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Wilderness First Aid [WFA]: 40 Hr Cert. and 20 Hr Re-cert. (9/22/2020)

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The Basics:
STATUS: Inactive - Draft Form, Do Not Show on Calendar
Event Type:Learn
Event Location: 333 Edgepark Blvd NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3A 4K4
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Sep 22 2020  8:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Sep 16 2020 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2-4 days. 16 Hours Re-certification. 32 Hours Full Certification.
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Coordinator(s): Gil
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Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

This is a private event instructed by Rocky Mountain Adventure Medic and we require minimum 8 people to cover costs. [Typical WFA would be 30-40 people.] and an opportunity to be certified in wilderness first aid [WFA]. Since it is private, we are required to find our own venue and Foothills Alliance Church has offered their space for free to host our WFA event.

This is an invaluable tool for all outdoor enthusiasts especially if you are a coordinator or taking family and friends into the back country.

The event is WFA 40 Hour certification and WFA 20 Hour Re-certification. There will be pre-event homework for re- certification participants.

COURSE is 2 - 4 day. 2 Full 8 hour days for WFA Re-certification and 4 Full days for WFA certification. 8 AM - 5PM: STARTS TUE SEP 22 - ENDS FRI SEP 25

For those re-certifying, due to covid-19, the government has allowed expired WFA certificates between March - May 2020 to be extended only to the end of Sep 30. After Sep 30 you are required to take the full 40 WFA certification course.

NOTE: Guests are welcome on this event but need to sign-up as a member. [This first event is free for guest.]


40 HR WFA Certification: $505 plus GST

20 HR WFA Re-certification: $310 plus GST


"We are investigating subsidy of some costs by COC for coordinators. TBD."


READ THE WFA REFERENCE LINKS BELOW:

Please Note: We will follow all COVID-19 Club and Provincial guidelines.
Mandatory: Masks and no car pooling. We will meet at event.
Please check the event for a possible last minute update.

References:
WFA 20 Hour Re-cert Info
WFA 40 Hour Certification Info
RMAM COVID-19 GUIDELINES


SAFETY!!! CHECK OUT WEATHER CONDITIONS:
Calgary Weather


Required Items to Bring:

- COVID-19 Prevention: MASK
- Lunch, snacks, water
- Writing materials
- CLOTHING: INDOORS AND OUTDOORS
- Clothes for varying weather conditions (rain etc.)
- Sunglasses
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:No Carpool. Meet at Foothills Alliance Church.

Notes:
Your minimum annual membership fee of $15 is required. If you are a guest, you'll need to sign up as a member and this first event is free.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in COC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Contact the Event Coordinator for suggestions and recommendations.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at content@calgaryoutdoorclub.com.
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note: TBD. Since this is a private event, there will be a deposit and cancellation policy.

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