5/14/2018 - 5/16/2018
$300 with room & board/$250 without
Ely, MN 55731 - United States
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The Open Recertification course is open to graduates of all wilderness medical training courses of 64 hours or longer with a current Wilderness First Responder certification. Successful graduates of this course will receive Wilderness Medical Associates’ Wilderness First Responder, Anaphylaxis, and BLS/Healthcare Provider-level CPR certifications. WMA WEMT graduates with a current EMT-B or Paramedic certificate may also recertify the wilderness portion of their WEMT with this course.
**If you are using this course to recertify a WMA WEMT if is your responsibility to let the sponsor know when registering, and to inform the instructor on the first day of class.**
Directions from Twin Cities to Ely:
Take I-35 north to the Cloquet exit. Take Highway 33 north through Cloquet to Highway 53. Take Highway 53 north past Virginia to Highway 169. Go east on Highway 169 to Ely.
Directions from Ely to Camp Widjiwagan:
After taking 169 through the town of Ely, continue on 169 approximately 1.5 miles East out of town. Just East of the entrance to the International Wolf Center, turn left onto County Road 88. Follow County Road 88 for 2.3 miles, to 116 which is the Echo Trail. Turn right onto the Echo Trail and go 9.1 miles to the North Arm Road (less than 1 mile past Fenske Lake Campground). Turn left onto the North Arm Road (644) for approximately 1.5 miles to the camp entrance which will be on your left. Turn left into camp and proceed to the office in the Sigurd Olson Center.
From St. Paul to Camp Widjiwagan: approximately 260 miles, 5-6 hours driving time. Camp Telephone Number: (218) 365-2117.
Room and Board:
If you do not sign up for room and board, only lunch is included. Housing is in cabins along Burntside Lake, each cabin houses up to eight WFR participants. Bathrooms and showers are centralized in our Washhouse.
YMCA Camp Widjiwagan has a no smoking and no alcohol policy. Participants must be at least 18 years old to participate in our course.
W-NREMT-P, BS, AS, SWT