Wilderness First Aid

Are you prepared to care for others when help is delayed?


Your Mission: Learn the skills to prevent and respond like a boss to both the most common and the most serious issues encountered in nature in the this highly-immersive and experiential course.

Wilderness First Aid is for Woodsy Wanderers, Weekend Warriors, and Wilderness Leaders who want to be prepared to care for themselves and others in settings where help may be delayed.

Imagine setting off on adventures feeling peace of mind that you are prepared for whatever comes your way.


Why Take Wilderness First Aid?

This immersive experience is for people who spend time in the outdoors and want to know more advanced techniques for preventing and responding to emergencies which occur in locations that are an hour or more from definitive care.

After the course, you will set off on your adventures feeling more relaxed, self-reliant, and ready for anything.

Topics we cover include:

  • Patient Assessment System
  • Conducting a Patient Exam
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient History
  • Soft Tissue Injuries including Bleeding Control
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries: Sprains, Strains, Fractures, Dislocations
  • Splinting
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Heat Exhaustion/Heat Stroke
  • Burns
  • Spinal Cord Injury Management
  • Lightning
  • Bites and Stings
  • Allergies/Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Seizures

Choose the format right for you.


Our highly immersive experience combines experiential learning games, realistic scenarios, lectures rich with meaningful stories, and opportunity for Q&A. You will get dirty.


(In-person) 16 Hours
(Hybrid) 8 hours 
online + 8 hours in-person Skills Lab

Certification Period:

2 Years

Your cost:

WFA is typically $225, WFA + CPR is typically $275. The cost can vary based on host site. Discounts are available for large groups. Contact us to host.


Online WFA Essentials

Look forward to engaging, dynamic videos, actions, and quizzes. After you register, you will receive immediate access to your course on our learning platform. Once the coursework is complete, you will join us for a live online Skills Lab to crystallize your learning and get your questions answered.


10 Hours (8 hours online coursework + 2.5 hours of Skills Labs)

Certification Period:

2 Years

Your cost:

WFA Essentials + CPR is $197

You have access to the course content for one year.

Already have your CPR certification and don't need a refresher? Register for WFA Essentials without CPR.


Should I take Wilderness First Aid or Basic First Aid?

Wilderness First Aid Q&A