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Adult Programs - Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Taught by SOLO-Wilderness Emergency Medicine

Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many back-country emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one—and maybe even save a life. The two day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course creates a solid foundation in the basics of back-country medical care.

Program dates:

4/12/14 – 4/13/14  9:00am – 5:30pm Session FULL

5/31/14 – 6/1/14  9:00am – 5:30pm Please call for availability

Residential $240.00
Commuter $200.00

What to Bring List: PDF / Word

Who is WFA for?
WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. It also meets the ACA guidelines for summer camp staff.

What is taught?
WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of

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The University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H

University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Contact Information

University of Maine 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Bryant Pond
17 Conservation Lane, PO Box 188
Bryant Pond, Maine 04219
Phone: 207.665.2068 | Fax: 207.665.2768E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System