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.
Event Organizer/Sponsor: Merrimack Parks & Recreation / Naticook Day Camp
When: June 13, 2020 from 8:00 am (RSVP required)
Where: Wasserman Park
116 Naticook Road
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054
Advanced registration is required. Register online at: https://merrimack.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=896