Course Dates: 24-25 February 2018 (0730-1700)
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!
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.
Payment 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 (Before 23 Jan 18), SRTC will
retain a $55.00 site cancelation fee.
- Within 30 days of the course start date (after 23 Jan 2018), tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.
- Lodging fees are 50% refundable for any cancelation prior to 13 Jan 2018.
- Lodging fees are non-refundable after 13 Jan 2018.
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.
Cheap and affordable lodging is available on site! We have options this year! Sleeping arrangements are open bunk house style for students wishing to purchase the basic option. A single bunk is provided. No linens or pillows are available on sight.
Basic Option Cost: $120.00
We are also offering a premium lodging this year! Premium lodging is a two bed cabin with private bath. Bed linins are also provided.
Premium Option Cost: $290.00
Lodging begins the night before the class and check out is the morning after the class. Total cost includes 3 nights of lodging and access to a full kitchen.
Lodging will be invoiced on request and paid at time of booking.
Closest hotels are located in State College. About a 25 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
The Dobson House
Bed & Breakfast at the Rock Garden
State College University park Airport is nearby and transportation to and from the airport will be made available. Only transportation to and from University Park Airport is provided.
The airport also has a rental car agency on site. (Enterprise)
If flying or driving please plan to arrive Friday 23 Feb 2018 by 1900. A student & staff meet and greet has been planned for that evening at 1930.
Class will dismiss at 1700 on Sunday, 25 Feb 2018. We encourage those wishing to fly that flight arrangements be made to depart Monday 26 Feb 2018. Those driving may check out no sooner than 1800 on 25 Feb 2018. A full departure checklist will be provided for the students via email upon registration and again upon arrival.
1930 - Meet & Greet
- Patient Assessment System
- Emergency and Evacuation Plans
- Spine Injury
- Head Injury
- Wilderness Wound Management
- Wilderness Wound Management
- Scenario 1
- Heat Illness
- Cold Injury
- Altitude Illness
- The Medical Patient
- Final Testing
Dismissal at 1800 & Check out beginning at 1830.
There are many great restaurants in the State College Area, both local and chain. There are also multiple grocery stores within a 20 minute drive from the training area.
The student lodging area includes a full kitchen, full sized refrigerator, and communal bathroom & shower.
Students are encouraged to plan to have lunch at the class location both days.
The class will be located at the Kirslund Camp and Conference Center located in Madisonburg Pennsylvania.
189 Krislund Drive, Madisonburg PA 16852
"TRAINING FOR CHAOS"