Atlanta Area Council  
   

Wilderness First Aid

(SOLO Certification Level 1)

Upcoming Courses:

Fall 2016: Two-day course October 15-16 at  Allatoona Aquatics Base.

Spring 2017: Two-day course March 4-5 at  Allatoona Aquatics Base.

Coure Information:

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is SOLO’s most popular course and it creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. The WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups.   The course meets the American Camp Association (ACA) guidelines. 

The WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and is taught by a professional wilderness first aid instructor from Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) of Conway, NH.  The course focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.  It is taught by trained SOLO instructors.  During the course, there is ongoing evaluation of practical skills, and there are written assessments throughout the course.

Pre-Requisites

  • All participants must be 14 years of age at the completion of the course.
  • CPR Certification is not included nor is it required.
  • All participants must bring a current BSA Medical Form, Parts A & B.

Questions:

Contact  Charlie Pineo, Camp Allatoona Aquatics Base volunteer, WildFirstAid@AOL.com.

Registration Details:

  • Deadline to register is:  ____________
  • $150 per participant.  Fee includes lunch on both days and a campsite registration. Camping can be arranged for scouts & scouters by prior arrangement with the Course Coordinator.  Breakfast and dinner will not be provided.
  • Click on the course schedule below to register online:

Fall 2016: Two-day course October 15-16 at  Allatoona Aquatics Base.

Spring 2017: Two-day course March 4-5 at  Allatoona Aquatics Base.

ATLANTA AREA COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.989.8820

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 6:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 1:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)

ATLANTA SCOUT SHOP

1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.988.9912

Hours of Operation:
9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. (M-F) 
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)