CANCELLED!!! Wilderness First Aid - WFA at Palmer Rapids 19-20 June

We didn't meet minimum participant requirement. To be rescheduled later this summer. This course offers a great opportunity to combine learning WFA skills and paddling on the same weekend! Very popular in the past, we expect that this course will fill quickly so act now! To register, simply click on the "Sign Up" button at the bottom of this page. Course fee is $175.00 + $8.75 gst (after 01 July, you will pay additional 8% for HST). Payment by cheque or credit card to Paddler Co-Op, 6535 Palmer Road, Palmer Rapids, ON, K0J 2E0.

Full payment is required to confirm your space. Payment deadline 15 June.

Camping: available at $8 per person per night. 

Lee Chantrell is a Paramedic with a wealth of experience in outdoor leadership and managing risk in remote wilderness environments. A former expedition leader in Nepal and the Alps, a river operations manager on the Ottawa River, and more recently a practicing Advanced Care Paramedic, Lee integrates his teaching expertise with practical medical training and well-honed incident management skills. Lee is a member of the Wilderness Medical Society, with his Outdoor Emergency Medicine program being endorsed by both the National Safety Council and the Emergency Care and Safety Institute. Lee is a passionate instructor and certified educator who brings a professional, practical approach to the wilderness first aid training.
The Basics
Event Location: 
Palmer Rapids
Date(s) & Time: 
Saturday, June 19, 2010 (All day)
Registration Cut Off: 
Event Duration: 
2 days
Difficulty Rating: 
Participant Info
Who's Invited: 
WCA members
Maximum Group Size: 
Minimum Group Size: 
Itinerary description: 

Schedule 19 June

08:00 – 08:30 Meet & Greet
09:00 – 12:00 Course
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break (each participant will bring their own)
14:00 – 16:00 Course
20:00 – 21:00 Slide/PowerPoint presentation on wounds-related topic

Schedule 20 June

08:00 – 12:00 Course
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break (each participant will bring their own)
14:00 – 16:00 Course

Required Items to Bring: 

Course participants are responsible for their own meals, snacks and drinks.
Hometown Restaurant (613-758-2161) offers simple fare at a reasonable price.
Hanna’s Foodmart (613-758-2177) is a local general store in Palmer Rapids. Great butter tarts & date squares!

Recommended Items to Bring: 

Always wear comfortable clothing. Part of the training will be conducted outside, so bring warm clothes in case of cold weather.

How to Get There
Event Directions: 

For directions, please check instructions at Paddler Co-Op website

Cancellation Policy: 
Due to the high popularity of this course and limited space, a deadline for cancelling is 06 June.
Event Coordinator/s Contact Information
Contact (Name): 
Jodi or Carly at Paddler Co-Op