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This course is will cover all aspects of wilderness first aid and take a deeper dive into the most important medical topics you need to know. It will also cover leadership skills needed in medical emergencies. You will gain more hands-on experience in this class, as there is greater time for scenarios to build your skills and confidence.
SOLO has been educating and certifying folks in wilderness medicine since 1976. Wicked Good Wilderness Medicine is very proud to be able to offer SOLO certification courses here in Maine. For more information on SOLO and to learn more about the main campus in Conway NH, check out their website: https://www.soloschools.com
This course is taught over four days and offered at our Brunswick, ME location. The cost of the course is $450 and does not include CPR. If you would like to take CPR we offer this course for an additional $45.
2023 AWFA Courses in Brunswick, ME
CPR certification is offered separately from the class. Each CPR course listed is exclusively for folks participating the the corresponding AWFA class. You will need to enroll in the CPR portion when you book your course.
CPR Courses in Brunswick, ME
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The AWFA certification lasts 2 years. If you take the CPR class, CPR certification lasts 2 years.
Yes, you must be 16 years old.
We partner with the Adaptive Outdoor Education Center (AOEC) in Brunswick to offer a fully accessible campus and learning environment.
AOEC Horizon Center
675 Old Portland Road
Brunswick ME 04011
You should plan to wear or have with you clothing that will be appropriate for being both indoors and outdoors during your course. Weather permitting; we will be spending a significant portion of the class time outdoors. The following list in addition to the clothing you will be wearing and is to be considered a minimum. Feel free to supplement it with anything else you would normally carry. You will be using your equipment to provide care, build splints, and to keep yourself and OTHERS warm during scenarios.
Required: The following items should be packed for each class
___ Raingear tops and Bottoms (no ponchos)
___ 2 Warm Hats (synthetic* or wool)
___ 1 Pair Warm Gloves or Mittens (synthetic* or wool)
___ Long Underwear Tops and Bottoms (synthetic* or wool)
___ Warm Top and Bottom Layer (synthetic* or wool)
___ 2 Pair Warm socks (synthetic* or wool)
___ Pack (2500 cu in or larger) or duffle bag
___ 2 Water Bottles (1 liter/quart or larger)
___ Hiking boots or Sturdy Hiking Shoes
___ Notebook with Pen/Pencil
*Polyester or Polypropylene (Capilenetm, Bergelenetm, Dri-Climetm, etc.) We do not recommend cotton.
___ Trekking Poles
___ Watch with Second Hand (or digital with seconds)
___ Headlamp or Flashlight (don’t forget extra batteries and bulbs)
___ Pocket Knife
___ Insect Repellent (in season)
___ Sunglasses and Sunscreen
___ 40 feet Small Diameter Cord (parachute cord is fine)
___ Sleeping Pad (Ensolite, Thermarest, Ridgerest, etc.)
___ 10’ X 10’ 4-6 mil Plastic Tarp (for shelter building)
If you are missing an item please talk to us. We have lots of items that are available to rent at very reasonable costs. Here at Wicked Good Wilderness Medicine we try our best to make courses available to everyone.
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