  • Bring camping gear as you will be camping all weekend.
  • Class runs Friday night at 7 PM until Sunday Afternoon. 
  • If you do not have a current CPR certification, you will have the opportunity to get the certification for an additional fee.
  • You must be currently registered in the BSA to take this class.

Meal Plan / Dietary Restrictions

The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council recognizes that there are many potential dietary restrictions as well as common diets (e.g., low-calorie and low-carbohydrate) and common food allergies (e.g., to gluten, citrus fruit, dairy, eggs, fish, nuts/ peanuts, and shellfish). Individuals will need to consider this and avoid such items in their choices in the dining hall.  In addition, remember that the Food Team cannot feasibly plan for all specific dietary needs of all persons attending the event. Therefore, all special dietary needs must be indicated at the time of registration.  Depending upon the special food requirements they may be asked to make their own arrangements to meet those needs by bringing their own food — just as they would bring their own medications.  Any dietary requests made within 2 weeks of the event will not be able to be honored.  

COVID Information

Council event attendees, including participants and staff, are required to comply with the Council's current COVID protocols. Failure to do so will result in removal from Council properties and/or events and forfeiture of event registration fees.

All participants must submit a pre-medical event checklist and waiver upon entry, All participants will be health screened upon entry.

All Participants must bring a current BSA Medical form (download here). 

The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council is committed to offer our Scouts fun and quality programs in a safe manner.  We are adhering to the CDC and ACA (American Camp Association) guidelines as well as working closely with local Health Departments to provide a layered mitigation COVID strategy.  Our COVID mitigation strategies are being overseen by the Council Health Supervisor, a board-certified pediatrician.  For a complete and up to date list of our COVID-19 mitigation procedures, please visit: https://tampabayscouting.org/covid-mitigation-procedures.

In the case of a positive COVID result among participants at an event, GTBAC will follow the guidance of the local Health Department, which may include cancellation or closure of the event or facility.

When & Where
Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation
Friday 10-07-2022 5:00 PM ET to
Sunday 10-09-2022 5:00 PM ET
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