Wilderness First Responder

Whether a veteran of the backcountry or a first timer, preparation is the key to successful adventure in the wilderness. We’ve designed a course custom made to keep you and your friends and families safe and confident for any excursion.

ACCT Level 1 and 2 Full Training and Certification

ACCT Level 1 and 2 Full Training and Certification at  Mission Springs Camp and Conference Center

Challenge Course Certification Workshop

Here is an opportunity to get your Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) Level 1 or Level 2 Certification. This workshop is a Challenge In format workshop and it has two options:

Crisis Management At Camp: Lessons from Summer Emergencies Workshop

A day to explore response to emergencies at camp.  Sessions Include:
- Does your Emergency Response Plan cover all the bases?
- Camp Emergency Communication Plan
- Media Smarts-who should speak and what should they say
- Training your staff to respond
- Panel discussion on responding to disasters:  Elizabeth Shreckhise, Camp Alleghany for Girls ("The WV mud-flood"); Barry LeNoir, Camp Bethel ("Bikes, beach & one bat"); Gene Hayes , Bankers Insurance; Jean Holt.

Register before October 12! 

 

Jim Cain Workshop at Oregon 4-H Center

The Oregon 4-H Center, Salem is offering TWO Jim Cain Workshops in one day!

Workshop I:-Friday September 16, 1:30-5:30 PM, 4-H Fee $37.00, non-4-H Fee $47.00. Fee
includes Workshop I, snack and workshop II at no additional cost. There is no fee reduction
for those attending only Workshop I.

Canoe Instructor Certification Course Levels 1 – 4 offered in one course!

(Lake venues – Whitewater Canoe) October 8 - 12, 2016, Roanoke, Va.

Come only for the American Canoe Associaiton Level 1 or stay for additional levels! Perfect for Scout Leaders, Parks and Rec staff, Recreational Programmers, PE Teachers wishing to teach life-long sports, Camp Directors/Programmers, or anyone wanting to increase their paddling knowledge and skills! This is a 4-year professional certification.

Small Craft Safety (Canoeing and Rowboat) Training

You will earn your American Red Cross Small Craft Safety- Row Boating and Canoeing certification. Practice your strokes, learn to trim your boat, and gain skills in teaching girls about boating. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating, and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a row boat from the water.  Certification is valid for three years.

Small Craft Safety (Canoeing and Rowboat) Training

You will earn your Small Craft Safety- Row Boating and Canoeing certification. Practice your strokes, learn to trim your boat, and gain skills in teaching girls about boating. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating, and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a row boat from the water.  Certification is valid for three years.

Small Craft (Canoeing) Training

You will earn your Small Craft Safety- Canoeing certification. This one day option is intended for participants who are already skilled at paddling and handling canoes. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating,and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a canoe from the water. Certification is valid for three years.

Small Craft (Canoeing) Training

You will earn your Small Craft Safety- Canoeing certification. This one day option is intended for participants who are already skilled at paddling and handling canoes. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating,and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a canoe from the water. Certification is valid for three years.

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