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Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training

Event Details

The primary purpose of the Wilderness and Remote First Aid course is to provide individuals with a foundation of first aid principles and skills to be able to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services response, such as wilderness and remote environments. This training is highly recommended for all activities where emergency help is an hour or more away.


  • Current adult CPR/AED (or take as an add-on see registration sheet below)
  • At least 14 years of age (Recommended 16)

Course Modules:

  • Patient assessment
  • Hypothermia
  • Chest Injuries
  • Heat Problems
  • Shock
  • Altitude Illnesses
  • Head, Neck, Spinal
  • Allergies and Anaphylaxis
  • Bone and Joint Injuries
  • Wilderness First Aid Kits


American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid runs between $200 - $350. Because the course will be held locally and through the BSA, the cost is $140 per participant for pre-registration (includes lodging, and 3 meals). Fees are transferable; however, non-refundable unless the session is canceled.


Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort—NOT BSA CAMP BEAR PAW
N3494 HWY 55 (just north of Gardner Dam Scout Camp)
White Lake, Wisconsin 54491 


Day 1
8:00 AM - Sign in
8:15 AM - Start Class
9:45 PM - End Class
Lunch and Dinner Provided

Day 2
8:30 AM - Start Class
12:30 PM - Finish (Tentative based on progress)
Breakfast Provided

Session Size:

Limited to 18 participants; however a minimum of 6 participants is required to hold the course.

Contact Information:

Thomas Kreif

Mark Scharnbrock

Eric Scharenbrock


Hosted by: BLC
When & Where
When: 03-07-2020 8:00AM to
          03-08-2020 12:30PM

Where: Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Center
            N3494 WI-55
            White Lake, WI 54491