Course Info


5/25/2019 - 5/27/2019


Grand Marais, MN 55604 - United States

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YMCA Camp Menogyn

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Camp Menogyn

Course Description


The Open Recertification course is open to graduates of any wilderness-based first aid training course that was at least 64 hours long and completed within 3 years of the proposed recertification option. 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.**


See travel directions at 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:


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.


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


  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Natalie Brechtel Natalie Brechtel

Carlsbad, California


Isa Suescum Isa Suescum

Baltimore, Maryland


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