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WFA - Wilderness First Aid (North Attleboro) 5/2/20 OTHER Hockomock Area YMCA

300 Elmwood Street
North Attleboro, MA 02760

American Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid is a 16-hour course designed to teach individuals how to deal with emergency situations by using first aid skills in a delayed-help environment. The American Red Cross is a recognized provider of the Boy Scouts of America and the program is based on their Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines. The course has been updated to reflect the latest emergency cardiovascular care science. The Wilderness & Remote First Aid program is appropriate for individuals who participate in outdoor recreational activities or who work in wilderness or remote settings where emergency medical services (EMS) response is more than 1 hour away. The Wilderness and Remote First Aid program emphasizes experiential learning with major portions of the course taught in the outdoor setting. (CPR certification is required prior to the course unless taken as a part of this course package - Adult/Pediatric CPR will be offered May 2 @ 5:30 p.m. at an additional charge of $30.00).

Registration deadline: Friday, April 17, 2020.

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Lifeguard Training 5/29/20 ACQUATICS Wasserman Park

116 Naticook Road
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course & Recertification Taught by Teach America To Swim, our lifeguard training program is specifically designed to better train lifeguards to prevent and respond to emergencies in an aquatic environment. We offer a blended training course which consists of a comprehensive online home-study and a three-day in-person training session. Our home-study course is far more rigorous than the industry standard, and therefore, reduces your in-person training requirement by 50%. All candidates are required to complete their home-study course prior to attending our convenient three-day in-person training session to maximize training time. Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED, which is valid for two years upon completion and is accepted nationwide. Water skills are held in Naticook Lake Register Now
Lifeguard Training 5/30/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

The dates for this class run from 5/30/2020-6/3/2020. The course will start promptly at 9:00 A.M. on the first day, and we will aim to finish up by 1:00 P.M. on the third day. Prerequisites: The minimum age is 15 Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Only participants who pass the practical pre-test will be allowed to continue the course. Pre-test includes: Swim 20 yards, surface dive underwater (7 - 10 ft) for a 10 pound object and resurface, swim 20 yards on back at surface with object, exit water without ladder or steps (timed event, swim goggles not allowed) Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. You should place your hands under your armpits. Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and swim another 5 yards to complete. Certification: American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module. Includes First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Certifications valid for 2 years. Comments: All aquatics courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We strongly recommend that you bring a wetsuit. Register Now
High Ropes Facilitator 5/30/20 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Dates: May 30th starting at 9am - June 2nd finishing at 5pm Purpose: Learn facilitating techniques for various high elements including equipment, belay skills, safety and rescue techniques. Gain knowledge in risk and course management. Register Now
Challenge Course Facilitator 5/30/20 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Combined Dates: May 30 - June 5th High and Low Facilitator Training Certification: Challenge Course Facilitator (2 years) Please note that the Ropes training is a full time commitment, including evening classes and coursework. Register Now
Low Ropes Facilitator 6/3/20 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Dates: June 3rd starting at 9am - June 5th finishing at 5pm Purpose: Focus is on facilitation techniques for both element/initiative and non-element/initiative challenges as well as safety skills. Register Now
Level 1 Canoe Instructor with Introduction to Canoeing 6/4/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Purpose: To learn or review basic canoe strokes before moving into the instructor level course (includes Intro to Canoeing Skills Course on day 1.) This is strongly recommended for all students and especially for those with minimal paddling experience. To certify an individual to teach the American Canoe Association Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing curriculum To gain knowledge of canoe safety To strengthen teaching skills To comply with ACA Accreditation Standards. Dates: Thursday June 4th starting at 9am - Sunday June 7th finishing at 5pm. Register Now
Canoe Instructor Level 1 6/4/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Dates: Thursday June 4th starting at 7pm - Sunday June 7th finishing at 5pm. Please note that the Canoe Instructor training is a full time commitment, including evening classes and coursework. Prerequisites: Minimum Age 18 for American Canoe Association Instructor requirements Excellent physical condition and strong swimming skills Current First Aid and CPR certification We recommend you review the following ACA Instructor Criteria for the Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing Instructor Certifications: American Canoe Association, Level I Introduction to Canoeing Instructor Register Now
Level 1 Archery Coach Certification 6/5/20 ARCHERY AND RIFLERY YMCA Camp of Maine

305 Winthrop Center Rd
Winthrop, Maine 04364

Come and Visit the YMCA Camp of Maine and complete the Level 1 Archery Coach Certification. Course includes a cooked Lunch along with Hot Beverages. Advanced registration is required and spaces are limited. Register Now
Climbing Wall Facilitator 6/6/20 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Purpose: Learn facilitation techniques, belaying skills and safety for climbing wall structures. Gain knowledge in risk management. Dates: Saturday June 6th starting at 9am finishing at 5pm Register Now
Lifeguard Training 6/6/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from 6/6/2020-6/10/2020. Please note that the Lifeguard training is a full time commitment, including evening class time and coursework. The course hours are designed as a classroom style residential training totaling 4.5 days. We will begin at 1pm on the first day of class. We will aim to be finished by 6pm on the final day of class but this will remain at the discretion of the instructors Prerequisites: The minimum age is 15 Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Only participants who pass the practical pre-test will be allowed to continue the course. Pre-test includes: Swim 20 yards, surface dive underwater (7 - 10 ft) for a 10 pound object and resurface, swim 20 yards on back at surface with object, exit water without ladder or steps (timed event, swim goggles not allowed) Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. You should place your hands under your armpits. Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and swim another 5 yards to complete. Certification: American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module. Includes First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Certifications valid for 2 years. Comments: All aquatics courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We strongly recommend that you bring a wetsuit. Register Now
Water Safety Instructor 6/6/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Purpose: To train candidates in the American Red Cross Aquatics Program including teaching children and adults to swim, and giving water safety presentations to kids and their parents. Refer to American Camp Association Accreditation Standards for appropriate water sport training requirements. Saturday June 6th starting at 9am - Wednesday June 10th finishing by 6pm. Prerequisites: The minimum age is 16 Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Only participants who pass the swimming pre-test (at the beginning of course) will be allowed to continue. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in all strokes (minimum Level 4) and basic water rescue skills. Certifications: American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Comments: Please note that all aquatics courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. Expect to be in the lake multiple hours each day. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We require that you bring a wetsuit. Lifeguard Certification is highly recommended for anyone teaching children on the water. Register Now
Canoe Instructor Level 1 6/8/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Dates: Monday June 8th starting at 7pm - Thursday June 11th finishing at 5pm. Please note that the Canoe Instructor training is a full time commitment, including evening classes and coursework. Prerequisites: Minimum Age 18 for American Canoe Association Instructor requirements Excellent physical condition and strong swimming skills Current First Aid and CPR certification We recommend you review the following ACA Instructor Criteria for the Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing Instructor Certifications: American Canoe Association, Level I Introduction to Canoeing Instructor. Please note that all courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We strongly recommend that you bring a wetsuit. Lifeguard Certification is highly recommended for anyone teaching children on the water. Refer to American Camp Association Accreditation Standards for appropriate water sport training requirements. Register Now
Level 1 Canoe Instructor with Introduction to Canoeing 6/8/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Dates: Monday June 8th starting at 9am - Thursday June 11th finishing at 5pm. Purpose: To learn or review basic canoe strokes before moving into the instructor level course (includes Intro to Canoeing Skills Course on day 1.) This is strongly recommended for all students and especially for those with minimal paddling experience. To certify an individual to teach the American Canoe Association Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing curriculum To gain knowledge of canoe safety To strengthen teaching skills To comply with ACA Accreditation Standards. Please note that all courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We strongly recommend that you bring a wetsuit. Lifeguard Certification is highly recommended for anyone teaching children on the water. Refer to American Camp Association Accreditation Standards for appropriate water sport training requirements. Register Now
Windsurfing Instructor 6/8/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Dates: Monday June 8th starting at 9am - Wednesday June 10th ending by 5pm Prerequisites: Minimum Age 17 Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Completion of swimming pretest Purpose: Review and practice of windsurfing skills, and care and knowledge of equipment. To learn teaching progression and strategies. To focus on safety including a risk management plan. Offers practice teaching opportunities. Please note that Day 1 includes review and practice time for windsurfing skills and specific introductions to equipment care. Days 2 and 3 are identical in content and coincide with the Experienced Windsurf Instructor Workshop. Please note that these courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We strongly recommend that you bring a wet suit. Lifeguard Certification is highly recommended for anyone teaching children on the water. Refer to American Camp Association Accreditation Standards for appropriate water sport training requirements. Register Now
Archery Instructor Level 1 6/9/20 ARCHERY AND RIFLERY Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Archery Course 1: Tuesday June 9th starting at 1pm -Wednesday June 10th ending at 6pm. Purpose: To improve the safety and quality of archery instruction to individuals and small groups in a camp setting To review archery techniques To give instructors confidence in teaching To learn to motivate and vary daily program To care for equipment and make repairs To comply with ACA Accreditation Standards and state licensing regulations. Certification: National Archery Association - Level I. Valid for three years from date of issue. Note: Full attendance and participation is required. There will be no evening class time for this course although coursework or homework will be assigned during this time. Register Now
Archery Instructor Level 1 6/11/20 ARCHERY AND RIFLERY Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Archery Course 2: Thursday June 11th starting at 1pm - Friday June 12th ending at 6pm. Purpose: To improve the safety and quality of archery instruction to individuals and small groups in a camp setting To review archery techniques To give instructors confidence in teaching To learn to motivate and vary daily program To care for equipment and make repairs To comply with ACA Accreditation Standards and state licensing regulations. Certification: National Archery Association - Level I. Valid for three years from date of issue. Note: Full attendance and participation is required. There will be no evening class time for this course although coursework or homework will be assigned during this time. Please choose residential or commuter rate. Register Now
Lifeguard Training 6/11/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course will run from 6/11/2020-6/15/2020. Please note that the Lifeguard training is a full time commitment, including evening class time and coursework. The course hours are designed as a classroom style residential training totaling 4.5 days. We will begin at 1pm on the first day of class. We will aim to be finished by 6pm on the final day of class but this will remain at the discretion of the instructors. Prerequisites: The minimum age is 15 Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Only participants who pass the practical pre-test will be allowed to continue the course. Pre-test includes: Swim 20 yards, surface dive underwater (7 - 10 ft) for a 10 pound object and resurface, swim 20 yards on back at surface with object, exit water without ladder or steps (timed event, swim goggles not allowed) Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. You should place your hands under your armpits. Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and swim another 5 yards to complete. Certification: American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module. Includes First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Certifications valid for 2 years. Comments: All aquatics courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We strongly recommend that you bring a wetsuit. Register Now
Level 1 Archery Coach Certification 6/11/20 OPEN HOUSE Wasserman Park

116 Naticook Road
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054

Come and join Merrimack Parks & Recreation & Sattva Center for Archery for the Level 1, Archery Coach Certification Course. In addition to the curriculum proscribed by USA Archery, certification courses include additional resources and learning opportunities (video feedback, for example). Once you certify with Sattva, we encourage you to keep in touch for advice on instruction, program development, risk management, and equipment needs. Courses are taught by USA Archery Level IV-NTS Coach, Kyle Bissell, owner of Sattva Center for Archery Training. Class will be held on the Archery Range at Wasserman Park (116 Naticook Road, Merrimack). Advanced registration is required and spaces are limited.

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Lifeguard Instructor - American Red Cross 6/11/20 OTHER William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road, P.O. Box 52
Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816

Part of William Lawrence Camp 2020 Staff Certification Week. 

Begins Thursday, June 11 at 8:30 AM
Ends Saturday, June 13 at 4 PM or at the discretion of the instructor
Instructor: K.O. Bisson

Wilderness First Aid 6/13/20 CPR|FIRST AID Wasserman Park

116 Naticook Road
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054

SOLO Wilderness First Aid Training Saturday, June 13th - Sunday, June 14th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Do you like to spend time outdoors? Whether its hiking, biking, kayaking, rock climbing or other outdoor pursuits; if you or someone in your group got hurt would you know what to do? Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Many back country emergencies are preventable and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning some valuable skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one and maybe even save a life. The Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department has teamed up with SOLO, a nationally recognized leaders in the field of wilderness medicine and rescue to provide affordable wilderness medical training close to home. Wilderness First Aid is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants more than a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. Wilderness First Aid is a comprehensive 16 hour long training program which focuses on the skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. This course will be held at Wasserman Park in Merrimack, NH and is approved by the American Camp Association and also by the NH Department of Health & Human Services for Day Camp Health Center staffing requirements. The cost of this valuable 2 day course is $160.00. Adult CPR/AED Course will be offered on Saturday, June 13th for an additional fee of $50.00. Register Now
Adult CPR & Wilderness First Aid - SOLO 6/13/20 OTHER William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road, P.O. Box 52
Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816

Part of William Lawrence Camp 2020 Staff Certification Week. 

WILDERNESS FIRST AID

Begins Saturday, June 13 at 8:30 AM
Ends Sunday, June 14 at 5 PM or at the discretion of the instructor

Adult CPR Course

Saturday, June 13 at 6pm.
Ends at the discretion of the instructor.

Instructor: TBA

Course Fee: $200.00
Course Fee with CPR: $250.00
Course Fee CPR ONLY: $50.00

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Basic Instructor Level 1 - NRA 6/13/20 OTHER William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road, P.O. Box 52
Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816

Part of William Lawrence Camp 2020 Staff Certification Week.

Begins Saturday June 13 at 1 PM
Ends Sunday, June 14 at 5 PM or at the discretion of the instructor
Instructor: Lucy Morris

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Water Safety Instructor - American Red Cross 6/14/20 OTHER William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road, P.O. Box 52
Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816

Part of William Lawrence Camp 2020 Staff Certification Week. 

Begins Sunday, June 14 at 8:30 AM
Ends Tuesday, June 16 at 4 PM or at the discretion of the instructor
Instructor: K.O. Bisson

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Lifeguard Review 6/16/20 ACQUATICS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Waterfront Lifeguarding Review Course: June 16 starting at 1 pm to June 17 finishing by 9 pm. Please note candidates in the review course are required to show current certification and are expected to arrive having reviewed the lifeguarding course manual and to be prepared for taking all written exams, participate in the water practice sessions and the in-water testing and final skills scenarios. If a guard is not confident in their skills and need additional practice time, we recommend enrolling in the full Lifeguarding course. Prerequisites: Current Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module/First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Note: If the Waterfront Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate is expired, participants must take the full Lifeguarding Course. Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Only participants who pass the practical pre-test will be allowed to continue the course Candidates are expected to arrive having reviewed the lifeguarding course manual and to be prepared for taking all written exams and be prepared for practical testing and skills scenarios. Certification: American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module. Includes First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Certifications valid for 2 years. Comments: All aquatics courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We strongly recommend that you bring a wetsuit. Register Now
Level 1 Archery Coach Certification 6/16/20 ARCHERY AND RIFLERY YMCA Camp of Maine

305 Winthrop Center Rd
Winthrop, Maine 04364

Come and Visit the YMCA Camp of Maine and complete the Level 1 Archery Coach Certification. Course includes a cooked Lunch along with Hot Beverages. Advanced registration is required and spaces are limited. Register Now
Waterfront Lifeguard Training - American Red Cross 6/17/20 OTHER William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road, P.O. Box 52
Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816

Part of William Lawrence Camp 2020 Staff Certification Week. 

Begins Wednesday, June 17 at 8:30 AM
Ends Friday, June 19 at 4 PM or at the discretion of the instructor
Instructor: K.O. Bisson

*Course includes American Red Cross CPR for the Professional and American Red Cross First Aid

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Camp Rifle Instructor Training Course 6/17/20 OTHER William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road, P.O. Box 52
Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816

Part of William Lawrence Camp 2020 Staff Certification Week. 

Begins Wednesday, June 17 at 1 PM
Ends Friday, June 19 at 12 Noon or at the discretion of the instructor
Instructor: George Chase

*Same curriculum as former CMP instructor course.

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USA Archery Instructor Certification Workshop (Level 1 Basic Instructor) 6/18/20 OPEN HOUSE Camp Taconic

20 Glenwood Court
Tenafly, New Jersey 07670

The Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Course provides graduates the necessary tools to maintain a high level of safety both on and off the archery range and ensures that minimum standards for archery instruction are consistently taught to provide for the safety and enjoyment of the participants, instructors and spectators. Level 1 Instructors are well prepared to teach beginner archery programs to people of all ages and abilities in a variety of both indoor and outdoor settings in the disciplines of target, field or 3-D archery. The Level 1 Instructor will learn about range safety, range setup, the steps of shooting, equipment and repair, programs and lesson plans.

Participants receive:

  • 1 Level 1 Instructor Certification Book 
  • 1 Stretch Band 
  • 1 USA Archery Whistle
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CPR for Professional Rescuer & First Aid - American Trauma Event Management 6/18/20 OTHER William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road, P.O. Box 52
Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816

Part of William Lawrence Camp 2020 Staff Certification Week. 

Thursday, June 18 from 1:00-6:00
PM. Ends at the discretion of the
instructor

Instructor: K.O. Bisson

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