"TRAINING FOR CHAOS"
Course Dates: 29-30 Aug 2020 (0800-1700)
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!
This edition will be primitive and along the Midstate Trail area. We will hike approximately 4-5 hours per day as part of the course. Classes will be taught during breaks and at scheduled times along the trail. You are encouraged to camp with us at the designated campsite. The evening of the class we will have a small cook out for participants. The cook out meal is include din the course fee.
A complete packing list will be provided for participants as part of your registration packet.
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 45 days prior to the starting date of the course, SRTC will
retain a $55.00 site cancelation fee.
- Within 45 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 45 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.
Primitive Camping is available and encouraged. Camping fee is $10.00
The closest hotels are located in State College. About a 15 minute drive from the training site. 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
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 28 August 2020 by 1900.
Class will dismiss at 1800 on Sunday, 30 Aug 2020. We encourage those wishing to fly that flight arrangements be made to depart Monday 31 Sep 2020. Those staying on site are subject to all regular hotel check out procedures and times.
8 am-6 pm (8 hrs)
Opening & Course Paperwork
Bleeding Control & Shock
Spinal & Facial Injuries
Chest & Abdominal Injuries
Wound Care & Burns
Bone & Joint Injuries w/ Lab
Heat & Cold Emergencies
Bites & Stings
Day One Recap
Dismissal at 1800
Meals will be on your own. It is encouraged that you bring lunch with you to the class. Grills are available to cook on. There is no electric on site.
There are many great restaurants in the State College Area, Spruce Creek, and Tyrone area.
Yellow Arrow Trail Head
Rt. 45 & Colerain Rd, Spruce Creek PA 16683
Registration will be in the Parking lot and the class will hike to the camp area.