5-Day Wilderness First Responder

Course Info:


5/28/2018 - 6/1/2018




Camp Kawartha
Lakefield, On K0L2H0 - Canada

Course Materials

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Camp Kawartha

Contact Info:

Adam Strasberg

Course Description:


Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical, including all of the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments. The 5-day format is for individuals and sponsors with less time available for on-site training and requires 25 hours of pre-course preparation.

Students must register at least 2 weeks before the course date. All students must complete all pre-course work prior to arrival on course.

Room and Board:


If requested, will be provided on-site. Shared accommodations, bathroom in close proximity.  All participants will need to bring their own bedding.


All meals included. Most dietary needs can be accommodated. Check with sponsor.


 Instructor NameLocationCertifications
Ken Piercey Ken Piercey

Bracebridge, ON


Contact Sponsor for Enrollment Info

Registration Instructions

Thank you for your interest in the 5-Day Wilderness First Responder course run by Wilderness Medical Associates and hosted by Camp Kawartha.


Payment and Fee Policies

The course will start Mon. May 28th at 8am and end in the late afternoon of Fri. June 1st.  Participants can arrive the Sunday evening after 6:30pm or the following morning. Please confirm arrival time prior to course.

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

Fields with * are required.

  • Please enter the name of the person who will be taking the course.
  • ****If you are using this course to recertify a WMA WEMT if is your responsibility to make sure sponsor knows when registering, and to inform the instructor on the first day of class.**
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