Training Event Schedule

The following is a list of all training opportunities scheduled at this time. Check this list often as we frequently update it as new courses are scheduled. You can register online by clicking on the Register link beside the course you wish to take. You can download the application by clicking on "Download". Adobe Acrobat is required to print the application on your computer. Adobe Acrobat is a free program available from the Adobe web site.

 

Belk Scout Camp (map)

The WFA course will introduce the participant to skills necessary to handle basic first aid

emergencies in a wilderness setting. The course runs Friday (6:00 – 10:00pm) and Saturday (7:30am – 

7:30 pm). Participants must be present for all sessions in order to receive completion card.

The course combines lecture with hands-on application of material covered in class. Successful 

completion of this course certifies the participant in WFA for a period of two years and meets the 

requirements for Philmont treks, SeaBase, and other high adventure camps.

Arrive in Class A uniform. Participants will need to bring a personal water bottle and note taking 

supplies. We will switch to a BSA field uniform for outside training and practice, so be certain to 

plan for any outdoor weather conditions. You will need provide your own meals and snacks for this 

course experience.  Camping facilities will be available for those wishing to spend the night.

Some of the topics covered include:

1) What is wilderness first aid?

2) Patient assessment.

3) Airway management.

4) Hemorrhage control.

5) Shock management.

6) Improvised splinting techniques.

7) Litter construction and carries.

8) Scenario based practice sessions.

Course fee is $145 (includes a weather resistant field guide, course completion card, and several 

first aid items for your first aid kit).

 

Please note: Due to the expense of materials needed, NO REFUND will be offered for no shows. If you 

must cancel, refunds will only be made if the participant spot can be filled less than one week 

prior to course start date.

 

FIRST PRIORITY REGISTRATION for FEBRUARY 24 - 25 COURSE IS FOR ANY ADULT
SCOUTER REQUIRING WFA FOR A 2017 SUMMER HIGH ADVENTURE TRIP.  THIS IS THE ONLY COURSE OFFERED NOW TILL JUNE.

<<Online Registration Now Open>>

 

For additional information, contact Mike Hastings

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Belk Scout Camp (map)
The WFA course will introduce the participant to skills necessary to handle basic first aid emergencies in a wilderness setting. The course runs Friday (6:00 – 10:00pm) and Saturday (7:30am –  7:30 pm). Participants must be present for all sessions in order to receive completion card. The course combines lecture with hands-on application of material covered in class. Successful  completion of this course certifies the participant in WFA for a period of two years and meets the ...