Wilderness First Aid Certification
October 19 @ 8:30 am - October 20 @ 6:00 pm
October 19 & 20 @ 8:30am-6:00pm
Location: Hayward Room at Camp Kanaka 26521 Ferguson Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC
Description: Lougheed Area has teamed up with Ridge Wilderness who will be facilitating this twenty-hour Wilderness First Aid Certification. This course covers materials in Standard First Aid & CPR, as well as materials on techniques for administering first aid in wilderness and remote areas, where help is further away. Accordingly, this course includes strategies for providing extended care for up to 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.Guiders, Rangers and Transitioning Members from all areas in BC are invited to register for this training. Guiders with experience and interest in taking girls on adventure trips or camps are particularly encouraged to take this training.
Cost: For Lougheed Area Members is $272.95. For Out-of-Area Members is $292.95. Reimbursements from various levels of guiding are available to offset the cost of this training.
Registration: Registration & Payment are due October 4th register online