WFA_patchWilderness First Aid Training

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is the assessment of and treatment given to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is not readily available. Youth and adult Scout leaders 16 or older are invited to participate and earn their certification. This course is certified by the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI.)

This course has online learning presentations that must be completed before attending the in person classes. Participants arriving at the in person training without completion of the online presentations will not be able to participate will not receive a refund for the event.

The course  is limited to 20 participants.

Full Course Information:

Dates: June 5-7, 2020 rescheduled from April 24-26, 2020                                                              

Where: Camp Mack Training Center


June Course Registration Registration closes May 29. We only have 10 spots available.

Course Schedule: 

Friday 6 PM to Sunday 4 PM

Friday will primarily CPR training and Saturday and Sunday will be WFA training

 Course Costs:

WFA and CPR Certifications $140.00

Registration closes two weeks before the course starts

 What You Will Receive:

Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) Wilderness First Aid Field Guide

2 Year Certifications in WFA

2 Year Certification in CPR

What You Need to Bring:   



Lunch each day, snacks, drinks

First aid kit you would normally carry on a hiking trip

Other Important Information: Overnight accommodations are available at the Camp Mack Training Center at no extra cost. Please contact Daniel Hanson 717-553-4205 or to reserve a bunk.

Meals will not be provided, however, participants can use the refrigerator and Training Center kitchen.

Questions: Contact Daniel Hanson at either 717-553-4205 or

Wilderness First Aid Flyer


Chain Saw Safety Training

This course covers the skills and knowledge to safely use a chainsaw.  Completion of this training is required to run a chain saw on Pennsylvania Dutch Council owned properties. This training is open to any adult 21 or older. The training is good for two years.



Equipment needed: Participants must bring their own work gloves, leather boot, safety glasses and hearing protection. If you have a hard hat or logger chaps you can bring them as well.

Registration Information: