*Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course

03/26/11 - 03/26/11

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Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course

 

WHAT:

The Wilderness and Remote First Aid class is a 16 hour course based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guideline.  This course certification is good for 2 years.

WHERE:

Riverchase United Methodist Church in Hoover AL & Oak Mountain State Park

WHEN:

CPR/AED:  Friday  March 25th ,  6pm – 9pm

WFA:  Saturday March 26th, 8am-8pm and Sunday March 27th, 8am – 12pm.

WHY:

This course is required for any high adventure activity by the BSA.  It is essential for troops who are involved in activities where you are further than 1 hour away from EMS.  It also meets one of the requirements for the Ranger Award in the Venturing Program.

WHO:

This course is open to anyone aged 14 and over.  

 

 

PREREQUISITES - Current certification in adult CPR/AED is required.  A separate CPR/AED class will be held on Jan. 28 for those not holding current certification.  CPR/AED certification class cost is $15.00.  If you are currently certified in CPR/AED, you must send a copy of you Red Cross CPR card prior to attending the WFA class.  If you need certification please contact the course coordinator, Mike Holt. 

DETAILS – The Wilderness First Aid Instructor is an active ASM for Troop 367.  This course will follow the BSA guidelines which were published in 2009.  The CPR and WFA classes will be taught at the Riverchase United Methodist Church Riverside Room in Hoover AL on Saturday and at Oak Mountain State Park on Sunday.

COURSE – The WFA course fee is $87.00, which includes course materials as well as lunch and dinner on Saturday.  The class has limited slots and will be filled on a first come basis.  After receiving your information and payment, you will be registered for the course.  The course must have at least 15 participants or the class will be canceled.  If the class is canceled, your payment will be returned to you.  Please make your check payable to BSA Troop 367 and mail it to:

Mike Holt

160 Stonehaven Dr.

Pelham, AL  35124

Registration Deadline – February 28th 

Additional Information:  www.bsa367.com/wfa

CONTACT INFO:  If you have any questions please contact Mike Holt

E-mail address: mikeh@hghhardware.com

Cell phone:  205-222-1510

Please fill out the information below and return with your check:        Participant:  __________________________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________________

Phone:  _________________________________ E-Mail: ____________________________

Troop/Pack/Crew _________________________ Position Held _________________________

Food Restrictions? __________________________________________________________

CPR/AED Certification Needed   yes/no________________