Sponsor/Host: Camp Manito-wish YMCA

Location: Boulder Jct, WI 54512 - United States

Dates: 5/17/2020 - 5/25/2020

Course Description:

The definitive wilderness course in medical training, leadership, and critical thinking for outdoor, low-resource, and remote professionals and leaders.

The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal medical training for leaders in remote areas including outdoor educators, guides, military, professional search and rescue teams, researchers, and those involved in disaster relief. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary.

Sponsor/Host Information:


Contact Info:
for registration or
course questions

Ben Goodwin
715-385-9270 ex 231
ben.goodwin@manito-wish.org

Directions to Course Location:

Directions to Camp Manito-wish YMCA

From Milwaukee: I-94 west to Hwy 51 north, 51 north to Vilas County Rd M (about 7 miles north of Minocqua), turn east (right on M) and continue to Boulder Junction. Turn left on Vilas County Road K west out of town. Travel approximately 1/2 to Camp Manito-wish east to entrance, turn right. Please check in at the Manito-wish Leadership Center for housing assignment.

From Twin Cities: Take I-94 east to Hwy 29 (near Chippewa Falls, WI), travel east on Highway 29 to Highway 51 (at Wausau). Turn north onto 51 and refer to instructions above. Air Travel: Northwest Airlines and Midwest Airlines fly into Rhinelander, WI airport. Contact us for pick-up arrangements.

Room and Board:

Lodging

Included in full fee. Course housing is provided for all participants in year round, winterized housing. The housing assignments will be posted at the Leadership Center. There will not be a formal check-in until the start of the class.

The heated buildings contain bunks, full bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, and a large common room with a wood stove. You will need to bring BEDDING, PILLOWS, and TOWELS. No camping is allowed on Camp Manito-wish YMCA property.

Food

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided in the full fee. Lunch is provided with the commuter fee. There will be a vegetarian option. Please note on the registration form if you prefer this option or if you have additional dietary needs. There is no meal service on off days if applicable.

To Register:

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Instructors:

  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Gary Holt Gary Holt ID, United States WEMT