Wilderness First Aid
A must if you plan on taking your unit on a high adventure trip to Sea Base, Philmont or Northern Tier and if you are a unit leader who wants to be prepared!
All attending must have CPR (Bring Card) CPR is not offered at this training.
Adults and Youth (at least 14 years of age) are eligible to take training.
Scouts must have First Aid Merit Badge.
What to bring....
The Scout Basic Essentials (10 Essentials)
There are ten essential items that a scout should have while hiking or camping outdoors. They are:
- First-aid kit
- Extra clothing
- Rain gear
- Water bottle
- Trail food
- Matches and fire starters
- Sun protection
- Map and compass
All of these items should fit into a large Ziploc bag and should be carried by the scout whenever they go hiking or on a campout.
More information can be found in the Hiking section of the Boy Scout Handbook
Proper clothing, tent, sleeping bag, rain gear for the weather
Class size is limited, you must register early.
Call the Scout Office 304.277.2660 or fax registration to 304.277.2687
Wilderness First Aid Training at Fort Steuben Scout Reservation at 79601 Adams Road, Freeport OH 43973.
This is a BSA Approved Training with a Team of trained teachers, with hands on scenarios during this 16 hour course.
Cost of the training includes room and meals.
Questions please contact
Dean McElfresh, Trainer