Sat, Apr 09|
NOW Outdoors Waupaca Basecamp
Wilderness First Aid & WFR-Recert 16 hours (SOLO)
Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do?
Time & Location
Apr 09, 2022, 8:00 AM CDT – Apr 10, 2022, 5:00 PM CDT
NOW Outdoors Waupaca Basecamp, Waupaca, WI 54981, USA
About the Event
This certification is backed by SOLO, the longest running school of wilderness medicine in the world!
Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one - and maybe even save a life.
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and Wilderness First Responder (WFR) are hands-on trainings designed to meet the needs of trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts, and individuals working in remote locations. WFA is a 16-hour (two day) course that focuses on the basic skills of: response and assessment, musculoskeletal and soft tissue injuries, environmental and medical emergencies, survival skills, and more.
Upon completion, you will receive a SOLO WFA certification (valid for two years) or re-certify your current SOLO WFR for another 3 years.
This two-part class runs 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both Saturday and Sunday. You must have a current CPR/AED for WFA to be valid. CPR/AED can be added for a small fee of $35.
Learning takes place in an outdoor sheltered setting. Come prepared for any weather. Early spring can bring warm sunshine or cold wet conditions. Camping is free on site or you can stay at a hotel in town.
- All instruction
- SOLO Wilderness First Aid Book and Certification Card
- All class materials
- Add CPR/AED for $35
- Primitive camping
- Group shelter
Prices: Payment due April 1st
- Wilderness First Aid - $200
- Wilderness First Responder Re-Certification - $275
- CPR/AED - $35
Please send all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nick Gordon, Wilderness EMT, is owner and lead instructor for NOW Outdoors LLC. He teaches more than a dozen wilderness adventure courses for UW-Milwaukee and teaches for the SOLO School of Wilderness Medicine. Since 2009, Nick has been teaching and guiding wilderness adventure, medicine, and survival courses throughout the Midwest and abroad including Nepal, Canada, Peru, and deep in the Amazon Jungle.