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. Adult Scout leaders 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.

COVID-19 Safety Measures:
Class size will be capped at 10 participants. All attendees must wear a mask; eye protection is also recommended. Temperatures will be recorded at entry to screen out anyone with a fever. Gloves and hand sanitizer will be available. Training manikins will be cleaned after each participant practices. Scenarios may be held outdoors, weather permitting. Please maintain a safe distance from other participants. Please do not attend if you are feeling ill.

Course Information:

We are offering two different courses for 2021

Dates: March 20-21, 2021 or May 1-2, 2021

Where: Camp Mack Training Center


March Course Registration

May Course Registration

Course Schedule: 

Saturday 9 AM to Sunday 6 PM

 Course Costs:

WFA and CPR Certifications $160.00

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 for Friday and Saturday night 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



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.

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