Course Info


Date:

5/17/2019 - 5/24/2019

Location:

Grand Marais, MN 55604 - United States

Course Materials:

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Host:

YMCA Camp Menogyn

Contact Info:

Camp Menogyn
763.230.9310
claire.dzierzak@ymcamn.org

Course Description


Summary:

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.

Directions:

See travel directions at www.campmenogyn.com. From twin cities: Take I-35 N to Duluth, MN. Continue north onto Highway 61 until Grand Marais, MN. Take left (head northwest) on the Gunflint Trail. Take the trail for 269 miles until you reach Hungry Jack Rd, County Rd 21. Take a left. Follow the road for about three miles until it ends at a parking lot. User the intercom in the cabin by the lake to call for a boat to pick you up.

Room and Board:


Lodging

All course participants will stay in rustic, bunk house cabins. Outdoor toilets and cabins are heated by wood stoves. Menogyn is a rustic camp on the edge of Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Food

All meals provided, including night prior to course and final night post-course. Please let us know about special dietary needs.

Instructors


  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Natalie Brechtel Natalie Brechtel

Carlsbad, California

EMT-B, WFR

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