Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First AidThe Los Padres Council is pleased to once again offer a Wilderness First Aid Course.  This course is now required for all units that attend one of the National High Adventure Base Programs (Philmont, Sea Base, Northern Tier).  It is also a great course to take for all units that are going on a backcountry trip.

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Wilderness First Aid is invaluable to you, the unit or trek leader, as it goes well beyond your basic first aid.  When you are hours from available emergency medical services, you will be really thankful that you took this course!  This course is 16 hours in length, but invaluable in the resources you will learn to use.

The course will be held at the Scout House, Atascadero Lake Pavilion, 9315 Pismo Street, Atascadero on Saturday, September 29th and Saturday, October 6th, from 8:00 to 5:00 both days; You must attend BOTH DAYS.

No meals will be provided.

A pre-requisite for the course is current (taken within 2 years) certification in Adult CPR and AED (automatic external defibrillator).  You will need to bring a copy of your card to the course.  ALL participants must be at least 16 years of age and bring a current BSA Medical, Parts A & B & C

Costs for the Wilderness First Aid course:  Los Padres Council Scouters $125.00 per person; Non Los Padres Council Scouters  $150.00; Non-scout community members $175.  Costs include the course, course materials, supplies, and certification card.

PLEASE NOTE THE MINIMUM AGE FOR THE COURSE IS 16.

PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO LOS PADRES COUNCIL SCOUTERS FIRST, THEN OTHER COUNCIL SCOUTERS, THEN NON-SCOUT COMMUNITY MEMBERS

REGISTRATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRI 31 AUGUST 2018

You must attend all course sessions and participate fully – this is a physically demanding course. 

For more information:  e-mail George Brown at kf6pbl@hotmail.com or call him at 805 459 4225.

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