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Wilderness First Aid Certification Class

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Wilderness and Remote
First Aid Certification Class

 

 

 

Course Length: 16 hours - attendance and participation for the full schedule is required to receive certification.  This class meets the requirements established by Boy Scouts of America for participating in high adventure.

8 Classes to Choose From:

*All dates - 6:00 PM -10:00 PM Friday and 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM Saturday*

  • Sept 16-17, 2022 - Illinois Youth Soccer Association, Arlington Heights, IL
  • October 14-15, 2022  - Pleasantview Fire Department, LaGrange Highlands, IL
  • February 10-11, 2023 - Illinois Youth Soccer Association, Arlington Heights, IL
  • March 17-18, 2023 - Pleasantview Fire Department, LaGrange Highlands, IL
  • May 5-6, 2023 - Illinois Youth Soccer Association, Arlington Heights, IL
  • June 2-3, 2023 - Pleasantview Fire Department, LaGrange Highlands, IL

Length of Certification: 2 years

Who can attend:  Any youth or adult scout age 14 or older registered with PTAC.

Pre-requisites:  Adult CPR/AED card from any agency that was issued within 12 months of class is required.  A copy of your certification will need to be emailed to the instructor prior to class.  If you need Adult CPR/AED contact Cathy Prosser, prosserc@aol.com, to arrange for a blended learning class with the in-person portion to be completed during the WFA class.  Additional cost of $15.00, cash at class.  On line pre-work is required, about 1 hour. 

Cost:  $55.00 – Includes Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid Manual and Pocket Guide.

 

Meal plan (Food NOT provided): 

Friday:  Eat dinner before you come or bring a sack dinner.  Water bottle.

Saturday:  Eat breakfast before you arrive.  Bring lunch, dinner and snacks that do not require refrigeration or heating.  Water bottle.  Pack food that can be eaten as class continues.  We will not take any formal breaks and will not be leaving campus.   

 

What to wear/materials:  Wear clothing suitable to spend time outside intermittently on Saturday, check the weather before you come.  No special materials needed for class, instructors will provide what is needed. 

 

Please let me know if there are any questions or concerns.  Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Cathy Prosser      
prosserc@aol.com
704-607-3054
American Red Cross Instructor

Contact
When & Where
Feb 24-25, LaGrange Highlands
Pleasantview Fire Department
Friday 02-24-2023 6:00 PM CT to 9:00 PM CT
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Mar 17-18, LaGrange Highlands
Pleasantview Fire Department
Friday 03-17-2023 6:00 PM CT to 9:00 PM CT
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March 24-25, LaGrange Highlands
Pleasantview Fire Department
Friday 03-24-2023 6:00 PM CT to
Saturday 03-25-2023 9:00 PM CT
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April 21-22, LaGrange Highlands
Pleasantview Fire Department
Friday 04-21-2023 6:00 PM CT to
Saturday 04-22-2023 9:00 PM CT
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May 5-6, Arlington Heights, IL
Illinois Youth Soccer Association
Friday 05-05-2023 6:00 PM CT to
Saturday 05-06-2023 9:00 PM CT
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May 19-20, LaGrange Highlands
Pleasantview Fire Department
Friday 05-19-2023 6:00 PM CT to
Saturday 05-20-2023 9:00 PM CT
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Jun 2-3, LaGrange Highlands
Pleasantview Fire Department
Friday 06-02-2023 6:00 PM CT to 9:00 PM CT
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Feb 10-11, Arlington Heights, IL
Illinois Youth Soccer Association
Friday 02-10-2023 6:00 PM CT to
Saturday 02-11-2023 9:00 PM CT
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