Licensed Training Company: Cascadia Wilderness Medicine

Host: YMCA Camp Widjiwagan

Location: Ely, MN 55731 - United States

Dates: 5/18/2021 - 5/25/2021

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.

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Room and Board:

Lodging is dormitory-style cabins. There is no plumbing in the cabins but each is close to a wash house with toilets and showers. Male, female, and gender neutral housing options are available. Students are required to bring their own linens. All meals are provided for students who pay for room and board. Only lunch is provided for everyone else.

Registration Information:

Please contact Kathleen Floberg directly or complete the pre-registration form if you are interested in this course. Kathleen will send you registration information. You must be 18-years-old at the start of the course (per Widjiwagan policy)

To Register:

Registration for this event is closed.


  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Mark Whitaker WA, United States WFR, WEMT-B