Wilderness First Aid

Planning to take your scouts on a Backcountry adventure?
Do you have a leader with Wilderness First Aid Training?


Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is the assessment of, and treatment given to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is an hour or more away.

Who should attend? Any unit leader whose Troop is planning a backcountry trek.

Who can attend? Scout Leaders and Youth over the age of 14.

Course modules:
  • Patient assessment
  • Chest injuries
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Bone and joint injuries
  • Wounds and wound infection
  • Abdominal problems
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat problems
  • Lightning
  • Altitude illnesses
  • Submersion incidents
  • Allergies and anaphylaxis
  • Wilderness first-aid kits
  • Scenarios

February 20 & March 6, 2022
8am-4pm both days

Participants must attend both sessions and demonstrate skills learned to earn certification.

Camp Hinds


Participants will receive certification, which is valid for 2
years, and a Wilderness First Aid handbook.

Fee does not include food. Participants will need to bring
their own lunch and snacks.