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Western Region WFR & WFA

Student Conservation Association

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM - Friday, September 28, 2018 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) & CPR Ended $525.00 $31.32
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) & CPR Ended $250.00 $15.99

Event Details


Thank you for your interest for Student Conservation Association (SCA) training. We're pleased to offer the course below for your professional development. All courses have limited enrollment and you are encouraged to register as early as possible, especially if traveling from outside the region.

For WFA: Check in is September 19th from 8 am to 12 pm and CPR starts at 1 pm. WFA is scheduled for September 19th-21st. 

For WFR: Check in is September 19th from 8 am to 6 pm and the course starts at 8 am on September 20th. 

Course descriptions:

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) & CPR:

The WFA course provides a great introduction to wilderness medicine for anyone spending time in the outdoors. Like the WFR, the course focuses on injury and illness prevention, patient assessment, long-term injury management, improvised splint and litter construction and environmental emergencies.

Approximately half of the course is classroom lecture and half practical scenarios.


 Wilderness First Responder (WFR) & CPR

Aerie's 72 hour Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is designed for outdoor professionals and outdoor enthusiasts, preparing them to care for injuries and illness in remote, challenging environments. The course is fast-paced, challenging, hands-on and fun.

Aerie's nationally recognized Wilderness First Responder (WFR) courses address injury and illness prevention, patient assessment, long-term patient management, improvised splint and litter construction, and environmental emergencies while stressing the thought processes unique to caring for patients in remote environments. Our instructors are professional care providers with many years of outdoor leadership experience. Students also receive adult CPR certification.

No Aerie course operates without the risk of injury or illness, and this is how it should be.  Our students take our classes because they travel, work and live outdoors, away from immediate medical care; they want to learn to care for patients under less than ideal conditions.  Aerie believes that students learn best when they are involved in realistic, engaging scenarios and practical sessions. As a result we simulate these environments and experience them as often as possible.  The risks we face during those exercises are similar to any faced in an austere, remote environment.   We encourage you to talk with our staff about risks inherent in our training programs before enrolling.


Refund Policy: To receive a full refund, you must notify SCA via email no later than September 5th (2 weeks prior to the pre-training start date). After Septembver 5th, please notify us if you will be unable to attend. There will be no refunds after September 5th, 2018.

Have questions about Western Region WFR & WFA? Contact Student Conservation Association

When & Where

EcoCamp Berryessa
7850 Berryessa Knoxville Road
Napa, CA 94558

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM - Friday, September 28, 2018 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Student Conservation Association

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.

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