Course Info


4/27/2019 - 5/5/2019




Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre
Parry Sound, ON P0G 1G0 - Canada

Course Materials:

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White Squall

Contact Info:

Kathleen McGill
(705) 342-5324

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.


Parry Sound is located:
240 km. north of Toronto on Highway 400
160 km. south of Sudbury on Highway400 (formerly Highway 69)
150 km. south-west of North Bay

The Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre is located on Nine Mile Lake Road off of Highway 124, 7 km. east of Parry Sound 

Room and Board:


Free on-site camping available at the Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre. There is a building onsite with wood stove, kitchen, fridge, and bathrooms (no showers) available for student use. 




Participants will need to pack a lunch, as there are no easily available food options close to the Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre


  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Matt Howell Matt Howell




Registration Site:

Payment and Fee Policies:

Course is at the Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre ~ 10 minutes East of Parry Sound.  Day 1 starts at 8:30 am sharp ~ with hot coffee/tea. 

Discounts available for Paddle Canada Instructors. If you have any questions, please contact us at