Wilderness 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.
The course minimum is 15 participants, and is limited to 25 participants.
Full Course Information:
We will be offering two Wilderness First Aid courses for 2019
Course 1: March 15-17, 2019
Course 2: April 26-28, 2019
Where: Camp Mack Training Center
March Course Registration (Registration Opens January 1, 2019 at 9 AM)
April Course Registration (Registration Opens January 1, 2019 at 9 AM)
Friday night 7 to 10 PM CPR Certification
Saturday and Sunday, 8 AM to 4 PM WFA Certification
(You must have a current CPR Certification to receive WFA Certification)
Course Costs: CPR Certification Only-$15.00
WFA Certification Only (Must provide proof of current CPR Certification)-$45.00
Both CPR and WFA Certifications-$55.00
Registration closes two weeks before the course starts
What You Will Receive:
Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) training materials and certification.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
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 18 or older. The training is good for two years.
When: November 3, 2018
Where: Camp Mack Maintenance Shop, 2 Scout Ln, Newmanstown, PA 17073
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: Class size is limited to 6 people, to register contact Gary Guare, by October 20, 2018, firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-626-5674