Sponsor/Host: Hurricane Island Outward Bound School

Location: LLBean Mountain Center
Newry, ME 04261 - United States

Dates: 5/1/2020 - 5/8/2020

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

Cal McKnight
(207) 381-0664

Registration Information:

Price: $850 – Includes Room & Board (Cabin stay & 3 meals a day, plus snacks, coffee & tea) on our 300- acre property with hiking trails and streams. Camping available on site as well.

$700 staying off-site for just the course, with lunch, coffee & tea included. Camping and lodging available in nearby area of the Mahoosuc Mountains and Bethel, Maine.

Discounted prices for current HIOBS Staff as identified. Please e-mail if you’re unsure of the staff rates.

Deposit: $200 for the full WFR, full payment is due 14 days before the course start or your spot may be given away.

When registering, please indicate in the comments section:

  1. If you require lodging (this is needed for our payment system)
  2. If you have any dietary restrictions

If you do not indicate these preferences, it will be assumed you are paying the fee for lodging and you do not have any dietary restrictions.

To Register:

Please click here and fill out the form to let the sponsor know of your interest in the course. Someone from the sponsoring organization will be in touch to let you know if there is space in the course and to complete your registration. Filling out this form does not guarantee your spot in the course.

Contact Sponsor for Enrollment Info:

Please complete the following form, which will be forwarded to the course sponsor, who will assist you in completing the registration process.

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