The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal medical training for leaders in remote areas including outdoor educators, guides, military, professional search and rescue teams, researchers, and those involved in disaster relief. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary.
Summer 2023 Dates: 4/28/23 - 5/5/23
Start Time and Location: 8:00 AM, Voyageur Outward Bound School Ely Basecamp - Signs will direct you where to go. *We recommend arriving the night before in order to get settled and be ready bright and early on the course-start day.
End Time and Location: Late afternoon, Voyageur Outward Bound School Ely Basecamp
Cost: $825. This cost includes rustic accommodation & food during your course.
- Must be 21 years old to participate.
- For more information, including a packing list and additional travel details, visit the course planning website here.
- Register by submitting your information below. VOBS Admissions will then send your enrollment packet and invoice via email within 2 business days.
- Priority will be given to current VOBS employees until February 24th and then registrations in the order they are received.
Please register using the link below. The VOBS Admissions office will email you after receiving your enrollment to confirm if you've got a spot on the course. NOTE: Your spot on this course is not confirmed until you receive an email confirmation from VOBS and we receive your full payment. You will receive an invoice from the VOBS Admissions office within 2 business days after registering. Thank you.
If you have questions or concerns about your registration please contact Course Advisor, Megan Thiele: at Megan.Thiele@vobs.org, or 218-491-6790.