Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Wilderness Survival & Adventure First Aid

Saturday, September 15
Glen Helen Wilderness Survival and Adventure First Aid
8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Join Eco Educators at Glen Helen to learn the basics of wilderness first aid and build confidence as an outdoors enthusiast. Course covers survival basics, including how to prepare ignition sources, creating simple shelters, fabricating stretchers and splits from scratch, finding and purifying water—and basic stabilization including taking baseline vitals and shock treatment. Participants leave with certifications as Emergency First Responders in CPR/Primary & Secondary Care, valid for areas within 30 minutes of a hospital.

Fee: $175 includes kit and certification, $150 for members. Please bring brown bag lunch.

Online registration required by September 1, contact register. Minimum class size of 6, maximum 16. Meets in Glen Helen Building Auditorium, Glen Helen Building, 405 Corry Street, Yellow Springs.