Course Dates:  3-4 August 2019  (0730-1700)

Cost: $225.00 (Includes Meals) 

Minimum Age:  16 years old

Are you a hunter, hiker, camper or do you just love the outdoors and to travel? Join us then for this offering of our Wilderness First Aid Course.

The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course will help you prepare for the unexpected. This fast paced, hands-on training is designed to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts and individuals working in remote locations. It will introduce you to caring for people who become ill or injured far from any medical care. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios At the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations when in the back country. This is a two day and 16 hour training course!

Course policies

Registration Policy

Payment in full is required to reserve your spot in the course. Tuition is non-transferable and is payable by check, credit card, paypal or cash. Tuition covers textbooks, syllabus, course equipment, and certification cards. SRTC is not obligated to allow any student to attend a course until SRTC paperwork has been received, reviewed and approved by SRTC. A full refund will be given if we need to cancel the course for any reason. ayment in full is required to reserve your lodging for the course if you choose to utilize our lodging option.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

 If a student cancels out of the course or withdrawals from a course:

-  If greater than or equal to 30 days prior to the starting date of the course, SRTC will 

   retain a $55.00 site cancelation fee.

-  Within 30 days of the course start date, tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

-  Participants that cancel or withdraw from a course are still responsible for cancelation fees even if payment has not been sent or processed. (Applies if you cancel within 30 days of a course.)

A full refund will be given if we need to cancel the course for any reason.

Late Payment Policy

Participants that register and choose pay via company check or personal check must submit payment in a timely manner. Payment is due no later than 10 days after your registrations is submitted. If payment is not post marked prior to this date a late fee will be assessed. Late fees will either be invoiced separately or added to any outstanding balance.
- Initial late fee is $25.00
- An additional fee of $15.00 per week will also be assessed if payment is delayed past 14 days from registration.

SRTC Student Agreement

(Including Assumption of Risks and Agreement of Release of Indemnity)

A course student agreement will be sent to you upon completion of registration. Please sign, return it and read it carefully as it affects your legal rights. Bring the two-page signed document to the first day of the course. If you are a minor, a parent or guardian must sign the document as well. Without a signed document, you cannot participate in the course. SRTC course participants, including minors, will have unsupervised free time throughout the course. Any activities during the free time are not part of the SRTC program and are at the sole risk of the participant.


Affordable lodging is available on site! 


The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle offers on site lodging accommodations that are relaxing, spacious and comfortable. Lodging is limited and not included in the course fee. Please call the Nature Inn to reserve your lodging. 

(814) 625-2879

The next losest hotels are located in State College or Lock Haven areas. About a 25-35 minute drive from the training site. Due to lodging being available on sight no arrangements have been made with local Hotels. Average hotel cost locally is $110 per night.

Multiple bed and breakfasts are also near the training area. Three are within a 20 minute drive

Cooke Tavern Bed & Breakfast

The Lead Horse Bed & Breakfast

Keller House B&B

Earlystown Manor

The Dobson House

Springfield House

Bed & Breakfast at the Rock Garden

Travel Arrangements

State College University park Airport is nearby and transportation to and from the airport will be made available if requested for a $35.00 Fee. Only transportation to and from University Park Airport is provided. 

The airport also has a rental car agency on site. (Enterprise, Hertz, National)


If flying or driving please plan to arrive Friday 2 August 2019 by 1900. 


Class will dismiss at 1800 on Sunday, 4 August 2019. We encourage those wishing to fly that flight arrangements be made to depart Monday 5 August 2019. Those staying on site are subject to all regular hotel check out procedures and times. 

Course Schedule

3 August 2019 - Day 1

Morning Sessions

- Introductions

- Patient Assessment System

Afternoon Sessions

- Emergency and Evacuation Plans

- Spine Injury

- Head Injury

- Shock

- Wilderness Wound Management

4 August 2019 - Day 2

Morning Sessions

- Wilderness Wound Management

- Scenario 1

- Heat Illness

Afternoon Sessions

- Cold Injury

- Lightning

- Altitude Illness

- The Medical Patient

- Anaphylaxis

- Final Testing

Dismissal at 1800 


A continental breakfast and full lunch are provided during the course and that is included in the course fees. Coffee and drink service will also be available throughout out the day! 

There are many great restaurants in the State College Area and Lock Haven areas, both local and chain as dinner options. 

 Course Location

The class will be located at The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle: 201 Warbler Way, Howard PA 16841

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