Our friends at the Maine Appalachian Trail Club let us know there will be a comprehensive Wilderness First Responder Course held at Camp Mechuwana, Winthrop, Maine.
Outdoor professionals, trip leaders and those who want to be prepared for emergencies will find this course to be quite valuable. This training exceeds the First Aid requirements for chainsaw operators.
Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) of Conway, New Hampshire, will provide the Wilderness First Responder instruction which is hosted by the Maine Conservation Corps (MCC). Those who successfully complete the course will receive a three-year nationally recognized Wilderness First Responder certification.
Seventy-two hours of instruction will be provided over a nine-day period. The course begins at 9 AM on Monday, March 24, 2014 and goes through Friday the 28th. Classes resume on Monday, March 31st and continue until Friday, April 4th. On three days -- Saturday, March 29th; Sunday, March 30th; and, Wednesday, April 2nd -- there will be no classes.
We extend our gratitude to all those who attend this training. We are safer in the woods because of people like you.
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